How to travel from Manchester to Dover

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Travel Information to Dover from Manchester

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$23 - $68
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $23 (€20) • 8 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $55 (€48) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Virgin Trains

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 219 miles (354 km) between Manchester and Dover. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, British Airways or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Manchester to Dover.

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from Manchester to Dover

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

Our recommendation

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

National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
British Airways
Manchester Airport (MAN)
07:45PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
0 transfers
Other options
Avanti West Coast
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:14PMDover Priory (DVP)
2 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:55PMDover Priory (DVP)
3 transfers
Avanti West Coast
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
01:13PMDover Priory (DVP)
2 transfers
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
National Express
Manchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
British Airways
Manchester Airport (MAN)
05:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
0 transfers
British Airways
Manchester Airport (MAN)
09:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
0 transfers
Manchester Airport (MAN)
11:20AMLondon Heathrow Airport (LHR)
1 transfer

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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Manchester to Dover

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

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company 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 Dover from Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

      FAQs: Travel from Manchester to Dover

      FAQs: Travel to Dover 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 Dover.

      There are 3 ways to get from Manchester to Dover: bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Dover is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $23 (€20) compared to other travel options to Dover:

      Taking a bus costs $33 (€28) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $55 (€48).

      Taking a bus costs $45 (€39) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $68 (€59).

      The fastest way to get to Dover from Manchester is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

      Other travel options to Dover take longer:

      Bus takes 8 h 45 min on average.

      Train takes on average 3 h 57 min.

      The distance from Manchester to Dover is approximately 219 miles (354 km).

      The average frequency per day from Manchester to Dover is:

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

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Manchester to Dover:

        • Most travelers catch their bus from Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Dover, Pencester Road (Town Centre).
        • Most travelers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Dover Priory.

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

        • You can travel to Dover from Manchester by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€20) with National Express from Manchester to Dover.
        • You can travel by plane from Manchester to Dover with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Manchester to Dover tickets for $55 (€48) on Omio.
        • You can take a train from Manchester to Dover with Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for $68 (€59) with Virgin Trains from Manchester to Dover.

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

        • Direct bus with.
        • Direct flight with.
        • Take a direct train with.

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

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

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