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Coach Information to Manchester from Portsmouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage coach duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£17 (€19)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £17, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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National Express coaches from Portsmouth to Manchester

Find the best coaches from Portsmouth to Manchester with Omio's travel partners National Express from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

Travel hassle-free between Portsmouth and Manchester on a coach with National Express! Omio shows you National Express coach timetables and ticket types available to help you find the cheapest and fastest journey from Portsmouth to Manchester. National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, offering hundreds of journeys to cities, towns, and major UK airports at an affordable price. You can expect to travel 191 miles (308 km) from Portsmouth to Manchester on the coach and pay as low as £14 for a coach ticket.

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 Portsmouth - Manchester 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. So, book your cheap National Express coach ticket from Portsmouth to Manchester on Omio today and enjoy your journey!

National Express has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by coach from Portsmouth to Manchester:

  • 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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Coach to Manchester from Portsmouth
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FAQs
What is the cost of cheap coaches from Portsmouth to Manchester?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap coach from Portsmouth to Manchester for as little as £14  in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Portsmouth to Manchester cost on average?
The Portsmouth to Manchester coach ticket price is on average £17  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How many miles is it from Portsmouth to Manchester by coach?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Portsmouth to Manchester via coach to be approximately 191 miles (308 km).
How many hours does it take from Portsmouth to Manchester by coach?
The Portsmouth to Manchester coach duration is on average 7 h 35 min, which is to be expected when travelling 191 miles (308 km) from Portsmouth to Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Portsmouth to Manchester, which coach station in Portsmouth do I depart from and which coach station in Manchester do I arrive in?

There are a few coach stations in Portsmouth to start your journey from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout. In Manchester you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this journey, Portsmouth & Southsea, located approximately 0.1 miles (85 m) from the city centre of Portsmouth. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0.3 miles (489 m) away from its city centre.

Which coach companies can get me from Portsmouth to Manchester?
Take the Portsmouth to Manchester coach with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the trip to Manchester from Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How early should I buy Portsmouth to Manchester coach tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for coaches in advance to score the best deals from all possible coach companies offering this route and save money. If you buy coach tickets to Manchester from Portsmouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £17 one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your coach ticket from Portsmouth to Manchester a few months in advance.