How to get from Manchester to Bournemouth by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Manchester to Bournemouth is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||190 miles (307 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$7 - $54|
|Fastest mode||Train • $54 (€47) • 4 h 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Avanti West Coast|
Travel 190 miles (307 km) by bus, flight or train from Manchester to Bournemouth. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Bournemouth.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $22 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Manchester to Bournemouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
You can get between Manchester and Bournemouth 3 different ways: bus, 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 from Manchester to Bournemouth:
Taking a flight costs $12 (€10) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $19 (€16).
A flight is $47 (€41) less than a train with an average ticket price of $54 (€47) from Manchester to Bournemouth.
Bournemouth is approximately 190 miles (307 km) away from Manchester.
The average frequency per day from Manchester to Bournemouth is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Manchester and Bournemouth as scheduled services by bus, 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:
The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Bournemouth:
Yes, there are direct services available from Manchester to Bournemouth with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bournemouth as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Manchester and Bournemouth.
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