GIAG Come N Go: Day Trip to Bournemouth

27 Jul 2024,

Southmpton Central Train Station


Join us on a Trip to Bournemouth!

Bournemouth is a cosmopolitan, world class destination located on Britain’s south coast in the county of Dorset. It is one of the UK’s most popular seaside resorts, welcoming almost 7 million visitors a year.

When and where: 

Please meet our Pre-Sessional Helpers Lai and Chloe at the entrance of Southampton Central train station at 9:30am. There are 2 entrances but we are meeting on the side of Blechynden Terrace (postcode SO15 1AL).

PLEASE NOTE that attendees are expected to purchase their own train tickets online on the

Buying a train ticket:

  • Here are the instructions for purchasing your train tickets online:

  • Visit: Go to

  • Enter your departure station (Southampton Central) and Bournemouth as the destination

  • Select travel date 27th July and departure time 9:56AM, with an open return time

  • Apply any Railcard discounts if you have a Railcard

  • Fill in passenger names and details, review your journey details, proceed to payment, and confirm your purchase

  • Receive Tickets: Tickets will be sent via email or available for collection at the station.

We will meet at 09:30am by the main entrance to Southampton Central station (Blechynden Terrace side) and we will take the train together at 9:56am. Once we arrive, we will walk around to see some of the key Bournemouth sites and views. After the walking tour you can either stick with SUSU staff to grab lunch and return to Southampton, or you can stay and enjoy the city for a bit longer!

Timing of the day: 

  • 9:30am meet the team in the Central Station

  • 10:44am arrive in Bournemouth

  • 11am - 12pm guided tour

  • Free time to explore 

  • 5pm meet at the train station for the train at 5:22pm to back home. 

Please note if you want to come back with us, you can find us at the Bournemouth train station at 5pm and take the train back at 5:22pm, but you can also stay longer and find your own way back.

This trip is for UoS students only, if you have questions, please email us at

The Organisers


We are the University of Southampton Students’ Union (also called "SUSU"). We are here to represent the voice of students at every level and ultimately make their university experience unforgettable. Independent from the University, we're run by students, for students!

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