Advice for rail users affected by RMT action: 27 September until 1 October
The RMT Union has announced further industrial action that would affect CrossCountry services from the start of Friday 27 September until the end of Tuesday 1 October. We remain in discussions with the RMT to seek a resolution and customers are advised to check our website for the latest travel information.
If this action goes ahead then on most days there would be little impact on our services. However, services on Sunday 29 September would be severely restricted. Seat reservations have been suspended and alternative arrangements are being prepared and will be made available here when finalised.
For more information on this, please find our dedicated page here:
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Lose the stress and hassle of driving by taking the train to Bournemouth Airport. You can travel in comfort with CrossCountry and we can even help you get cheaper train tickets.
Bournemouth Airport is located around 3.5 miles northeast of Bournemouth. Although there is no train station at Bournemouth Airport, it is still easy to travel to the airport by train. CrossCountry will take you to Bournemouth Station, at the Bournemouth Travel Interchange. From there, it’s a 20-minute shuttle bus journey to the airport.
Relaxing on the train to the airport is the best way to start your holiday. Taking the train to the airport means you save money and time, with no need to drive yourself there or use a taxi service. Instead of stressing about traffic and parking fees, you can sit back, buy snacks and drinks from our at-seat service and enjoy the journey.
As well as luggage racks to store your suitcase and hand luggage, we also have charging points for your electrical devices.
If you buy a CrossCountry Advance Ticket to Bournemouth Airport, you can get it sent straight to your phone as an e-Ticket. That way, the only thing you need to travel is your mobile phone.
Bournemouth Airport is around 20 minutes away from Bournemouth station. Once you arrive at Bournemouth station, you can travel by bus from outside the station. Buses run from 7am to 8pm, 7 days a week. The timetable can be accessed on their website. If you are arriving at the station outside of those times, you can jump in a taxi from outside the station.
Bournemouth station is fully accessible to those with a range of mobility needs.
For more information about getting to Bournemouth Airport, visit Bournemouth Airport’s website.
Here are our top travel tips to make sure your journey runs smoothly:
Bournemouth Airport is small but has all the amenities you may need before you fly.
The airport’s compact nature means there’s not a huge selection of shops for you to browse but you will find WHSmith, where you can get all your flight essentials. It’s your one stop shop for books, magazines, drinks, snacks, travel accessories and health & beauty essentials.
You will also find World Duty Free where you’ll discover fantastic savings on a wide selection of products - from cosmetics to confectionery, fragrances to fashion accessories, spirits to souvenirs, and skincare to sunglasses.
Est Presso serves real Italian coffee, freshly made sandwiches and tasty treats. Sit in the café and watch the world go by whilst you enjoy a hot bacon baguette and a cuppa or buy something to take on board with you.
The Olive Tree is a relaxed pub style restaurant & bar and the perfect spot to settle for breakfast, lunch or dinner while waiting for a flight. Enjoy a traditional main or share some light bites, and why not order a bottle of prosecco? You are on holiday after all.
Bournemouth Airport has some extra facilities to ensure your time at the airport is as enjoyable as can be.
Free Wifi is available in the terminal and can be used on all devices.
ATMs can be found in the Check-in hall and in the Departure Lounge.
Use the dedicated FastTrack channel to save time and move swiftly through the security queues.
Special Travel Assistance from trained staff can be made available for departing passengers from the point of arrival at the airport and from inbound aircraft.