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 Portsmouth to Manchester will cost around £ 100 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 74.
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5 h 3 m
5 h 49 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Portsmouth for Manchester every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 308 km distance in an average of 5 h 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 3 m .
The slowest trains will take 6 h 49 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.
|Distance||191 miles (308 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 45 min|
|Average train ticket price||£90 (€102)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Cross Country or South Western Railway|
Trains from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 4 h 45 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £90, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £78. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
For as little as £78 you can travel by train between Portsmouth and Manchester with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Portsmouth to Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
Looking to travel by train from Portsmouth to Manchester? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Portsmouth to Manchester train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train between Portsmouth and Manchester, you can expect to travel 191 miles (308 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains to Manchester from Portsmouth in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Manchester from Portsmouth. Book that perfect Portsmouth to Manchester train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!
CrossCountry from Portsmouth to Manchester train information:
Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester due to the coronavirus:
When departing from Portsmouth, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your journey in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.
Omio customers book a train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Manchester Piccadilly most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Portsmouth & Southsea, located approximately 0.1 miles (80 m) from the city centre of Portsmouth. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.
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