Transfers & Transport

How to get to Capital School of English from the airport

With a variety of transport links it is easy to get to Bournemouth

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Airport (CODE) Approximate time to Bournemouth (hours:minutes) Taxi Price РOne way (£)
London Heathrow (LHR) 2:00 155
London Gatwick (LGW) 2:30 185
London Stansted (STN) 3:30 215
Southampton (SOU) 1:00 90
Bournemouth (BOH) 0:30-0:45 60
Bristol(BRS) 2:30 160
Luton(LTN) 3:00-3:30 190
London City(LCY) 3:30 220

Please note that arrivals from the Middle East with be subject to an extra charge of £30 that will apply on top of the prices above.

Ferry Terminals (£)GBP
Portsmouth Ferry Terminal 95
Poole Ferry Terminal 60
Additional Charges (£)GBP
Taxi Waiting Time – Cost per hour 30
Taxi Out of Hours Charge (22.00 to 06.00)
– cost per hour
Extra person Drop off/Collection (per person) 20
Additional Information
If you are not at your meeting point 30 minutes after arriving you will incur a waiting fee. This includes flight delays, going through immigration/customs and collecting your baggage. The waiting fee is £30.00 per hour.
If you cancel your taxi less than 8 hours before your landing time you will be charged 50% of the taxi fee.
If you do not take your flight without informing us you will be charged 100% of the taxi fee.
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How to use the Yellow Buses

Airport Guide

Travelling by Train in Bournemouth

Travelling by Coach in Bournemouth

Travelling by Taxi Around Bournemouth

Bournemouth Travel Interchange is the main bus, coach and train station for Bournemouth.

National Express Bus

By Train

National Express has direct connections between Bournemouth, Central London (Victoria Coach Station), Heathrow and Gatwick airports.  With prices starting at just £15 (if booked in advance) it is also a very economical way of getting to Bournemouth.
You can buy tickets at the National Express office at the airport.
For more information check National Express website

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With direct links to London Waterloo station, Southampton Airport and many other major towns and cities in the South of England, getting to Bournemouth via train is very simple.

For the most up-to-date train times and fares check National Rail Enquires

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Local Bus

Our current price list for taxis direct from any airport to Bournemouth are available at the top of the page

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If travelling into Bournemouth International Airport there is an hourly bus service (route B1) that will take you directly to the town centre.

This service costs £5.50 one-way.

For timetables please visit the Yellow Bus website

NOTE: This bus service finishes at 20:00.   Taxis are available at the Airport Terminal.

Bournemouth Yellow buses

Getting around Bournemouth

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Bournemouth Yellow buses
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To travel by bicycle is an easy and cheap way to travel around Bournemouth. It also keeps you fit! If you are here for a short time only you can simply hire a bike. If you are here for longer it is probably cheaper to buy a bicycle.  You might even sell your bicycle to another student when you leave.

Local Buses

Bournemouth has an excellent public Yellow bus network –¬†¬†¬†During your stay you can buy 7, 14¬†or 30 day¬†bus passes from Capital School of English which allow unlimited travel across the Yellow bus network.


Prices (£GBP) Under 19 years old 19+ years old
7 days 14 15
14 days 28 30
30 days 49 52


All Bournemouth taxis are registered and use a taxi meter so you can see the price at the end of the journey.  Prices vary depending on the length of your journey and time of day .

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