Travel options
from Bournemouth to Manchester

You can get from Bournemouth to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bournemouth to Manchester on 20 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:00Bournemouth, Coach Station8h40 18:40Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£281One-way
Cheapest
12:30Bournemouth, Coach Station9h15 21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£171One-way
Other options
15:00Bournemouth, Coach Station7h05 22:05Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£371One-way
11:00Bournemouth, Coach Station9h25 20:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£281One-way
07:50Bournemouth, Coach Station9h20 17:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 changes
£271One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
20 Oct
£77Cross Country
£17National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£77Cross Country
£17National Express
Fri
22 Oct
£109South Western Railway
£29National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£153Cross Country
£26National Express
Sun
24 Oct
£77Cross Country
£27National Express
Mon
25 Oct
£76Cross Country
£20National Express
Tue
26 Oct
£69South Western Railway
£20National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£65South Western Railway
£20National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£76Cross Country
£22National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£77Cross Country
£22National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£74Avanti West Coast
£20National Express
Mon
1 Nov
£74Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
Tue
2 Nov
£58Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Wed
3 Nov
£70Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Thu
4 Nov
£282Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Fri
5 Nov
£77Cross Country
£16National Express
Sat
6 Nov
£74Avanti West Coast
£15National Express

Travel Information between Bournemouth and Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £109
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 8 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach or train to travel 190 miles (307 km) from Bournemouth to Manchester. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this route, with tickets costing about £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bournemouth to Manchester.

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FAQs
How do I go from Bournemouth to Manchester?

There are 2 ways to travel to Manchester from Bournemouth including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bournemouth to Manchester?

The cheapest way from Bournemouth to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £15 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is about £94 less than a train, which costs on average £109 for this trip.

What is the fastest way from Bournemouth to Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Bournemouth is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 30 min.

In comparison, getting to Manchester by train can take on average 4 h 36 min.

How many miles from Bournemouth to Manchester would I travel?

The Bournemouth to Manchester distance is approximately 190 miles (307 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bournemouth to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Manchester is:

  • 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Bournemouth and Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Bournemouth to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bournemouth to Manchester:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Bournemouth, Coach Station and tend to arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from Bournemouth at Bournemouth and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can take me from Bournemouth to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bournemouth to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to Manchester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Bournemouth to Manchester for £15 on Omio.
  • Avanti West Coast can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Avanti West Coast from Bournemouth to Manchester for £109 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Bournemouth and Manchester?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bournemouth to Manchester with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct coach to Manchester with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Manchester with Cross Country with 8 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from Bournemouth?
Your journey from Bournemouth to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Bournemouth to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Bournemouth to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £15 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £109 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bournemouth to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.