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from Bournemouth to Manchester

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29 Jan
£75South Western Railway
£20National Express
1 Feb
£75Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
2 Feb
£77Cross Country
£14National Express
3 Feb
£151Cross Country
£14National Express
4 Feb
£109Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
5 Feb
£74South Western Railway
£19National Express
7 Feb
£65Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
9 Feb
£149Cross Country
£14National Express
10 Feb
£49Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
11 Feb
£72Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
12 Feb
£73Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
15 Feb
£49Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
16 Feb
£74Avanti West Coast
£14National Express

Travel Information to Manchester from Bournemouth

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£34 - £76
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £34 • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £76 • 4 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Travel 190 miles (307 km) by coach or train between Bournemouth and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £34. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bournemouth to Manchester.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Bournemouth to Manchester

Travel 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.

How do I go from Bournemouth to Manchester?

You can travel to Manchester from Bournemouth 2 different ways: coach or train.

How do I get from Bournemouth to Manchester the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Bournemouth to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £34 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £42 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Bournemouth to Manchester costing on average £76.

What is the fastest way to get from Bournemouth to Manchester?

The fastest way from Bournemouth to Manchester is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 36 min.

Other travel options from Bournemouth to Manchester can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 8 h 20 min   of travel time.

How far is Manchester from Bournemouth?

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

How many services a day are there to Manchester from Bournemouth?

The average frequency per day from Bournemouth to Manchester is:

  • 8 trains a day.

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

When going from Bournemouth to Manchester, where do I depart from Bournemouth and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Bournemouth to Manchester:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Bournemouth, Coach Station to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Bournemouth to Manchester depart from Bournemouth to Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel operators can get me from Bournemouth to Manchester?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Bournemouth to Manchester:

  • You can take a coach from Bournemouth to Manchester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £34 with National Express from Bournemouth to Manchester.
  • You can take a train from Bournemouth to Manchester with Cross Country. Cheap tickets can be found for £76 with Cross Country from Bournemouth to Manchester.

Where should I go next after I travel to Manchester from Bournemouth?

Omio customers who travel from Bournemouth to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I book my Bournemouth to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £34 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £76 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.