The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Bournemouth will cost around $ 211 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 178.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Bournemouth every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 308 km distance in an average of 4h 53m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4h 46m .
The slowest train will take 5h 5m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 56 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$119|
|Trains depart from:||Manchester|
|Trains arrive in:||Bournemouth|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains, Cross Country, South Western Railway|