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from Dartford to Manchester

You can get from Dartford to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information to Manchester from Dartford

distanceDistance174 miles (281 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£25 - £155
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £25 • 7 h
fastestFastest modeFlight • £155 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 174 miles (281 km) from Dartford to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £25. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Dartford to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dartford to Manchester

Travel to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dartford to Manchester.

What are my Dartford to Manchester travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Dartford to Manchester: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Dartford to Manchester the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Dartford to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £25.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach journey is usually £130 less than a journey to Manchester by plane, which costs on average £155 for the same trip.

A coach is £52 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Dartford to Manchester costing on average £77.

What is the quickest way from Dartford to Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Dartford is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Manchester that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 39 min   on average.

How far is it from Dartford to Manchester?

Manchester is approximately 174 miles (281 km) away from Dartford.

How many services a day are there from Dartford to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Dartford to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Dartford and Manchester as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Dartford to Manchester, where do I depart from Dartford and where do I arrive in Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Dartford to Manchester:

  • Most travellers board their train from Dartford and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Who can get me from Dartford to Manchester?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Dartford to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Dartford to Manchester tickets on Omio for £25.
  • British Airways can take you to Manchester by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from Dartford to Manchester for £155.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Dartford to Manchester tickets on Omio for £77.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Manchester from Dartford ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Dartford to Manchester often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Dartford and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets to Manchester from Dartford online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Dartford to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is £25 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £155 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is £77 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Dartford to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.