Bournemouth to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Cheapest

£65

Average

£85

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

South Western Railway
04:15Bournemouth5h12 09:27Manchester
0 changes
£651One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:59Bournemouth4h47 13:46Manchester
0 changes
£651One-way
South Western Railway
15:06Bournemouth5h22 20:28Manchester
0 changes
£731One-way
South Western Railway
07:10Bournemouth5h17 12:27Manchester
0 changes
£811One-way
Cross Country
08:45Bournemouth4h38 13:23Manchester
0 changes
£831One-way

Train schedule Bournemouth to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 29 June
South Western Railway
04:15Bournemouth5h12 09:27Manchester
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South Western Railway
07:10Bournemouth5h17 12:27Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
08:45Bournemouth4h38 13:23Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:59Bournemouth4h47 13:46Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
10:59Bournemouth4h47 15:46Manchester
0 changes
South Western Railway
15:06Bournemouth5h22 20:28Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
17:59Bournemouth6h00 23:59Manchester
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Fastest train times from Bournemouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 29 Jun

Fastest Journey

4 h 38 m

Average

5 h 9 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

308 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Bournemouth for Manchester every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:45Bournemouth4h38 13:23Manchester
0 changes
£831One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:59Bournemouth4h47 13:46Manchester
0 changes
£651One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:59Bournemouth4h47 15:46Manchester
0 changes
£1121One-way
South Western Railway
04:15Bournemouth5h12 09:27Manchester
0 changes
£651One-way
South Western Railway
07:10Bournemouth5h17 12:27Manchester
0 changes
£811One-way

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Overview: Train from Bournemouth to Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or South Western Railway

Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester cover the 190 miles (307 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 6 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £77, but the average price of train tickets is £80. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: South Western Railway and CrossCountry trains Bournemouth to Manchester

South Western Railway and CrossCountry trains will get you between Bournemouth and Manchester from £77. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry
South Western Railway

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Manchester from Bournemouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train to Manchester from Bournemouth, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 190 miles (307 km) trip from Bournemouth to Manchester, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Bournemouth to Manchester as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains between Bournemouth and Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Bournemouth to Manchester starting at £81, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

CrossCountry from Bournemouth to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 41 min
  • Average Price: £81
  • CrossCountry frequency: 6 a day

South Western Railway is one of the best options when travelling by train between Bournemouth and Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current South Western Railway train timetables for the Bournemouth - Manchester trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance between Bournemouth and Manchester is around 190 miles (307 km) and the cheapest South Western Railway one-way ticket you can book starts at £77. As you check the latest Bournemouth to Manchester train timetable from South Western Railway for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Manchester safely. If you search for South Western Railway tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect South Western Railway ticket between Bournemouth and Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

Travel Tips: Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bournemouth to Manchester.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Bournemouth and Manchester for the next 7 days starting from £77  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bournemouth to Manchester train prices are on average £80  one way.
The distance to Manchester from Bournemouth by train is approximately 190 miles (307 km).
On average the train from Bournemouth to Manchester duration is 5 h 6 min  for the 190 miles (307 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Bournemouth train stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Bournemouth and Bournemouth, Airport. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Manchester include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bournemouth   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Bournemouth and travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (954 m) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

Take the Bournemouth to Manchester train with Cross Country or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Bournemouth and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day between Bournemouth and Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct train from Bournemouth to Manchester, consider travelling with Cross Country. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Bournemouth to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Bournemouth at 04: 42. The last train leaves from Bournemouth at 17: 59. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Bournemouth to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Manchester from Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £80 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Bournemouth to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bournemouth
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Bournemouth is the most popular Bournemouth railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bournemouth for your journey to Manchester.
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Public transport options for Bournemouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Southampton / Brockenhurst: Station entrance on Halfords side. To Poole: Station entrance on Asda side.

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