How to get from Manchester to Dover

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Travel Information to Dover from Manchester

distanceDistance219 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £73
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 8 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £46 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 219 miles between Manchester and Dover. 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 £15. 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 from Manchester to Dover.

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There are 4 ways to get from Manchester to Dover: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Manchester to Dover. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Dover:

A coach is £31 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Manchester to Dover costing on average £46.

A coach is £59 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Manchester to Dover costing on average £73.

The quickest way to travel from Manchester to 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, getting to Dover by coach can take on average 8 h 30 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 35 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 219 miles from Manchester to Dover.

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

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

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

  • National Express can get you to Dover by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Manchester to Dover for £15 on Omio.
  • British Airways can take you to Dover by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for British Airways from Manchester to Dover for £46.
  • Avanti West Coast can take you to Dover by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Avanti West Coast from Manchester to Dover for £73.
Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Dover? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Dover usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Calais or Paris. If you're looking to explore London, Calais or Paris from Dover, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before travelling from Manchester to Dover, 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 is £15 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £46 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is £73 one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Dover 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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