Public transport for Saturday events

The Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub is located at Bournemouth Lower Gardens. This is near the start and finish location for the 1.5k & 2k Junior, Supernova 5k and Supersonic 10k races.

On foot

The Bournemouth Marathon Hub is a 2-3 minute walk from Bournemouth Pier Approach.

By bus

The Bournemouth Lower Gardens are located near to the bus station and are served by More and Yellow buses services. Please visit bus websites for more information.

By train

The nearest train station is Bournemouth Central. This is midway between the start and the finish. Approximate walk to the finish 15mins. This station is serviced by South West Trains.


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