The cheapest buses from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Cheapest

$36

Average

$63

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 $ 63 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 36.

Cheapest
08:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h35 03:40PMManchester
0 changes
$361One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:45PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h45 11:30PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$621One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:45AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h35 06:20PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$621One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:15PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 10:20PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$621One-way
08:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 04:10PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$661One-way

Timetable Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sun, Oct 24
08:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 04:10PMManchester, Coach Station
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08:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h35 03:40PMManchester
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09:15AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h55 05:10PMManchester, Coach Station
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10:45AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h35 06:20PMManchester, Coach Station
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12:30PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h00 08:30PMManchester, Coach Station
0 changes
02:15PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 10:20PMManchester, Coach Station
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03:45PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h45 11:30PMManchester, Coach Station
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08:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange9h55 05:55AMManchester, Coach Station
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Sun
Oct 24
$135Avanti West Coast
$32Megabus
$161British Airways
Mon
Oct 25
$113Avanti West Coast
$24Megabus
$84British Airways
Tue
Oct 26
$101Cross Country
$27Megabus
$125British Airways
Wed
Oct 27
$101Cross Country
$24Megabus
$137British Airways
Thu
Oct 28
$101Cross Country
$27Megabus
$119British Airways
Fri
Oct 29
$101Cross Country
$27Megabus
$210British Airways
Sat
Oct 30
$135Avanti West Coast
$30Megabus
$119British Airways
Sun
Oct 31
$101Cross Country
$18National Express
$74British Airways
Mon
Nov 1
$100Cross Country
$20National Express
$62British Airways
Tue
Nov 2
$100Cross Country
$20National Express
$62British Airways
Thu
Nov 4
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$20National Express
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Fri
Nov 5
$101Cross Country
$23National Express
$77British Airways
Sat
Nov 6
$101Cross Country
$20National Express
$107British Airways
Wed
Nov 10
$101Cross Country
$18National Express
$92British Airways
Thu
Nov 11
$102Cross Country
$18National Express
$81British Airways
Fri
Nov 12
$101Cross Country
$18National Express
$77British Airways

The fastest buses from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Fastest Journey

7 h 35 m

Average

8 h 6 m

Buses per day

8

Distance

308 km

Of the 8 buses that leave Portsmouth for Manchester every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 308 km distance in an average of 8 h 6 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 35 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 55 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.

Fastest
10:45AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h35 06:20PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$621One-way
Fastest
08:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h35 03:40PMManchester
0 changes
$361One-way
2nd Fastest
03:45PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h45 11:30PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$621One-way
09:15AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h55 05:10PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$661One-way
12:30PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h00 08:30PMManchester, Coach Station
1 changes
$661One-way

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Bus Information to Manchester from Portsmouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$29 (€23)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $29 (€23), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express from Portsmouth to Manchester

National Express buses will get you from Portsmouth to Manchester from $24 (€20). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses 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 bus: 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.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your bus tickets between Portsmouth and Manchester due to the coronavirus:

    • 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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    Buses from Portsmouth to Manchester
    Take the bus 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
    How much does a cheap bus to Manchester from Portsmouth cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Portsmouth to Manchester buses for as little as $24 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a bus from Portsmouth to Manchester?
    If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Portsmouth to Manchester bus price to come in at an average of $29 (€23)  one way.
    How far is Manchester from Portsmouth by bus?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Manchester from Portsmouth by bus to be approximately 191 miles (308 km).
    How long is the bus ride to Manchester from Portsmouth?
    The Portsmouth to Manchester bus duration is on average 7 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 191 miles (308 km) between Portsmouth and Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What station does the bus from Portsmouth to Manchester depart from? Which Manchester bus station do I come into from Portsmouth?

    When departing from Portsmouth, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in bus stations like Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, Manchester, Coach Station and Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

    Omio customers book a bus from Portsmouth & Southsea   to Manchester, Shudehill Interchange   most frequently for this route.

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

    You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Portsmouth & Southsea, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Portsmouth. The most popular arrival bus station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

    Which bus providers should I travel with from Portsmouth to Manchester?
    Take the Portsmouth to Manchester bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Portsmouth to Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    When is the earliest bus from Portsmouth to Manchester? When is the last bus from Portsmouth to Manchester?
    The first Portsmouth to Manchester bus departs at 6: 05 AM   and the last bus from Portsmouth to Manchester leaves at 2: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Portsmouth to Manchester on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I buy bus tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester to score the best deals?
    You can find buses between Portsmouth and Manchester to cost on average $29 (€23) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Portsmouth to Manchester bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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