Portsmouth to Manchester train

Mon, 27 May
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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

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

Avanti West Coast
08:295h15
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
£621One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:204h45
Portsmouth
13:05Manchester
£701One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:504h54
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
£701One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:454h59
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
£701One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
05:136h16
Portsmouth
11:29Manchester
£1581One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePortsmouth to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 May
Avanti West Coast
08:454h59
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:504h54
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
05:196h10
Portsmouth
11:29Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
05:136h16
Portsmouth
11:29Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:204h45
Portsmouth
13:05Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

4 h 45 m

Average

5 h 23 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

308 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Portsmouth for Manchester every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:204h45
Portsmouth
13:05Manchester
£701One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:504h54
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
£701One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:454h59
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
£701One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:295h15
Portsmouth
13:44Manchester
£621One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
05:055h24
Portsmouth
10:29Manchester
£1661One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Manchester

distanceDistance191 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£119 (€133)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry or South Western Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles long trip taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £62, but the average price of train tickets is £119. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and South Western Railway trains Portsmouth to Manchester

Buy your official Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and South Western Railway train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester from £52 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Portsmouth to Manchester with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 45 min
  • Cheapest Price: £52

FAQs: Portsmouth to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth to Manchester 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 Portsmouth to Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester can start from as little as £62 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to Manchester is £119; 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 train time is 4 h 29 min   covering the 191 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Portsmouth to Manchester leaves at 04: 52. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Portsmouth to Manchester leaves at 19: 19.
There are 10 trains a day from Portsmouth to Manchester which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Portsmouth to Manchester train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Manchester from Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 19.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A trip to Manchester from Portsmouth is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 29 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Portsmouth to Manchester by train is January.
You have options as you can travel between Portsmouth and Manchester 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and Manchester

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Portsmouth Harbour is the most popular Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth for your journey to Manchester.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J
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Public transport options for Portsmouth & Southsea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
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