How to get from Portsmouth to Manchester by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Portsmouth to Manchester is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||191 miles (308 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$25 - $95|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $25 (€22) • 6 h 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $95 (€82) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or British Airways|
Take a bus or flight to travel 191 miles (308 km) between Portsmouth and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€22). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or British Airways among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Portsmouth to Manchester.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $22 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Portsmouth and Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Portsmouth to Manchester, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.
There are 2 travel options from Portsmouth to Manchester: bus or flight.
The cheapest way to go to Manchester from Portsmouth is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€22).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Portsmouth to Manchester:
Taking a bus costs $70 (€61) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $95 (€82) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between Portsmouth and Manchester is by flight, which takes on average 1 h compared to other travel options that take longer:
Bus takes 6 h 50 min on average.
The distance from Portsmouth to Manchester is approximately 191 miles (308 km).
The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Manchester is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Portsmouth and Manchester as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Portsmouth to Manchester:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Portsmouth to Manchester with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Manchester tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
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