Park & Ride
During the Festival Park & Ride will operate at the following sites and drop off to Manor Road (BH1 3EZ) approx 5-10 min walk to the event site.
Kings Park postcode: BH7 7AF (£10 per car Thursday & Sunday and £12 Friday & Saturday)
Thursday 9.00am – last bus at 11pm
Friday 9am – last bus at 11pm
Saturday 9am – last bus at 11pm
Sunday 9am – last bus at 7pm
If you are coming by car to the town center and opting to park in a car park, please make sure you check out the road closures in place.
If you choose to come by car, we always recommend the park and ride service, (details to be released soon) however, should you wish to park in the town centre, do check out car park locations and charges.
By bus and coach
There are plenty of coach providers offering great prices on travel to and from Bournemouth. All coaches arrive in the heart of Bournemouth, right next to the train station, where taxis and local buses are waiting to take you to your hotel, the town centre or seafront. Bournemouth also has a great bus service with regular routes to the town centre.
During the Air Festival coach drop off points are available on Westover Road (BH1 2BU). Coach parking: Queens Road coach and car park (BH2 6BE) will be available for coach parking on all four days of the festival. Please note: coach parking at Kings Park will not be available during the duration of the Air Festival. Please refer to this map for details about our road closures. Coaches will not be allowed through these areas.
Bournemouth is well served by the rail network with three local railway stations – the main Bournemouth station, Pokesdown to the east and Branksome to the west. There is an excellent train service to and from various locations around the UK, as well as a fast service from London Waterloo in as little as 97 minutes.
Or if it’s easier – download the map of Bournemouth.
Before you head out into the bay, make sure you have a copy of the Marine Safety Zone Map.