Portsmouth to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

107

Average

128

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.

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11:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 04:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1071One-way
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09:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 02:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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1071One-way
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10:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 03:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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1071One-way
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08:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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1071One-way
11:27AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h56 04:23PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
1611One-way

Train schedule from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, September 28
08:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
09:27AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h56 02:23PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
09:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 02:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
10:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 03:27PMManchester Piccadilly
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11:27AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h56 04:23PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
11:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 04:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Portsmouth to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

4 h 37 m

Average

4 h 43 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

308 km

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

Fastest
11:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 04:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1071One-way
Fastest
09:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 02:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1071One-way
Fastest
10:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 03:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1071One-way
Fastest
08:50AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h37 01:27PMManchester Piccadilly
2 transfers
1071One-way
09:27AMPortsmouth & Southsea4h56 02:23PMManchester Piccadilly
1 transfer
1801One-way

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Manchester

distanceDistance191 miles (308 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$139 (€136)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersCross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Portsmouth to Manchester cover the 191 miles (308 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 3 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $73 (€72), but the average price of train tickets is $139 (€136). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Travel from Portsmouth to Manchester from $73 (€72) with Omio’s train partners Great Western Rail, CrossCountry and South Western Railway! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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

If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets to Manchester from Portsmouth, check out Omio! With one-way Portsmouth to Manchester train ticket prices starting as low as $169 (€166) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Manchester from Portsmouth by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train schedules and tickets for this 191 miles (308 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this route, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Portsmouth to Manchester on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $169

South Western Railway tickets to Manchester from Portsmouth are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Manchester 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 Portsmouth to Manchester routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best South Western Railway Portsmouth to Manchester 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 Manchester with South Western Railway!

Train information from Portsmouth to Manchester with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 20 min
  • South Western Railway frequency: 3 a day

One of the best ways to travel from Portsmouth to Manchester is by taking a train with Great Western Rail. Omio helps you find the ideal Great Western Rail train between Portsmouth and Manchester by showing you Great Western Rail current train schedules and timetables, the train tickets on offer (including amenities offered onboard and travel information like baggage allowance) and the best prices for this Portsmouth to Manchester trip. You can expect to travel 191 miles (308 km) to Manchester from Portsmouth on a train with Great Western Rail. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from Portsmouth to Manchester, you can check straight away if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Once you’ve found that perfect train, book your Great Western Rail train ticket on Omio quickly and easily, then enjoy your upcoming trip to Manchester from Portsmouth!

Train information from Portsmouth to Manchester with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 56 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Portsmouth to Manchester

Travel by train 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.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Portsmouth to Manchester trains for as little as $73 (€72)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Portsmouth and Manchester is on average $139 (€136)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Portsmouth to Manchester is around 191 miles (308 km).
The Portsmouth to Manchester train duration is on average 5 h 3 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.

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

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

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

Passengers arriving in Manchester most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) from this train station to the city center.

For the route from Portsmouth to Manchester you can take a train with Cross Country, South Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Portsmouth and Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Portsmouth to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Portsmouth to Manchester train departs at 4: 32 AM   and the last train from Portsmouth to Manchester leaves at 5: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Portsmouth to Manchester on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Portsmouth to Manchester is on average $139 (€136) 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 providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Portsmouth and Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Portsmouth & Southsea is the most popular Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth for your trip to Manchester.
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Public transit 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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Public transit options for Portsmouth Harbour
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J

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