The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth will cost around £ 32 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 24.
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6 h 45 m
8 h 43 m
Buses per day
Of the 6 buses that leave Manchester for Portsmouth every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 308 km distance in an average of 8 h 43 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 6 h 45 m .
The slowest buses will take 10 h 40 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||191 miles (308 km)|
|Average coach duration||7 h 55 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£20 (€22)|
|Coach companies||National Express|
Coaches from Manchester to Portsmouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 7 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of coach tickets is £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
You can travel by coach from Manchester to Portsmouth with National Express for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Portsmouth coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Manchester and Portsmouth and when travelling by coach:
Some of the Manchester coach stations to Portsmouth you can start your journey from include Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Portsmouth include Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival coach station in Portsmouth, called Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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