Bournemouth Airport (BOH) Information
(Poole, Dorset, England, UK)
Poole is served by a number of airports and Bournemouth International Airport (BOH) is the area's main air facility, although Southampton (SOU) is also nearby. London airports, such as Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STN) and London City (LCY) are within reasonable reach of Bournemouth, by either train, coach or car.
Major airlines at these airports offer most departures, with smaller airlines providing basic low-cost travel, with a more limited number of flights arriving and departing.
Bournemouth International Airport (BOH)
Address: Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 6SE, England
Tel: +44 (0)1202 364000
Bournemouth Airport is situated just 17 km / 10 miles from the centre of Poole, located in the outskirts of Poole, in nearby Christchurch. Also known as Hurn Airport, this busy Dorset transport hub handles roughly 20,000 passengers each week and comes with basic facilities and onsite parking.
Bournemouth Airport (BOH) Guide
Bournemouth Airport contains just one main terminal, serving many different airlines, such as budget-favourite Ryanair. Destinations include Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, Alicante, Birmingham, Palma, Girona
- Currency exchange bureaus
- 24-hour ATM cash machines
- Restaurants, cafés, fast food outlets and bars
- Shopping centre with several large shops, including a newsagents, gift shops and duty-free
- Children's play area
- Car hire companies at the airport - including Budget, Europcar, Hertz and National Car Rental
- Passenger pick-up areas situated near to the main building
- Short-term parking available with access to the airport
- Long-term economy parking within easy walking distance
- Special facilities for disabled passengers
Poole is easy to reach from Bournemouth Airport by several major roads. Follow the Ring Road and head towards the town centre, which is well sign posted. Central Poole can be reached in as little as 15 minutes, but during the morning and evening rush hours the journey will understandably take longer.
Coaches are readily available at Bournemouth Airport and travel to many areas of Poole and all over the United Kingdom. These coach services are all operated by National Express.
Taxis are available at Bournemouth International Airport, directly outside of the main building. They provide a popular way to travel into nearby Poole and other locations, such as Christchurch Ferndown, Highcliffe and Southbourne. The journey from Bournemouth Airport into central Poole will take around 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic.