How to get from Dover to Manchester

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Travel Information between Dover and Manchester

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £54 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 219 miles (354 km) by coach, flight, ferry or train from Dover to Manchester. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Dover to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Dover 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 Dover to Manchester.

You can travel between Dover and Manchester 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Dover to Manchester is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A ferry is £28 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Dover to Manchester costing on average £28.

A ferry journey is usually £54 less than a journey to Manchester by plane, which costs on average £54 for the same trip.

A ferry journey is usually £100 less than a journey to Manchester by train, which costs on average £100 for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Dover is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 45 min.

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In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 21 min   on average.

The distance between Dover and Manchester is around 219 miles (354 km).

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Dover, Foot Passenger Terminal and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains most often depart from Dover at Dover Priory and arrive in Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can take a coach from Dover to Manchester with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £28 with National Express from Dover to Manchester.
  • You can travel by plane between Dover and Manchester with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Dover to Manchester tickets for £54 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Dover to Manchester by train with Avanti West Coast. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £100 with Avanti West Coast from Dover to Manchester.

Yes, there are direct services available from Dover to Manchester with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct flights with British Airways.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Manchester from Dover.

Your journey from Dover to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Dover to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

Before travelling from Dover 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 for this route is on average £28 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £54 one way for this route.
  • The price of a ferry ticket for this trip is on average £1 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £100 one way for this route.

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

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