The cheapest buses from Manchester to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Cheapest

$42

Average

$60

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 $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 42.

Cheapest
08:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h40 04:40PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$421One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h35 06:35PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$451One-way
11:50PMManchester, Coach Station10h05 09:55AMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$521One-way
07:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 03:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$571One-way
09:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 05:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$571One-way

Timetable Manchester to Bournemouth

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04:10AMManchester, Coach Station8h05 12:15PMBournemouth, Coach Station
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07:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 03:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes
08:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h40 04:40PMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes
09:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 05:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes
10:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h35 06:35PMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes
01:00PMManchester, Coach Station8h20 09:20PMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h50 11:50PMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes
11:50PMManchester, Coach Station10h05 09:55AMBournemouth, Coach Station
0 changes

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Sun
Sep 19
$153Avanti West Coast
$42National Express
Mon
Sep 20
$153Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Tue
Sep 21
$153Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Wed
Sep 22
$153Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Thu
Sep 23
$153Avanti West Coast
$21National Express
Fri
Sep 24
$152Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Sat
Sep 25
$71Cross Country
$21National Express
Mon
Sep 27
$153Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Tue
Sep 28
$152Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
Wed
Sep 29
$101Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Fri
Oct 1
$152Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Sun
Oct 3
$107Cross Country
$20National Express
Mon
Oct 4
$153Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Wed
Oct 6
$153Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Thu
Oct 7
$153Avanti West Coast
$17National Express
Fri
Oct 8
$152Avanti West Coast
$20National Express

The fastest buses from Manchester to Bournemouth

Showing times and prices for Sep 19

Fastest Journey

7 h 50 m

Average

8 h 34 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

308 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Bournemouth without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:00PMManchester, Coach Station7h50 11:50PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$761One-way
2nd Fastest
04:10AMManchester, Coach Station8h05 12:15PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$841One-way
01:00PMManchester, Coach Station8h20 09:20PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$681One-way
09:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 05:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$571One-way
07:00AMManchester, Coach Station8h30 03:30PMBournemouth, Coach Station
1 changes
$571One-way

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Bus Information to Bournemouth from Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage bus duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Bournemouth cover the 190 miles (307 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $26 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a bus from Manchester to Bournemouth, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express bus, you can expect to travel 190 miles (307 km) between Manchester and Bournemouth and pay as low as $17 (€14) if you book in advance.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Manchester and Bournemouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express bus schedule between Manchester and Bournemouth, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap bus tickets 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 Manchester to Bournemouth
Take the bus 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
What is the price of the cheapest bus from Manchester to Bournemouth?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth for as low as $17 (€14)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket from Manchester to Bournemouth?
The bus price between Manchester and Bournemouth is on average $26 (€21)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Manchester to Bournemouth by bus?
The Manchester to Bournemouth bus distance is approximately 190 miles (307 km).
How long is the bus ride to Bournemouth from Manchester?
On average the Manchester to Bournemouth bus time is 8 h 30 min  covering the 190 miles (307 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Manchester to Bournemouth, which bus station in Manchester do I depart from and which bus station in Bournemouth do I arrive in?

When taking the bus between Manchester and Bournemouth, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Pier.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Bournemouth, Coach Station.

Where is the Manchester bus station located? Where is the Bournemouth bus station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Bournemouth most often arrive at Bournemouth, Coach Station and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers go from Manchester to Bournemouth?
Take the Manchester to Bournemouth bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route between Manchester and Bournemouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first bus depart from Manchester to Bournemouth? When does the last bus depart from Manchester to Bournemouth?
The first Manchester to Bournemouth bus departs at 5: 45 AM   and the last bus from Manchester to Bournemouth leaves at 2: 00 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 early should I buy bus tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $26 (€21) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your bus ticket from Manchester to Bournemouth a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Bournemouth
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.