There are 8 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via London  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

£132 - £358

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Bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to Dorchester National Express

£13 - £18

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Train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bournemouth
  2. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South

£125 - £308

Train, bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Hereford
  2. Take the bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Gloucester, Transport Hub arrival 33
  3. Take the train from Gloucester to Dorchester West

£99 - £183

Drive  •  4h 16m

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester 230.2 miles

£40 - £60

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  4h 14m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South

£66 - £262

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South

£111 - £314

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

£116 - £375

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester is to fly and train which costs £65 - £270 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to Dorchester. However, there are services departing from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at Dorchester via BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester. However, there are services departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Dorchester South via Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Dorchester is 192 miles. The road distance is 230.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester without a car is to train via London which takes 5h 23m and costs £130 - £360.

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It takes approximately 5h 23m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester, including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester bus services, operated by National Express, depart from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Dorchester, Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester via London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 5h 23m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester via MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St and BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth in around 8h 22m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£80 - £320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £120
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£95 - £120
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £25
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £25
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £55
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £55
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Gloucester to Dorchester West
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from MANCHESTER Coach Station, Chorlton St to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Hereford, Railway Station to Gloucester, Transport Hub arrival
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Stagecoach West

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester is to train via London which takes 5h 23m and costs £130 - £360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 8h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dorchester station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Dorchester South station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester is 230 miles. It takes approximately 4h 16m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Dorchester.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 1068+ hotels available in Dorchester. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £17.

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