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Bournemouth Airport

Everything you need to know about Bournemouth airport

Bournemouth airport connects over 900,000 passengers to over 60 destinations each year. Holiday Extras® strives to provide the best service for its customers. Although we don't offer any products at Bournemouth airport, we hope you'll find everything you need to know about the airport in our guide.

Facilities at Bournemouth - keep busy before you fly

You'll find enough to do at Bournemouth airport before you fly. The airport has a few bars and restaurants as well as a hand full of shops. There is a currency exchange desk, Spectrum Internet, wireless hotspots, Sceptre Leisure, passenger assistance and there is also plenty of long and short stay parking.

Getting to Bournemouth airport

Bournemouth airport is linked to the whole region and beyond by a number of convenient road links. The journey time from the M25 to Bournemouth airport can take as little as 75 minutes depending on traffic. The airport is clearly signposted just off the A338.
See our directions page for detailed directions.

Parking at Bournemouth Airport

We offer the official Bournemouth airport parking services with a discount for travellers booking in advance. They are the most convenient option for parking at the airport, located onsite within walking distance of the terminal. The Premium parking service also includes a Fast Track pass enabling you to bypass the queues through airport security.

Travel by train or even by bus

The main rail access for the airport is via Bournemouth station which is based at the Travel Interchange. Passengers can get the hourly shuttle bus to the airport. Bournemouth airport shuttle bus runs between Bournemouth town centre and the airport on and half past the hour from 7am to 7pm, seven days a week. Visit Bournemouth airport shuttle for more information.

Hotels near Bournemouth airport

We recommend the Hallmark hotel at Bournemouth airport which we can package together with parking at the hotel for the duration of your trip. Transfers to and from the airport will be by taxi, which reception staff will arrange for you. Alternatively there is also The Premier Inn Christchurch West which is four miles from Bournemouth airport, the Best Western Hotel Royale is five miles away, and the Ramada Encore Bournemouth is six miles away. Currently, these hotels are not available to book with Holiday Extras, however.

Bournemouth hand luggage

  • Hand luggage should be no larger than: H:56cm x W:45cm x D:25cm
  • Check your hand luggage allowance with your airline
  • Liquids are allowed in containers of up to 100ml
  • Liquids must be carried in a clear resealable plastic bag no larger than 20cm x 20cm.
  • Only one bag of liquids is allowed per person
  • Laptops are allowed, but must be screened separately

For more information about baggage restrictions including hand luggage allowance and liquid containers, see our Bournemouth baggage and security page.