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from Dover to Manchester

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Travel Information to Manchester from Dover

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £95
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 9 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £55 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Travel 219 miles (354 km) by coach, flight or train from Dover to Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. 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 coach or train from Dover to Manchester.

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FAQs
What are my travel options from Dover to Manchester?

You can travel from Dover to Manchester 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Dover to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £43 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Dover to Manchester costing on average £55.

A coach is about £83 less than a train, which costs on average £95 for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Dover to Manchester?

The quickest way to travel from Dover to Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 9 h 5 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 57 min   on average.

How many miles are between Dover and Manchester

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

Where do I depart from Dover? Where do I arrive in Manchester?

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

  • Coaches from Dover to Manchester most often leave from Dover, Pencester Road (stop X) and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Trains mostly leave from Dover Priory and tend to arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can take me from Dover to Manchester?

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

  • You can travel by coach between Dover and Manchester with National Express, and you can find National Express Dover to Manchester tickets for £12 on Omio.
  • You can travel to Manchester from Dover by flight with British Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £55 with British Airways from Dover to Manchester.
  • You can take a train from Dover to Manchester with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £95 with Avanti West Coast from Dover to Manchester.
Is it possible to travel directly between Dover and Manchester?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You can take a direct train with.

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 between Dover and Manchester.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Dover to Manchester?
Looking to extend your trip from Dover to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Dover to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase Dover to Manchester tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £12 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £55 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £95 one way on average for this journey.

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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