How to travel from Manchester to Bournemouth

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Travel Information to Bournemouth from Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles (307 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $54
fastestFastest modeTrain • $54 (€47) • 4 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 190 miles (307 km) from Manchester to Bournemouth. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Bournemouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Bournemouth

Travel Tips: Travel 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.
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There are 4 ways to travel to Bournemouth from Manchester including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Bournemouth from Manchester is by taking a flight, which costs on average $7 (€6).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bournemouth:

Taking a flight is about $12 (€10) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€16) for this route.

Taking a flight is about $47 (€41) less than taking a train, which costs on average $54 (€47) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Bournemouth from Manchester is by train, which takes on average 4 h 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Bournemouth by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bournemouth is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bournemouth from Manchester as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Bournemouth:

  • Buses most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth, Coach Station.
  • Flights most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Airport and arrive in Bournemouth at Bournemouth Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Bournemouth.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Bournemouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express to go to Bournemouth by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Manchester to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for $19 (€16).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Bournemouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Manchester to Bournemouth tickets on Omio for $54 (€47).

Yes, there are direct routes from Manchester to Bournemouth with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 7 direct trains per day to take to Bournemouth with Cross Country.

Direct services to Bournemouth tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Bournemouth often also extend their vacation to go to London, Southampton or Oxford. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bournemouth and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip from Manchester to Bournemouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $19 (€16) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $7 (€6) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $54 (€47) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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