By Car

Park & Ride – Kings Park BH7 7AF

During the Festival, Park & Ride will operate from Kings Park.  Parking is free but there is a charge to use the bus which will drop off at Manor Road      (BH1 3EZ) approx 5-10 min walk to the event site.

Tickets entitle up to 7 people to use the bus (return)

Thursday & Sunday – £10/ticket   Friday & Saturday – £12/ticket 

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  we always recommend using the Park and Ride service.  However, should you wish to park in the Town Centre do check out the car park locations and charges and also please make sure you check out the road closures here.

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.

Yellow Buses
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By train

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 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.

**Please note the RMT have announced industrial action between 30th August to 2nd September, please see link below to check for the latest updates on journeys**

South Western Railway


Or if it’s easier – download the map of Bournemouth.

By Boat

Before you head out into the bay, make sure you have a copy of the Marine Safety Zone Map.