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Overview: Train from Manchester to Bournemouth

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price$151 (€126)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Bournemouth cover the 190 miles (307 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 25 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $151 (€126), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $151 (€126). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bournemouth.

Train providers: CrossCountry from Manchester to Bournemouth trains

For as little as $151 (€126) you can travel by train between Manchester and Bournemouth with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Manchester to Bournemouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with CrossCountry to Bournemouth from Manchester all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current CrossCountry train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 190 miles (307 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the CrossCountry train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Manchester to Bournemouth routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best CrossCountry Manchester to Bournemouth train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Bournemouth with CrossCountry!

    These are CrossCountry's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Manchester to Bournemouth:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Bournemouth

    Travel by train 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.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Bournemouth from Manchester for as low as $151 (€126)  for the next 7 days.

    What is the price of a train ticket to Bournemouth from Manchester?

    The train price between Manchester and Bournemouth is on average $151 (€126)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

    How far is Bournemouth from Manchester by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bournemouth from Manchester by train to be approximately 190 miles (307 km).

    What is the Manchester to Bournemouth train travel time?

    While the time it takes to travel 190 miles (307 km) from Manchester to Bournemouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to Bournemouth train journey time is on average 5 h 25 min.

    What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Bournemouth?

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

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

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bournemouth and need to travel approximately 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Bournemouth.

    Which train companies can get me from Manchester to Bournemouth?

    When taking a train from Manchester to Bournemouth, you can count on Cross Country or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Bournemouth. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Manchester to Bournemouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    How many trains per day are there to Bournemouth from Manchester?

    On average, there are 7 trains a day from Manchester to Bournemouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

    You can take the earliest train from Manchester to Bournemouth at 7: 27 AM   or take the last train from Manchester to Bournemouth leaving at 10: 35 AM. Look for the latest Manchester to Bournemouth train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

    How early should I buy train tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $151 (€126) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Manchester to Bournemouth a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Bournemouth from Manchester.
    Amenities at station
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales