BMF Transport Options

Runners and Specators can purchase a BMF bus ticket to allow easy travel to and from the start and finish areas. Click here for more information.

It is in your best interests to get the earliest bus possible as this will reduce crowding and waiting time.

Click here for a breakdown of the local public services which serve the Bournemouth area on Saturday.

Click here to view the public transport options for getting to the Sunday start and finish areas.

BMF Road Closures Information 2018

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During race weekend you can visit the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub if you need to pick up a race pack or require any information about the Bournemouth Marathon Festival. The Lower Gardens are located close to Bournemouth Pier Approach, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AA. In the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub you will find the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Help Desk. This facility is available for those who need to pick up race packs (overseas or late entrants) or require any information about the event. In the BMF Hub you will find:
  • BMF Help Desk Saturday – 10am – 8.00pm Sunday – 8.00am – 6.00pm
  • Merchandise – Get Kitted Out!
  • Charity Stands – Lower Gardens