Transportation in Bournemouth

Public transport in Bournemouth

Yellow Buses

Yellow Bus Passports (“Glo Cards”), allowing unlimited travel in the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch area on Yellow Buses, are available for issue to students at the Bus Company’s offices in Avenue Road, Bournemouth and Mallard Road, Bournemouth. These can also be purchased online on the Yellow Buses website.

Yellow Bus Timetables giving details of routes and prices are available in Student Services. Students should apply direct to Yellow Buses, making the appropriate payment.

Yellow Bus Passports (“Glo Cards”), allowing unlimited travel in the Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch area, on Yellow Buses only.

Yellow Bus Prices

ADULT TICKET: 19 YEARS OLD OR OVER£
7days (1 week)15
14days (2 weeks)30
30days52
90days135

Glo Cards are available for periods of more than 90 days. Please ask Student Services for details.

DURATION OF CHILD “YELLOW CARD” FOR PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 19£
7days (1 week)14
14days (2 weeks)28
30days49

 

morebus

morebus ‘Zone AB’, allowing unlimited travel in the Bournemouth and Poole areas. Particularly useful for students staying in homestay accommodation in the Branksome and Parkstone areas which are not served by Yellow Buses.

morebus Prices

DURATION OF “PERIOD TICKETS - ZONE AB”: 19 YEARS OLD OR OLDER£
7days19.50 / 16.50*
30days72 / 62*
90days157*

*Prices only in use of “the key” or the app. Available at more station or on the website

 

morebus ‘Zone ABC’, allowing unlimited travel in the entire Wilts and Dorset area. 

morebus Prices

DURATION OF “PERIOD TICKETS- ZONE ABC”£
7days25
30days97 / 94*
90days215*

*Prices only in use of “the key” or the app. Available at more station or on the website

 

CHILD/YOUNG PERSONS TICKETS (UNDER THE AGE OF 19)£
7days20*
30days74*
90days205*

*Prices only in use of “the key” or the app. Available at more station or on the website

Taxis

We have special arrangements with MOBILE RADIO CARS to have cars available at the bus station in Bournemouth (adjacent to the Railway Station) to take you to your accommodation.

Mobile Radio Cars’ Telephone no: 01202 51 80 00

Approximate cost of a taxi: £ 7 to £12.

Car Hire

For those who require their own transport there are many reliable Car Hire companies in Bournemouth. Our Student Services staff will be pleased to advise you.

Driving Licences issued by member-states of the European Economic Area (European Community countries plus Liechtenstein, Iceland and Norway) are valid in Great Britain. Students from other countries who have valid full licences or International Driving Permits may normally drive in Britain for up to one year without further formality.

It is important to note that it is a serious offence to drive any kind of vehicle without a driving licence, a vehicle licence and a motor insurance policy valid in the United Kingdom.

Cycle Hire

Many students find it most convenient to hire bicycles for the duration of their courses. Our Student Services staff will be pleased to make the arrangements for you.

Rail Services

Bournemouth is just 100 minutes away from London by train. Trains run every half-hour throughout the day and evening.

Bournemouth Airport

Flybe offers worldwide connections directly into Bournemouth.