The cheapest trains from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Cheapest

£143

Average

£214

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 £ 214 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 143.

Cheapest
09:27Manchester Piccadilly5h23 14:50Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£1431One-way
08:55Manchester Piccadilly5h07 14:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£1901One-way
10:15Manchester Piccadilly4h53 15:08Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£2181One-way
08:55Manchester Piccadilly4h50 13:45Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2581One-way
08:05Manchester Piccadilly4h57 13:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£2581One-way

Timetable Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 27 Oct
08:05Manchester Piccadilly4h57 13:02Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes
08:55Manchester Piccadilly4h50 13:45Portsmouth & Southsea
0 changes
08:55Manchester Piccadilly5h07 14:02Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes
09:27Manchester Piccadilly5h23 14:50Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes
10:15Manchester Piccadilly4h53 15:08Portsmouth Harbour
0 changes

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Tue
26 Oct
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£19Megabus
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Wed
27 Oct
£143Cross Country
£19Megabus
£114British Airways
Thu
28 Oct
£143Cross Country
£21Megabus
£81British Airways
Fri
29 Oct
£97Avanti West Coast
£19Megabus
£54British Airways
Sat
30 Oct
£142Cross Country
£16National Express
£55British Airways
Sun
31 Oct
£72Cross Country
£21Megabus
£78British Airways
Mon
1 Nov
£81Avanti West Coast
£16National Express
£90British 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
£72Cross Country
£16National Express
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Sun
7 Nov
£72Cross Country
£16National Express
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Mon
8 Nov
£75Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
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The fastest trains from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 27 Oct

Fastest Journey

4 h 50 m

Average

5 h 2 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

308 km

It's difficult to get from Manchester to Portsmouth without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:55Manchester Piccadilly4h50 13:45Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2581One-way
10:15Manchester Piccadilly4h53 15:08Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£2181One-way
08:05Manchester Piccadilly4h57 13:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£2581One-way
08:55Manchester Piccadilly5h07 14:02Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£1901One-way
09:27Manchester Piccadilly5h23 14:50Portsmouth Harbour
1 changes
£1431One-way

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Train Information to Portsmouth from Manchester

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£120 (€136)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Portsmouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 57 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £120, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £72. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train to Portsmouth from Manchester?
You can find a cheap train from Manchester to Portsmouth for some dates and times for as low as £72  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Portsmouth?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Portsmouth train to cost on average £120  one way.
What is the distance between Manchester and Portsmouth via train?
You should expect to travel around 191 miles (308 km)  to Portsmouth from Manchester by train.
What is the average Manchester to Portsmouth train duration?
On average the Manchester to Portsmouth train time is 4 h 57 min  covering the 191 miles (308 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Manchester to Portsmouth train leave from? Which Portsmouth train station do I come into from Manchester?

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. In Portsmouth you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

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

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in Portsmouth.

Which train providers can get me from Manchester to Portsmouth?
If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Portsmouth, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Portsmouth. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Portsmouth trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Portsmouth from Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Portsmouth is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Manchester to Portsmouth? What time is the last train from Manchester to Portsmouth?
The first train from Manchester to Portsmouth leaves at 07: 05   and the last train for this leaves at 08: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Portsmouth schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I purchase Manchester Portsmouth train tickets to score the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £120 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Manchester and Portsmouth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Portsmouth
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your journey to Portsmouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales