Trains from Bournemouth to Manchester

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Bournemouth to Manchester train information

Bournemouth Manchester train map

Train duration 5h11m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Bournemouth, England
Distance 191 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £38.50
Average train price £67.00
  • The journey from Bournemouth, situated in England and Manchester, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Cross Country.
  • There are 191 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Bournemouth to Manchester is normally 5h11m. Travelling by train is normally the quickest solution to go to Manchester from Bournemouth, and it's also more environmentally friendly than taking your car or using the plane.
  • According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £38.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Bournemouth to Manchester train tickets

from £38.50 MORE 4h52m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £11.00 MORE 9h11m

Bournemouth - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bournemouth to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Bournemouth to Manchester

When are the next trains to Manchester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Monday 26 August
Bournemouth
07:30
Manchester Piccadilly
12:24
4h54m Cross Country
Bournemouth
08:45
Manchester Piccadilly
13:24
4h39m Cross Country
Bournemouth
09:45
Manchester Piccadilly
14:24
4h39m Cross Country
Bournemouth
12:45
Manchester Piccadilly
17:24
4h39m Cross Country
Bournemouth
13:45
Manchester Piccadilly
18:24
4h39m Cross Country
Bournemouth
14:45
Manchester Piccadilly
19:24
4h39m Cross Country
Bournemouth
17:45
Manchester Piccadilly
22:25
4h40m Cross Country
Bournemouth
18:45
Manchester Piccadilly
23:24
4h39m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Bournemouth - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£31

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30

£47

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£31

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£47

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£39

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£45

Same day

Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Bournemouth to Manchester in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £31 when purchasing your train 2 months in advance which is 35% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 15 days in advance.

Best prices for Bournemouth to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Bournemouth and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Bournemouth and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£55.40 26/08/2019 19:59 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£57.05 26/08/2019 18:45 Cross Country 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£59.30 26/08/2019 07:30 Cross Country 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£62.90 26/08/2019 17:45 Cross Country 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£62.90 26/08/2019 14:45 Cross Country 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£66.50 26/08/2019 18:59 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£67.20 26/08/2019 16:59 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£70.35 26/08/2019 12:59 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£70.45 26/08/2019 13:45 Cross Country 4 days ago
Bournemouth
Manchester
Piccadilly
£70.50 26/08/2019 17:59 4 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Bournemouth Manchester train

Discount Bournemouth - Manchester train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Bournemouth Manchester train ticket.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to be worthwile. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

    As an example, train tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester cost on average £66.22 (1). By dividing £88 by £66.22 (£88/£66.22 = 1.33), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Bournemouth, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Bournemouth to Manchester train £66.22 £44.15 £22.07 1.33

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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