Trains from Dundee to Manchester

Dundee to Manchester train information

Dundee Manchester train map

Train duration 5h24m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Dundee, Scotland
Distance 211 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, ScotRail
Lowest train price from £26.00
Average train price £57.00
  • The trip between Dundee, located in Scotland and Manchester, situated in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following train companies: Cross Country, ScotRail.
  • On average, the journey takes around 5h24m by train because of the 211 miles to travel to Manchester from Dundee. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.
  • Based on our data, the lowest fare to travel in the next month is £26.00. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Dundee to Manchester train tickets

from £26.00 MORE 5h05m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £19.30 MORE 7h45m
from £14.90 MORE 6h51m
Flight
from £130.00 MORE 16h47m

Dundee - Manchester prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Dundee to Manchester by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£32

National Express£41

Raileurope£46

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Megabus£32

National Express£41

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Megabus£21

National Express£50

Raileurope£43

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Megabus£21

National Express£50

Raileurope£38

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Dundee to Manchester

When are the next trains to Manchester?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Dundee
15:09
Manchester Oxford Road
20:20
5h11m ScotRail
Dundee
17:24
Manchester Oxford Road
22:14
4h50m ScotRail
Dundee
18:46
Manchester Oxford Road
23:20
4h34m ScotRail
Dundee
20:42
Manchester Piccadilly
01:42
5h00m ScotRail

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 8 trains from Dundee to Manchester are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Dundee Manchester train is at 08:29 and the last one is at 20:42. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Dundee - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute

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30

£51

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£50

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£95

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£83

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£87

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Dundee to Manchester tend to increase the closer you get to your departure day. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £50 whereas when booking 3 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £95 for your trip. Thus, you will save 47% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to 3 days in advance.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Dundee to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Dundee and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Dundee and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Dundee
Manchester
Oxford Road
£38.00 22/12/2019 18:17 ScotRail 2 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Oxford Road
£42.10 21/12/2019 16:08 2 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Piccadilly
£44.50 20/12/2019 20:30 ScotRail 7 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Oxford Road
£45.20 13/12/2019 16:07 1 day ago
Dundee
Manchester
Oxford Road
£45.20 22/12/2019 09:24 ScotRail 2 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Deansgate
£48.70 22/12/2019 17:21 ScotRail 2 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Deansgate
£48.70 22/12/2019 17:21 ScotRail 2 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Piccadilly
£48.80 13/12/2019 20:42 ScotRail 1 day ago
Dundee
Manchester
Oxford Road
£49.30 21/12/2019 17:24 ScotRail 2 days ago
Dundee
Manchester
Oxford Road
£49.30 21/12/2019 15:30 ScotRail 2 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Dundee Manchester train

Discount Dundee - Manchester train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Dundee Manchester train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are 5 types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to calculate how many trips you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, how much you're saving on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Dundee Manchester ticket is £56.11 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £56.11: £88/£56.11 = 1.57. It will take you approximately 2 trips from Manchester to Dundee (one way journey) with your railcard to be profitable.

How much does a railcard cost?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Dundee to Manchester train £56.11 £37.41 £18.70 1.57

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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