How to get to Manchester from Dorchester

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from Dorchester to Manchester

How to get to Manchester from Dorchester by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Dorchester to Manchester is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Dorchester to Manchester

distanceDistance190 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£23 - £68
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 9 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £68 • 5 h 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Take a train or coach to travel 190 miles between Dorchester and Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Dorchester to Manchester.

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All travel companies: Train and Coach Companies from Dorchester to Manchester

CrossCountry, National Express and South Western Railway will get you to Manchester from Dorchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel provider operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel to Manchester from Dorchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Dorchester to Manchester

      FAQs: 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 Dorchester to Manchester.

      There are 2 travel options from Dorchester to Manchester: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Dorchester is by taking a coach, which costs on average £23.

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Dorchester to Manchester:

      A coach is £44 less than a train with an average ticket price of £68 from Dorchester to Manchester.

      The fastest way to get to Manchester from Dorchester is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 33 min.

      Other travel options to Manchester take longer:

      Coach takes on average 9 h 35 min.

      Manchester is approximately 190 miles away from Dorchester.

      The average frequency per day from Dorchester to Manchester is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Dorchester to Manchester as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Dorchester to Manchester:

        • Coaches mostly leave from Dorchester, South Railway Station and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
        • Trains most often depart from Dorchester at Dorchester South and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Dorchester to Manchester:

        • You can travel from Dorchester to Manchester by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with National Express from Dorchester to Manchester.
        • You can take a train from Dorchester to Manchester with CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Cheap tickets can be found for £68 with South Western Railway from Dorchester to Manchester.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Dorchester to Manchester with the following travel companies:

        • You can travel directly by coach with.
        • You can take a direct train with.

        Direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Many of our customers travelling from Dorchester to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Dorchester and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!

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