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Train Information from Bournemouth to Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 36 min
priceAverage train ticket price£90 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester cover the 190 miles (307 km) long route taking on average 4 h 36 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £90, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains between Bournemouth and Manchester

For as little as £70 you can travel by train between Bournemouth and Manchester with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.


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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Bournemouth and Manchester, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 190 miles (307 km) route 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 between Bournemouth and 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 £77, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Bournemouth to Manchester train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 28 min
  • Average Price: £77
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets between Bournemouth and Manchester and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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.
What is the cost of cheap trains from Bournemouth to Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Manchester from Bournemouth for as little as £70  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Bournemouth to Manchester cost on average?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bournemouth to Manchester train to cost on average £90  one way.
What is the distance between Bournemouth and Manchester via train?
The Bournemouth to Manchester train distance is approximately 190 miles (307 km).
How long is the train between Bournemouth and Manchester?
The train time to Manchester from Bournemouth is on average 4 h 36 min  for the 190 miles (307 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bournemouth and Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Bournemouth to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Bournemouth do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Bournemouth   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the Bournemouth train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bournemouth, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bournemouth.

The most popular arrival train station, Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Manchester.

What train companies offer a service between Bournemouth and Manchester?
When taking a train from Bournemouth to Manchester, you can count on Cross Country or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Bournemouth to Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I buy a direct train from Bournemouth to Manchester?
Yes, there are 8 direct trains to Manchester from Bournemouth per day with Cross Country  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many trains per day are there from Bournemouth to Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Bournemouth for Manchester is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Bournemouth to Manchester? When is the last train from Bournemouth to Manchester?
The first train from Bournemouth to Manchester leaves at 07: 03   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 31. Omio shows you the latest train from Bournemouth to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy Bournemouth Manchester train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase Bournemouth to Manchester train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £90. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Manchester from Bournemouth. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Bournemouth is Bournemouth. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bournemouth for your trip between Bournemouth and Manchester.