The cheapest buses from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Cheapest

£24

Average

£32

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.

Cheapest
12:00Manchester, Airport6h45 18:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
£241One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:30Manchester7h15 18:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
£261One-way
06:45Manchester, Coach Station9h25 16:10Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
1 changes
£301One-way
11:30Manchester, Coach Station8h45 20:15Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
1 changes
£331One-way
08:30Manchester, Coach Station9h30 18:00Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
1 changes
£401One-way

Timetable Manchester to Portsmouth

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06:45Manchester, Coach Station9h25 16:10Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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08:30Manchester, Coach Station9h30 18:00Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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11:30Manchester, Coach Station8h45 20:15Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
11:30Manchester7h15 18:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
12:00Manchester, Airport6h45 18:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
23:50Manchester, Coach Station10h40 10:30Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
28 Oct
£143Cross Country
£21Megabus
£88British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£54British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£91Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£311British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£73Cross Country
£21Megabus
£81British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£81Avanti West Coast
£17National Express
£91British Airways
Wed
3 Nov
£81Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
£71British Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£91Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
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Fri
5 Nov
£75Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
£96British Airways
Sat
6 Nov
£73Cross Country
£17National Express
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Sun
7 Nov
£73Cross Country
£17National Express
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Mon
8 Nov
£75Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
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Tue
9 Nov
£60Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
£60British Airways

The fastest buses from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 28 Oct

Fastest Journey

6 h 45 m

Average

8 h 43 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

308 km

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.

Fastest
12:00Manchester, Airport6h45 18:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
£241One-way
2nd Fastest
11:30Manchester7h15 18:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
0 changes
£261One-way
11:30Manchester, Coach Station8h45 20:15Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
1 changes
£331One-way
06:45Manchester, Coach Station9h25 16:10Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
1 changes
£301One-way
08:30Manchester, Coach Station9h30 18:00Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
1 changes
£401One-way

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Coach Information from Manchester to Portsmouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 55 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£20 (€22)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational 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.

Coach companies

Coach between Manchester and Portsmouth with National Express

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

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.

  • Average Price: £17

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest coach from Manchester to Portsmouth?
Omio customers have found the cheapest coaches between Manchester and Portsmouth to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth on average?
The Manchester to Portsmouth coach ticket price is on average £20  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Manchester to Portsmouth by coach?
You should expect to travel around 191 miles (308 km)  to Portsmouth from Manchester by coach.
How many hours does it take from Manchester to Portsmouth by coach?
The coach time from Manchester to Portsmouth is on average 7 h 55 min  for the 191 miles (308 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Portsmouth from Manchester by coach can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by coach from Manchester to Portsmouth, which coach station in Manchester do I depart from and which coach station in Portsmouth do I arrive in?

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.

Where is the coach station in Manchester? Where is the coach station in Portsmouth?

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.

Which coach companies should I travel with from Manchester to Portsmouth?
For the route from Manchester to Portsmouth you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services from Manchester to Portsmouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first coach depart from Manchester to Portsmouth? When does the last coach depart from Manchester to Portsmouth?
The first Manchester to Portsmouth coach departs at 05: 45   and the last coach from Manchester to Portsmouth leaves at 15: 00. Check out the most up-to-date Manchester to Portsmouth coach times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Manchester to Portsmouth coach tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a coach ticket to Portsmouth from Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £20 one way. However, we recommend booking your coach in advance to get access to the best prices. Coach tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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