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Oct 21
$108Cross Country
$24National Express
Oct 22
$153South Western Railway
$42National Express
Oct 23
$215Cross Country
$37National Express
Oct 24
$108Cross Country
$38National Express
Oct 25
$107Cross Country
$28National Express
Oct 26
$97South Western Railway
$28National Express
Oct 27
$91South Western Railway
$28National Express
Oct 28
$107Cross Country
$31National Express
Oct 29
$108Cross Country
$38National Express
Oct 30
$103Avanti West Coast
$28National Express
Nov 1
$103Avanti West Coast
$26National Express
Nov 2
$82Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Nov 3
$98Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Nov 4
$396Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Nov 5
$108Cross Country
$29National Express
Nov 6
$103Avanti West Coast
$22National Express
Nov 9
$81South Western Railway
$20National Express

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Bus Information from Bournemouth to Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$32 (€26)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Bournemouth to Manchester cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 45 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $24 (€19), but the average price of bus tickets is $32 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

Bournemouth to Manchester with National Express

Find the best buses between Bournemouth and Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from $24 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express

Enjoy a comfortable bus ride from Bournemouth to Manchester with National Express, the UK’s leading long-distance bus company. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi access and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so charging your phone or laptop won’t be a problem.

Omio shows you the National Express bus schedule for the Bournemouth to Manchester route, so you can select the best times for your upcoming route. You can take a bus with National Express for the 190 miles (307 km) journey from Bournemouth to Manchester with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). Select from three different ticket options: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily. Once you’ve picked your preferred ticket, book a cheap bus from Bournemouth to Manchester on Omio today!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Buses from Bournemouth to Manchester
Take the bus 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 much are cheap buses between Bournemouth and Manchester?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Manchester from Bournemouth for as low as $24 (€19)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Bournemouth to Manchester?
The bus price to Manchester from Bournemouth is on average $32 (€26)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Bournemouth to Manchester by bus?
You should expect to travel around 190 miles (307 km)  to Manchester from Bournemouth by bus.
How many hours is the bus time between Bournemouth and Manchester?
While the time it takes to travel 190 miles (307 km) between Bournemouth and Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Bournemouth to Manchester bus journey time is on average 8 h 45 min.
What is the departure bus station in Bournemouth and arrival bus station in Manchester?

Some of the Bournemouth bus stations to Manchester you can start your journey from include Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Pier. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Manchester include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bournemouth   and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the departure bus station in Bournemouth located? Where is the arrival bus station in Manchester located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bournemouth, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

What bus providers offer a service from Bournemouth to Manchester?
For the best Bournemouth to Manchester bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with National Express. However, it's always good to check all possible bus companies with services to Manchester from Bournemouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
What time is the earliest bus from Bournemouth to Manchester? What time is the last bus from Bournemouth to Manchester?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Bournemouth at 5: 35 AM. The last bus leaves from Bournemouth at 10: 00 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Bournemouth to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book bus tickets between Bournemouth and Manchester to score the best deals?
You can find buses between Bournemouth and Manchester to cost on average $32 (€26) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Bournemouth to Manchester bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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