Bournemouth to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Bournemouth to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

South Western Railway
12:22PM5h43
Bournemouth
06:05PMManchester
$991One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
09:59AM6h20
Bournemouth
04:19PMManchester
$1061One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
03:45PM4h44
Bournemouth
08:29PMManchester
$1071One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:22AM5h43
Bournemouth
03:05PMManchester
$1101One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
06:33AM5h11
Bournemouth
11:44AMManchester
$1631One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Bournemouth to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, June 15
Avanti West Coast
09:59AM6h20
Bournemouth
04:19PMManchester
0 transfers
Cross Country
11:45AM4h44
Bournemouth
04:29PMManchester
0 transfers
Cross Country
03:45PM4h44
Bournemouth
08:29PMManchester
0 transfers
South Western Railway
12:22PM5h43
Bournemouth
06:05PMManchester
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:22AM5h43
Bournemouth
03:05PMManchester
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bournemouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Fastest Journey

4 h 44 m

Average

5 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

308 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bournemouth for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
11:45AM4h44
Bournemouth
04:29PMManchester
$2171One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
03:45PM4h44
Bournemouth
08:29PMManchester
$1071One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
06:33AM5h11
Bournemouth
11:44AMManchester
$1631One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
12:22PM5h43
Bournemouth
06:05PMManchester
$991One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
09:22AM5h43
Bournemouth
03:05PMManchester
$1101One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Bournemouth to Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price$146 (€128)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 44 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $146 (€128), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $78 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway from Bournemouth to Manchester trains

For as little as $74 (€65) you can travel by train to Manchester from Bournemouth with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Virgin Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: $74

FAQs: Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Bournemouth 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester can start from as little as $78 (€68) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bournemouth to Manchester is $146 (€128); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Bournemouth to Manchester train time is 4 h 44 min   covering the 190 mile (307 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bournemouth to Manchester leaves at 5: 30 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bournemouth to Manchester leaves at 7: 06 PM.
Yes, there are 9 direct trains a day from Bournemouth to Manchester with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Manchester. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester.
Take the Bournemouth to Manchester train with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, South Western Railway or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Manchester from Bournemouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 7: 06 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bournemouth, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester from Bournemouth is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 44 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bournemouth to Manchester is January.
You have options as you can travel between Bournemouth and Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Bournemouth and Manchester

Bournemouth
Manchester
Bournemouth is the most popular Bournemouth railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bournemouth for your trip to Manchester.
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+44 345 600 0650
Public transit options for Bournemouth
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Southampton / Brockenhurst: Station entrance on Halfords side. To Poole: Station entrance on Asda side.

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