|Train operators||Virgin Trains, Cross Country|
|Lowest train price||from £40.00|
|Average train price||£66.00|
Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Bournemouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Bournemouth in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.
Tickets are available from £31 when buying your seat 1 month in advance which is 72% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Bournemouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bournemouth to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
||£56.90||27/09/2019||18:27||Cross Country||4 days ago|
||£60.50||27/09/2019||17:27||Cross Country||4 days ago|
||£62.00||27/09/2019||12:27||Cross Country||4 days ago|
||£64.30||27/09/2019||18:35||Virgin Trains||4 days ago|
Best prices for the next 30 days.
The most efficient way to pay less on your Manchester Bournemouth train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.
You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.
For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Bournemouth cost on average £65.04 (1). When dividing £88 by £65.04 (£88/£65.04 = 1.35), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Bournemouth to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most train fares, so you will save 1/3 on most rail fares.
(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|
|Manchester to Bournemouth train||£65.04||£43.36||£21.68||1.36|
(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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