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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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How to go from Manchester to Bournemouth ?

Trip Manchester Bournemouth

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

Bournemouth is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Manchester to Bournemouth transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Bournemouth and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To reach your destination from Manchester, you will travel with National Express, South West Trains, CrossCountry, Blablacar, MegaBus, FlyBE or Aurigny Air Services by buses, carpooling, trains or flights.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Manchester to Bournemouth bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Manchester to Bournemouth

You may still have doubts to get to Bournemouth by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Bournemouth.

  • Very low prices! On the Manchester Bournemouth line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • You are driven to Bournemouth by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Manchester to Bournemouth watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Manchester to Bournemouth are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Manchester and Bournemouth?

The journey by coach Manchester Bournemouth is served by only one bus company: National Express.

National Express Manchester Bournemouth

Bus stops in Manchester

It is recommended that you arrive at the Manchester bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. In general, the destination 'Bournemouth' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • Manchester

Arrival bus stations in Bournemouth

In Bournemouth, make sure you leave nothing in your seat or in the trunk of the coach.

  • Bournemouth

Train Manchester to Bournemouth

Is Manchester connected to Bournemouth with a direct train?

Indeed, the cities of Bournemouth and Manchester are linked with a direct train connection. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To find the cheapest Manchester-Bournemouth train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity train Manchester Bournemouth

The railway station bewteen Manchester and Bournemouth are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Manchester Bournemouth railways companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: CrossCountry.
CrossCountry Manchester Bournemouth

Departure train stations in Manchester

  • Manchester Piccadilly

Arrival train stations in Bournemouth

  • Bournemouth

Cheap flights from Manchester to Bournemouth

Which airlines fly between Manchester and Bournemouth ?

Aurigny Air Services and FlyBE carry out a direct flight from Manchester to the airport of Bournemouth, United Kingdom.
Aurigny Air Services Manchester BournemouthFlyBE Manchester Bournemouth

Departure airport in Manchester

  • MAN Manchester International

Carpool from Manchester to Bournemouth

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Manchester-Bournemouth car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you have more probabilities to find Manchester-Bournemouth rides five days before your date of travel than three months. Good option for lastminute stay in Bournemouth!

When you book a ride between Manchester Bournemouth, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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