How to get to Capital School of English from the airport
With a variety of transport links it is easy to get to Bournemouth
|Airport (CODE)||Approximate time to Bournemouth (hours:minutes)||Taxi Price – One way (£)|
|London Heathrow (LHR)||2:00||155|
|London Gatwick (LGW)||2:30||185|
|London Stansted (STN)||3:30||215|
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.
|Portsmouth Ferry Terminal||95|
|Poole Ferry Terminal||60|
|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|
|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.|
How to use the Yellow Buses
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
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
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
Our current price list for taxis direct from any airport to Bournemouth are available at the top of the page
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.
Getting around Bournemouth
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.
Bournemouth has an excellent public Yellow bus network – https://www.bybus.co.uk 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|
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 .