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AFC Bournemouth
Seward Stadium
Kings Park
Tel: 0844 576 1910
Fax: 01202 726373  




Arriving by Air


London airports

 London Heathrow is approximately 1 hour, 45 minutes, by road from Bournemouth. Gatwick is 2 hours, 30 minutes away. Both airports are served by direct coach and rail services to Bournemouth.


Southampton International Airport

 Southampton International Airport is approximately 35 minutes away by road and serves as a main station on the rail route between Bournemouth and London. Southampton serves a number of UK, European and Channel Island destinations.


Bournemouth Airport

 Bournemouth Airport is approximately 15 minutes away from the town by road and also serves a number of destinations. There is no direct rail link, however, taxis and buses serve the airport.


The Bournemouth Airport Shuttle provides a link between the Lansdowne Campus, the Town Centre, the Travel Interchange and Bournemouth Airport. The bus stop for this service is situated opposite Studland House. The service operates once an hour from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week.


More timetable and fare information can be found on the Bournemouth Airport Shuttle website (


Arriving by Coach

 Coach connections to airports - there are 10 to 15 buses a day to both Heathrow and Gatwick.


Frequent coach services run to Bournemouth from many large cities. Journey by coach from London takes approximately 2 hours, 30 minutes. There are direct buses from London Vitoria coach station to Bournemouth


For timetabling and fare information call National Express: +44 (0) 8705 808080 or visit:


Arriving by Rail

 The nearest station to the University is Bournemouth. The journey by fast train from London takes approximately a 1 hour, 30 minutes. There are also regular trains from the UK's other major cities.

For timetabling and fare information please call National Rail Enquiries: +44 (0) 8457 484950 or visit:


Arriving by Road

AFC Bournemouth
Seward Stadium
Kings Park

Tel: 0844 576 1910
Fax: 01202 726373



Direction to AFC Bournemouth:,,10324,00.html


From the North

 A34 to the M3 to the M27 to the A31


From the South East Coast

 A27 to the M27 to the A31

From the A31, take the A338 to Bournemouth at the Ashley Heath roundabout.

Carry on straight over the flyover.

Take the next slip road of to the left (signposted Football Ground) to Kings Park.

At the mini roundabout go straight across into Kings Park itself.


From the South West Coast

A35 to the A338

On the A338 take to slip road to the Springbourne Roundabout signposted Kings Park. Take the 3rd exit of the roundabout, at the Fire Station, stay in the left hand lane and turn left onto Holdenhurst Road.

Stay to the left and go straight through at the traffic lights (the Queens Park Pub should be on your right). Go around the small roundabout and into Kings Park itself.



·        Bournemouth street map - shows campus locations (PDF 980kb)

·        Map showing wider Bournemouth and Poole Area (PDF 598kb)

·        Region map showing Southampton, Salisbury, Blandford, Ringwood, Wareham (2.2mb)

·        UK Map


Some Hotels:

·Carlton Menzies (Conference Dinner location) and East Cliff Court Hotel: B&B incl Wifi & Parking, swimming pool

o   East Cliff Court – from £80 per room on single occupancy

o   Carlton Menzies – from £90 per room on single occupancy

·Cumberland Hotel ( :
from From £56.50 B&B Single occ

·Miramar Hotel (
     from £60 pppn B&B
     from £72.5 pppn DBB
(Sun to Thu only, exc B/Holidays)

Booking above hotels, please mention Bournemouth University for getting discount rates.

·Premier Inn, Bournemouth:  from £29 per night cheapest rate – limited availability, Online bookings only