Manchester to Bournemouth

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1 suggested route to go from Manchester to Bournemouth by flight, train, car, bus

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Trip Manchester Bournemouth

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance191 mi
Direct lineYes

How to get from Manchester to Bournemouth?

We are suggesting 1 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Manchester Bournemouth. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Manchester-Bournemouth

For your trip from Manchester (England, United Kingdom) to Bournemouth (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 191 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
The train Manchester Bournemouth is a direct bound.
Trains of CrossCountry to Bournemouth leave from Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Bournemouth will take place at Bournemouth station (0.8 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Manchester-Bournemouth that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Bournemouth bus station (0.2 mi from Bournemouth, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bournemouth.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Manchester-Bournemouth.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Bournemouth from Manchester. You can take the flight Manchester-Bristol and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Manchester and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Manchester International MAN airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Bristol (Bristol airport, IATA code: BRS) operated by Aurigny Air Services.

Which carriers to travel between Manchester and Bournemouth?

Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Bournemouth (192 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Bristol (England United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Bournemouth where the coach will drop you off at Bournemouth station situated at about 0.2 mi from Bournemouth city centre.
Railway companies
South West Trains provides a rail connection Southampton-Bournemouth with the train from Southampton Airport (Parkway) railway station (3.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bournemouth at arrival (0.8 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Bournemouth with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Bournemouth railway station (England United Kingdom)
Aurigny Air Services carries out a flight from Manchester International MAN airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Manchester to Bristol (arrival at Bristol BRS airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from Manchester International MAN airport (located 9.3 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom) to Southampton (serving Southampton SOU airport)
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