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Bournemouth to Manchester

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  1. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2
    08:06
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2
    09:02
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    Platform 1
    09:27
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    Platform 1
    13:40
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
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    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:50
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:58
    Basingstoke
    Platform 3 estimated
    12:07
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    12:32
    Reading
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:52
    Reading
    Platform 13B estimated
    14:18
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 9A estimated
    14:31
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    16:06
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 6 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
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    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    11:50
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:58
    Basingstoke
    Platform 3 estimated
    13:07
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    13:32
    Reading
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:42
    Reading
    Platform 13B estimated
    15:14
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 8A estimated
    15:31
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    16:58
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 7 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    12:50
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:58
    Basingstoke
    Platform 3 estimated
    14:07
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    14:32
    Reading
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:42
    Reading
    Platform 13A estimated
    16:14
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 8A estimated
    16:31
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    18:07
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak
  9. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 9 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  10. on time
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    13:50
    Bournemouth
    Platform 2 estimated
    14:58
    Basingstoke
    Platform 3 estimated
    15:07
    Basingstoke
    Platform 5 estimated
    15:32
    Reading
    Platform 2 estimated
    15:42
    Reading
    Platform 13B estimated
    17:14
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 8A estimated
    17:31
    Birmingham New Street
    Platform 7B estimated
    18:58
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 4 estimated
    3 changes
    Off Peak

Journey information from Bournemouth to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £41.60
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 13
  • Distance: 191 miles (307 km)
  • Train operators: CrossCountry
  • Origin: Bournemouth
  • Destination: Manchester
  • How long does it take to travel from Bournemouth to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between Bournemouth and Manchester is . On an average weekday, there are 13 trains travelling from Bournemouth to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Bournemouth to Manchester by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Bournemouth to Manchester cost?

    Train tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester can start from as little as £41.60 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Manchester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Bournemouth to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Bournemouth to Manchester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Bournemouth and Manchester?

    The distance between Bournemouth and Manchester is 191 miles.

    Distance: 191 miles
  • What time is the first train from Bournemouth to Manchester?

    The first train from Bournemouth to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Bournemouth to Manchester?

    The last train from Bournemouth to Manchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Bournemouth to Manchester timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Bournemouth to Manchester for Sunday 19th Jan 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
08:0613:405h 34m, 1 change
09:4014:384h 58m, direct
10:4015:334h 53m, direct
10:5016:065h 16m, 3 changes
11:4016:344h 54m, direct
11:5016:585h 8m, 3 changes
12:4017:394h 59m, direct
12:5018:075h 17m, 3 changes
13:4018:374h 57m, direct
13:5018:585h 8m, 3 changes

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Manchester to Bournemouth.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bournemouth to Manchester

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from£46
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from£47
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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.