How to get to Dorchester from Manchester

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Travel Information from Manchester to Dorchester

distanceDistance190 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£29 - £60
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £29 • 9 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £60 • 5 h 31 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

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

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

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Manchester and Dorchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    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 Dorchester from Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      FAQs: Manchester to Dorchester

      FAQs: Travel to Dorchester 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 Manchester to Dorchester.

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

      The cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Dorchester is a coach with an average price of £29.

      This is compared to other travel options from Manchester to Dorchester:

      Taking a coach costs £31 less than taking a train, which costs on average £60 for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Manchester to Dorchester is by train with an average journey time of 5 h 31 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Dorchester that take longer:

      Coach takes on average 9 h 40 min.

      The distance between Manchester and Dorchester is around 190 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Dorchester is:

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

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

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

        The following travel companies offer services from Manchester to Dorchester:

        • National Express can get you to Dorchester by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Manchester to Dorchester for £29 on Omio.
        • Travel with CrossCountry or Great Western Rail to go to Dorchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find CrossCountry Manchester to Dorchester tickets on Omio for £88.

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

        • Direct services by coach with.
        • Direct services by train with.

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

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

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