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Cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for May 24

Cheapest

$27

Average

$30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Bournemouth will cost around $ 30 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 27.

National Express
03:00PMManchester8h50 11:50PMBournemouth
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$271One-way
National Express
10:00AMManchester9h20 07:20PMBournemouth
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$291One-way
National Express
03:30PMManchester8h20 11:50PMBournemouth
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$291One-way
National Express
08:30AMManchester9h30 06:00PMBournemouth
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$311One-way
National Express
05:00PMManchester8h35 01:35AMBournemouth
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$331One-way

Bus schedule from Manchester to Bournemouth

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National Express
08:30AMManchester9h30 06:00PMBournemouth
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National Express
10:00AMManchester9h20 07:20PMBournemouth
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National Express
03:00PMManchester8h50 11:50PMBournemouth
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National Express
03:30PMManchester8h20 11:50PMBournemouth
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National Express
05:00PMManchester8h35 01:35AMBournemouth
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Tue
May 24
$140Avanti West Coast
$27National Express
Wed
May 25
$92Avanti West Coast
$23National Express
Thu
May 26
$73Avanti West Coast
$18National Express
Fri
May 27
$71Avanti West Coast
$31National Express
Sat
May 28
$103Cross Country
$32National Express
Sun
May 29
$101Cross Country
$32National Express
Mon
May 30
$140Avanti West Coast
$27National Express

Bus times from Manchester to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for May 24

Fastest Journey

8 h 20 m

Average

8 h 55 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

308 km

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

These direct buses cover the 308 km distance in an average of 8 h 55 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 20 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

National Express
03:30PMManchester8h20 11:50PMBournemouth
0 changes
$291One-way
National Express
05:00PMManchester8h35 01:35AMBournemouth
0 changes
$331One-way
National Express
03:00PMManchester8h50 11:50PMBournemouth
0 changes
$271One-way
National Express
10:00AMManchester9h20 07:20PMBournemouth
0 changes
$291One-way
National Express
08:30AMManchester9h30 06:00PMBournemouth
0 changes
$311One-way

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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Bournemouth

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€22)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Bournemouth cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 15 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $25 (€22), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

Bus companies: National Express from Manchester to Bournemouth

For as little as $18 (€16) you can travel by bus from Manchester to Bournemouth with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Bournemouth bus: 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, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $18

National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus between Manchester and Bournemouth are the following:

  • 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: Bus to Bournemouth from Manchester

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FAQs

How much do cheap bus tickets to Bournemouth from Manchester cost?

Bus tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $18 (€16)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket between Manchester and Bournemouth?

If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Manchester to Bournemouth bus price to come in at an average of $25 (€22)  one way.

How far is Manchester to Bournemouth by bus?

You should expect to travel around 190 miles (307 km)  between Manchester and Bournemouth by bus.

How long is the bus ride between Manchester and Bournemouth?

The bus time between Manchester and Bournemouth is on average 8 h 15 min  for the 190 miles (307 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Manchester to Bournemouth by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which bus station from Manchester to Bournemouth do I depart from? Which Bournemouth bus station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Some of the Manchester bus stations to Bournemouth you can start your journey from include Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Bournemouth include Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Boscombe Bus Station and Bournemouth, Pier.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

Where do I find the Manchester bus station to Bournemouth? Where is the Bournemouth bus station?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Manchester. The most popular arrival bus station in Bournemouth, called Bournemouth, Coach Station, is located around 1.2 miles (1.9 km) away from its city center.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Manchester to Bournemouth?

For the journey from Manchester to Bournemouth you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services from Manchester to Bournemouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

What time is the earliest bus from Manchester to Bournemouth? What time is the last bus from Manchester to Bournemouth?

The first Manchester to Bournemouth bus departs at 6: 45 AM   and the last bus from Manchester to Bournemouth leaves at 10: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Manchester to Bournemouth on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth for the best deals?

You can find buses between Manchester and Bournemouth to cost on average $25 (€22) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Bournemouth bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.