Manchester to Portsmouth train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

179

Average

257

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
05:11AMManchester Piccadilly5h36 10:47AMPortsmouth & Southsea
1 transfer
1791One-way
06:43AMManchester Piccadilly5h02 11:45AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
2761One-way
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly4h42 11:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
2761One-way
06:10AMManchester Piccadilly4h47 10:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
2761One-way
05:55AMManchester Piccadilly4h50 10:45AMPortsmouth & Southsea
3 transfers
2761One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
05:11AMManchester Piccadilly5h36 10:47AMPortsmouth & Southsea
1 transfer
05:55AMManchester Piccadilly4h50 10:45AMPortsmouth & Southsea
3 transfers
06:10AMManchester Piccadilly4h47 10:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
06:43AMManchester Piccadilly5h02 11:45AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly4h42 11:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

4 h 42 m

Average

4 h 59 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

308 km

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

Fastest
07:15AMManchester Piccadilly4h42 11:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
2761One-way
06:10AMManchester Piccadilly4h47 10:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
2761One-way
05:55AMManchester Piccadilly4h50 10:45AMPortsmouth & Southsea
3 transfers
2761One-way
06:43AMManchester Piccadilly5h02 11:45AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
2761One-way
05:11AMManchester Piccadilly5h36 10:47AMPortsmouth & Southsea
1 transfer
1791One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Portsmouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$131 (€127)
frequencyTrain frequency27 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Avanti West Coast or South Western Railway

Trains from Manchester to Portsmouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long route taking on average 4 h 58 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 27 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $131 (€127), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $66 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Train providers: CrossCountry and South Western Railway from Manchester to Portsmouth trains

Find the best trains from Manchester to Portsmouth with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and South Western Railway from $66 (€64). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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South Western Railway

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

CrossCountry is one of the best options when traveling by train between Manchester and Portsmouth. Omio quickly shows you current CrossCountry train schedules for the Manchester - Portsmouth journey and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest trip 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 $195 (€190). As you check the latest Manchester to Portsmouth train schedule from CrossCountry for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance 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 from Manchester to Portsmouth so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

CrossCountry from Manchester to Portsmouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 54 min
  • Average Price: $195
  • CrossCountry frequency: 8 a day

South Western Railway tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with South Western Railway between Manchester and Portsmouth all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current South Western Railway train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 191 miles (308 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the South Western Railway train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Manchester to Portsmouth routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best South Western Railway Manchester to Portsmouth train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the South Western Railway train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Portsmouth with South Western Railway!

    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
    Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Portsmouth from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $66 (€64)  one way.
    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Manchester to Portsmouth train to cost on average $130 (€127)  one way.
    The Manchester to Portsmouth train distance is approximately 191 miles (308 km).
    On average the Manchester to Portsmouth train time is 4 h 58 min  covering the 191 miles (308 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Manchester train stations to Portsmouth you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Portsmouth include Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Portsmouth & Southsea.

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0.6 miles (954 m) from the city center of Manchester.

    The most popular arrival train station, Portsmouth & Southsea, is located 0.1 miles (80 m) away from the city center of Portsmouth.

    Take the Manchester to Portsmouth train with Cross Country, Avanti West Coast or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Portsmouth from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    On average, there are 27 trains a day from Manchester to Portsmouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the first train from Manchester to Portsmouth at 4: 55 AM. The last train from Manchester to Portsmouth that you can take departs at 6: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Manchester to Portsmouth schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth is on average $130 (€127) if you buy 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Portsmouth from Manchester available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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    Portsmouth
    Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Manchester for your trip to Portsmouth.
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    +44 3457114141
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    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    Public transit 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
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
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    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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    Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

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