Poole rail station is situated within the Town Centre.
South West Trains run a half hour limited stop train service between Poole and London Waterloo.
Note: If your train terminates at Bournemouth there is usually a Poole bound train a few minutes later.
Poole is just over 2 hours 20 mins from London by car. Take the M3 from London or the A34 from the Midlands joining the M3 southbound at Winchester, continue on to the M27 westbound, which becomes the A31, follow signs for the town centre.