Portsmouth to Manchester bus

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Cheap coach tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap coach ticket from Portsmouth to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Megabus
08:256h05
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
14:30Manchester, Airport
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Cheapest
National Express
16:198h06
Portsmouth, University
00:25Manchester, Coach Station
£351One-way
1 change
Megabus
08:256h45
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£351One-way
0 changes
National Express
14:198h16
Portsmouth, University
22:35Manchester, Coach Station
£401One-way
1 change
National Express
15:198h36
Portsmouth, University
23:55Manchester, Coach Station
£401One-way
1 change

Bus timetablePortsmouth to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 May
National Express
05:357h45
Portsmouth, University
13:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
05:457h35
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
13:20Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
06:357h35
Portsmouth, University
14:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
06:457h25
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
14:10Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
Megabus
08:256h05
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
14:30Manchester, Airport
0 changes
Megabus
08:256h45
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
0 changes
National Express
09:198h46
Portsmouth, University
18:05Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
09:308h35
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
18:05Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
10:198h41
Portsmouth, University
19:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
10:278h53
Portsmouth, University
19:20Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
10:308h30
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
19:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
10:358h45
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
19:20Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
11:198h16
Portsmouth, University
19:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
11:308h05
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
19:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
12:198h41
Portsmouth, University
21:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
12:308h30
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
21:00Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
13:198h26
Portsmouth, University
21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
13:308h15
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
21:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
14:178h08
Portsmouth, University
22:25Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
14:198h16
Portsmouth, University
22:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
14:258h00
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
22:25Manchester, Coach Station
2 changes
National Express
14:308h05
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
22:35Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
15:198h36
Portsmouth, University
23:55Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
15:308h25
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
23:55Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
16:198h06
Portsmouth, University
00:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
16:307h55
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
00:25Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
17:557h50
Portsmouth, University
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
18:157h30
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
20:449h01
Portsmouth, University
05:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change
National Express
20:558h50
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
05:45Manchester, Coach Station
1 change

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Bus times from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 5 m

Average

8 h 8 m

Buses per day

30

Distance

308 km

Of the 30 buses that leave Portsmouth for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Megabus
08:256h05
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
14:30Manchester, Airport
£331One-way
0 changes
2nd Fastest
Megabus
08:256h45
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
15:10Manchester, Shudehill Interchange
£351One-way
0 changes
National Express
06:457h25
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
14:10Manchester, Coach Station
£601One-way
1 change
National Express
18:157h30
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
01:45Manchester, Coach Station
£411One-way
1 change
National Express
05:457h35
Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
13:20Manchester, Coach Station
£511One-way
1 change

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Overview: Coach from Portsmouth to Manchester

distanceDistance191 miles
durationAverage coach duration6 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyCoach frequency3 a day
changesDirect coachYes, there are 2 direct coaches a day
carriersCoach companiesMegabus or National Express

Coaches from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles long trip taking on average 6 h 5 min with our travel partners like Megabus or National Express. Normally, there are 3 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £26, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Coach companies: National Express and Megabus Portsmouth to Manchester

Find the best coaches to Manchester from Portsmouth with Omio's travel partners National Express and Megabus from £18. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach provider operating over 550 coaches per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates coach services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach to Manchester from Portsmouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

Coach information from Portsmouth to Manchester with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £65
  • National Express frequency: 1 a day

FAQs: Portsmouth to Manchester coach

FAQs: Take the bus from Portsmouth to Manchester with ease. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have the information you need to know so you can find the best option from Portsmouth to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap coach tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average coach ticket price for Portsmouth to Manchester is £26; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Portsmouth to Manchester coach time is 6 h 5 min   covering the 191 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first coach from Portsmouth to Manchester leaves at 05: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last coach from Portsmouth to Manchester leaves at 20: 44.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Portsmouth to Manchester without having to change trains with Megabus. There are 2 direct coaches from Portsmouth to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a coach from Portsmouth to Manchester, you can count on Megabus or National Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service to Manchester from Portsmouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.

When departing from Portsmouth, you have various coach station options to start your route from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth, University and Portsmouth, International Port. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in coach stations like Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Airport and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a coach from Portsmouth to Manchester is May.
You have options as you can travel between Portsmouth and Manchester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.
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