Portsmouth to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

19

Average

26

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.

Cheapest
02:10PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h40 10:50PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
191One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:40PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 11:45PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
211One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:45PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange9h25 10:10PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
211One-way
09:10AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h20 05:30PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
241One-way
10:45AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h15 07:00PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
241One-way

Bus schedule from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28
07:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h50 02:55PMManchester
0 transfers
07:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h15 02:20PMManchester, Airport
0 transfers
07:35AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h00 03:35PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
09:10AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h20 05:30PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
10:45AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h15 07:00PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
12:45PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange9h25 10:10PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
02:10PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h40 10:50PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
03:40PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 11:45PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
08:15PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange9h40 05:55AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Bus times from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

7 h 15 m

Average

8 h 23 m

Buses per day

9

Distance

308 km

Of the 9 buses that leave Portsmouth for Manchester every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h15 02:20PMManchester, Airport
0 transfers
241One-way
2nd Fastest
07:05AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange7h50 02:55PMManchester
0 transfers
241One-way
07:35AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h00 03:35PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
301One-way
03:40PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h05 11:45PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
211One-way
10:45AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange8h15 07:00PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
241One-way

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Overview: Bus from Portsmouth to Manchester

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€24)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express or Megabus

Buses from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles (308 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 35 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $24 (€24), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $21 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus providers: National Express from Portsmouth to Manchester

You can travel by bus to Manchester from Portsmouth with National Express for as low as $21 (€21). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus between Portsmouth and Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

National Express from Portsmouth to Manchester bus information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 53 min
  • National Express frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Portsmouth

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
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Portsmouth to Manchester buses for as little as $21 (€21)  in the next 7 days.
The bus price between Portsmouth and Manchester is on average $24 (€24)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Portsmouth to Manchester bus distance is approximately 191 miles (308 km).
On average the Portsmouth to Manchester bus time is 7 h 35 min  covering the 191 miles (308 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking the bus between Portsmouth and Manchester, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth, St. Colmans Church and Portsmouth, Copnor Road. Your trip can end in bus stations such as Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel around 0.1 miles (80 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester, Coach Station and need to travel around 0.2 miles (343 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Take the Portsmouth to Manchester bus with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route between Portsmouth and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus from Portsmouth to Manchester per day with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
On average, there are 5 buses a day from Portsmouth to Manchester. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus for this journey departs from Portsmouth at 6: 05 AM. The last bus leaves from Portsmouth at 7: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Portsmouth to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a bus ticket from Portsmouth to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€24) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Portsmouth and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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