Manchester to Bournemouth train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Manchester to Bournemouth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
11:155h19
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:34Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1401One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
11:245h01
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:25Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:275h00
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:27Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:264h59
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:25Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:265h01
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:27Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes

Train timetableManchester to Bournemouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
Cross Country
08:265h01
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:27Bournemouth station (BMH)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:275h00
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:27Bournemouth station (BMH)
0 changes
Cross Country
10:264h59
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:25Bournemouth station (BMH)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:155h19
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:34Bournemouth station (BMH)
2 changes
Cross Country
11:245h01
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:25Bournemouth station (BMH)
0 changes

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Train times from Manchester to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 59 m

Average

5 h 4 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

308 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for Bournemouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
10:264h59
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
15:25Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:275h00
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
14:27Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:245h01
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:25Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:265h01
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
13:27Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1971One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
11:155h19
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
16:34Bournemouth station (BMH)
£1401One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Bournemouth

distanceDistance190 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£113 (€125)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Virgin Trains or South Western Railway

Trains from Manchester to Bournemouth cover the 190 miles long journey taking on average 4 h 46 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £113, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £61. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bournemouth.

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

You can travel by train from Manchester to Bournemouth with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway for as low as £64. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

South Western Railway from Manchester to Bournemouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 8 min
  • Cheapest Price: £122

FAQs: Manchester to Bournemouth train

FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester to Bournemouth 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 Manchester to Bournemouth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth can start from as little as £61 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Bournemouth is £113; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Manchester to Bournemouth is 4 h 46 min   to travel the 190 mile long journey, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Manchester to Bournemouth leaves at 05: 11. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Manchester to Bournemouth leaves at 18: 35.
There are 10 trains a day from Manchester to Bournemouth which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Manchester to Bournemouth train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Manchester to Bournemouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 35.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bournemouth, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Manchester to Bournemouth by train is January.
You have options as you can travel from Manchester to Bournemouth 2 different ways: coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Bournemouth

Manchester
Bournemouth
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Bournemouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Airport
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Manchester Oxford Road
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
Manchester Piccadilly, Victoria, Oxford Road or DeansgateAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Manchester, Abraham Moss
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