Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Cheapest

$195

Average

$237

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 Manchester to Portsmouth will cost around $ 237 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 195.

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01:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h23 06:50PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$1951One-way
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10:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h30 03:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$1951One-way
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11:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h21 04:48PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$1951One-way
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12:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h36 06:03PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$1951One-way
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03:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h37 09:04PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$1951One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Portsmouth

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08:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h30 01:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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09:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h19 02:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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10:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h30 03:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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11:27AMManchester Piccadilly5h21 04:48PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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12:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h36 06:03PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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12:55PMManchester Piccadilly4h34 05:29PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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01:15PMManchester Piccadilly4h48 06:03PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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01:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h23 06:50PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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01:55PMManchester Piccadilly4h36 06:31PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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02:12PMManchester Piccadilly4h56 07:08PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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02:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h20 07:47PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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02:55PMManchester Piccadilly4h34 07:29PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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03:12PMManchester Piccadilly4h53 08:05PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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03:27PMManchester Piccadilly5h37 09:04PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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Thu
Dec 2
$218Cross Country
$26Megabus
$101British Airways
Fri
Dec 3
$218Cross Country
$26Megabus
$167British Airways
Sat
Dec 4
$131Avanti West Coast
$26Megabus
$206British Airways
Sun
Dec 5
$195Cross Country
$26Megabus
$119British Airways
Tue
Dec 7
$130Avanti West Coast
$19National Express
$112British Airways
Thu
Dec 9
$132Avanti West Coast
$20National Express
$109British Airways
Fri
Dec 10
$132Avanti West Coast
$23National Express
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Sat
Dec 11
$99Cross Country
$23National Express
$95British Airways
Sun
Dec 12
$98Cross Country
$26Megabus
$95British Airways
Thu
Dec 16
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$20National Express
$89British Airways
Fri
Dec 17
$101Avanti West Coast
$26Megabus
$94British Airways
Sat
Dec 18
$98Cross Country
$23Megabus
$342British Airways
Sun
Dec 19
$194Cross Country
$56National Express
$75British Airways
Tue
Dec 21
$98Cross Country
$26Megabus
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Dec 3

Fastest Journey

4 h 34 m

Average

5 h 8 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

308 km

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

Fastest
12:55PMManchester Piccadilly4h34 05:29PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$2941One-way
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02:55PMManchester Piccadilly4h34 07:29PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$2941One-way
01:55PMManchester Piccadilly4h36 06:31PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$2941One-way
01:15PMManchester Piccadilly4h48 06:03PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$2941One-way
03:12PMManchester Piccadilly4h53 08:05PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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$2411One-way

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Train Information from Manchester to Portsmouth

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$178 (€149)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Manchester to Portsmouth cover the 191 miles (308 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 42 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $178 (€149), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $130 (€109). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

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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
How much are cheap trains to Portsmouth from Manchester?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Manchester and Portsmouth for as low as $130 (€109)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Portsmouth from Manchester?
The train price to Portsmouth from Manchester is on average $178 (€149)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Manchester to Portsmouth by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Portsmouth from Manchester by train to be approximately 191 miles (308 km).
How long is the train ride to Portsmouth from Manchester?
On average the Manchester to Portsmouth train travel time is 4 h 42 min  for the 191 miles (308 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Manchester and arrival train station in Portsmouth?

When taking the train between Manchester and Portsmouth, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Your trip can end in train stations such as Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

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

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Portsmouth? Where is the Portsmouth train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Portsmouth & Southsea, located 0.1 miles (85 m) away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Manchester to Portsmouth?
If you're looking for trains from Manchester to Portsmouth, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Portsmouth. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Manchester to Portsmouth route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Portsmouth from Manchester?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Manchester to Portsmouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Manchester to Portsmouth to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Portsmouth from Manchester to cost on average $178 (€149) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Portsmouth train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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