Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£118

Average

£234

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 £ 234 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 118.

Cheapest
05:11Manchester Piccadilly5h36 10:47Portsmouth & Southsea
1 changes
£1181One-way
07:15Manchester Piccadilly4h42 11:57Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way
06:10Manchester Piccadilly4h47 10:57Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way
05:55Manchester Piccadilly4h50 10:45Portsmouth & Southsea
3 changes
£2571One-way
05:05Manchester Piccadilly4h58 10:03Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Portsmouth

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05:05Manchester Piccadilly4h58 10:03Portsmouth & Southsea
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05:11Manchester Piccadilly5h36 10:47Portsmouth & Southsea
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05:55Manchester Piccadilly4h50 10:45Portsmouth & Southsea
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06:10Manchester Piccadilly4h47 10:57Portsmouth & Southsea
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06:43Manchester Piccadilly5h02 11:45Portsmouth & Southsea
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07:15Manchester Piccadilly4h42 11:57Portsmouth & Southsea
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Thu
19 May
£118Cross Country
£19Megabus
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Fri
20 May
£58Avanti West Coast
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Sat
21 May
£61Avanti West Coast
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Sun
22 May
£75Cross Country
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Mon
23 May
£117Cross Country
£19Megabus
£176British Airways
Tue
24 May
£100Avanti West Coast
£13National Express
£96British Airways
Wed
25 May
£117Cross Country
£12National Express
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Thu
26 May
£100Avanti West Coast
£19National Express
£96British Airways
Fri
27 May
£65Avanti West Coast
£20Megabus
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Sun
29 May
£75Cross Country
£19Megabus
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Tue
31 May
£118Cross Country
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 42 m

Average

4 h 59 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

308 km

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

Fastest
07:15Manchester Piccadilly4h42 11:57Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way
06:10Manchester Piccadilly4h47 10:57Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way
05:55Manchester Piccadilly4h50 10:45Portsmouth & Southsea
3 changes
£2571One-way
05:05Manchester Piccadilly4h58 10:03Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way
06:43Manchester Piccadilly5h02 11:45Portsmouth & Southsea
2 changes
£2571One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Portsmouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price£90 (€102)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country, Avanti West Coast or South Western Railway

Trains from Manchester to Portsmouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 35 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £58, but the average price of train tickets is £90. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Portsmouth

For as little as £58 you can travel by train from Manchester to Portsmouth with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Manchester and Portsmouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry is one of the best options when travelling by train to Portsmouth from Manchester. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train timetables for the Manchester - Portsmouth route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest journey available. The distance to Portsmouth from Manchester is around 191 miles (308 km) and the cheapest CrossCountry one-way ticket you can book starts at £75. As you check the latest Manchester to Portsmouth train timetable from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Portsmouth safely. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect CrossCountry ticket to Portsmouth from Manchester so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

  • Average Price: £75

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Trains from Manchester to Portsmouth

Travel by train to Portsmouth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Portsmouth.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Portsmouth from Manchester cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Manchester and Portsmouth to cost as little as £58  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth?

The Manchester to Portsmouth train ticket price is on average £90  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is it from Manchester to Portsmouth by train?

The Manchester to Portsmouth train distance is approximately 191 miles (308 km).

How many hours does it take from Manchester to Portsmouth by train?

The train time between Manchester and Portsmouth is on average 4 h 35 min  for the 191 miles (308 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Portsmouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station in Manchester goes to Portsmouth? Which train station do I come into Portsmouth from Manchester?

When departing from Manchester, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When arriving in Portsmouth, you can end your trip in train stations like Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Omio customers book a train from Manchester Piccadilly   to Portsmouth & Southsea   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Portsmouth? Where is the train station in Portsmouth located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Portsmouth, called Portsmouth & Southsea, is located around 0.1 miles (80 m) away from its city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Manchester to Portsmouth?

If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Portsmouth, you can rely on Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or South Western Railway to get you to Portsmouth. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Portsmouth route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Portsmouth?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Manchester to Portsmouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Manchester to Portsmouth? When is the last train from Manchester to Portsmouth?

You can take the first train from Manchester to Portsmouth at 04: 55   or take the last train from Manchester to Portsmouth leaving at 20: 42. Look for the latest Manchester Portsmouth train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I buy Manchester to Portsmouth train tickets to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth is on average £90 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Manchester and Portsmouth available a few months in advance.

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.
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Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales