How Far Is It From London to Bournemouth?

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It is approximately 110 miles or 177 kilometers from London to Bournemouth by major highway. As the bird flies, the distance is 94 miles or 151 kilometers.

The quickest way to drive from London to Bournemouth is using the M3 to get to Southampton, then taking M27 or A31 through the New Forest National Park and then getting on A338, which leads from Ringwood south to Bournemouth. Total driving time will vary, depending mainly on London area traffic, roadwork along the way and driving speed, but will often be between two hours and 10 minutes and two hours and 45 minutes.