There are 8 ways to get from Bournemouth to Isle of Man by train, plane, car ferry, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Isle Of Man (IOM) SOU - IOM

$157 - $704

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Bus, carferry  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 205
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$48 - $106

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Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LCY - IOM

$139 - $505

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LGW - IOM

$87 - $297

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Isle Of Man (IOM) BHX - IOM

$131 - $317

Train, carferry  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Bournemouth to Wolverhampton
  2. Take the train from Wolverhampton to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$131 - $237

Bus, train, carferry  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row X3
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
  4. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$130 - $256

Drive, carferry  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Bournemouth to Liverpool
  2. Take the carferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$74 - $147

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bournemouth and Isle of Man is 267 miles.

The best way to get from Bournemouth to Isle of Man without a car is to train and carferry which takes 9 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Bournemouth to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Isle Of Man Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bournemouth to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 266.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Bournemouth, England and Isle of Man?

There is no direct connection from Bournemouth to Castletown. However, you can take the train to Southampton Airport Parkway, take the walk to Southampton airport, fly to Isle Of Man, take the walk to Airport, then take the line 1 bus to Castletown. Alternatively, you can take the train to London Waterloo, take the walk to Waterloo Underground Station, take the Tube to Canning Town Underground Station, take the walk to Canning Town DLR Station, take the train to London City Airport DLR Station, take the walk to London City airport, fly to Isle Of Man, take the walk to Airport, then take the line 1 bus to Castletown.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Glasgow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Paris CDG, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Paris CDG, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Birmingham to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $28
Train from Bournemouth to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $75
Anytime Single
$75 - $120
Off-Peak Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bournemouth to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Single
$80 - $130
Off-Peak Single
$80 - $120
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Salisbury to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $80
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bournemouth Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T5 to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
More Bus
Website
morebus.co.uk
Bus from Bournemouth Square to Salisbury, Blue Boar Row
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
morebus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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