Cheap Portsmouth to Manchester train tickets

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How much are Portsmouth to Manchester train tickets?

Lowest Price$126.02
Fastest4h 49m
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How to find cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester ?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Portsmouth to Manchester was $126.02. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Manchester ? How far is Portsmouth to Manchester ?

The distance between Portsmouth to Manchester is 190.36 miles or 306.28 km. A train trip from Portsmouth to Manchester typically takes 5 hours and 27 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by South Western Railway + Connections. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 4 hours and 49 minutes to get from Portsmouth to Manchester.

Going from Portsmouth to Manchester by train takes over 5 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Monday trains from Portsmouth to Manchester are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

South Western Railway + Connections has the most connections between Portsmouth to Manchester

Typically there are 40 schedules to compare for your trip to Manchester. On the route to Manchester 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. South Western Railway + Connections offers the most scheduled departures between Portsmouth to Manchester, usually offering 37 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Portsmouth to Manchester, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester, which start at $35.43.

Portsmouth to Manchester is served by 2 train carriers

Southern + Connections

Southern + Connections train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester start from $172.46, and on average cost $172.46. Daily there are 3 Southern + Connections schedules to Manchester. Southern + Connections in Portsmouth leaves from Fratton and 2 other stations. And in Manchester trains arrive at Manchester Piccadilly,

From Portsmouth to Manchester train travel on Southern + Connections takes 9 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, Southern + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 49 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Southern + Connections offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $172.46 for a one-way train ticket to Manchester.

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9h 16m
Avg. Price
$172.46

South Western Railway + Connections

South Western Railway + Connections train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester start from $61.79, and on average cost $122.26. Daily there are 37 South Western Railway + Connections schedules to Manchester. South Western Railway + Connections in Portsmouth leaves from Hilsea Station and 4 other stations. And in Manchester trains arrive at Manchester Piccadilly,

From Portsmouth to Manchester train travel on South Western Railway + Connections takes 5 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Manchester faster, South Western Railway + Connections offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 49 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, South Western Railway + Connections offers 37 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $122.26 for a one-way train ticket to Manchester.

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Avg. Time
5h 9m
Avg. Price
$122.26
There are 5 different stations that serve train trips to Manchester that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Portsmouth serving this route is Hilsea Station, Fratton, Portsmouth & Southsea, Cosham, Portsmouth Harbour.
  • Hilsea Station
  • Fratton
  • Portsmouth & Southsea
  • Cosham
  • Portsmouth Harbour
There is one train station where trains arrive in Manchester from Portsmouth., The busiest departure station in Portsmouth serving this route is Manchester Piccadilly.
  • Manchester Piccadilly