Trains from Manchester to Portsmouth

Manchester to Portsmouth train information

Manchester Portsmouth train map

Train duration 4h59m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 192 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains
Lowest train price from £55.90
Average train price £84.00
  • There are several train providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Manchester in England to Portsmouth in England are operated by Virgin Trains.
  • On average, the journey takes approximately 4h59m by train covering a distance of 192 miles to get to Portsmouth from Manchester. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • We found tickets from £55.90 to travel in the next month. Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Manchester to Portsmouth train tickets

from £55.90 MORE 4h37m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £8.00 MORE 8h40m
from £15.57 MORE 7h23m

Manchester - Portsmouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Manchester to Portsmouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£20

National Express£23

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Megabus£20

National Express£18

Raileurope£59

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Megabus£24

National Express£29

Raileurope£50

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Megabus£19

National Express£22

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Manchester to Portsmouth

When are the next trains to Portsmouth?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
There are no more services available today.
Tomorrow
Manchester Piccadilly
07:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
12:53
5h26m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
08:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
13:46
5h19m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
09:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
14:46
5h19m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
12:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
17:46
5h19m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
13:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
18:52
5h25m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
14:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
19:47
5h20m Cross Country
Manchester Piccadilly
18:27
Portsmouth and Southsea
23:48
5h21m Cross Country
Friday 13 December
Manchester Piccadilly
07:01
Portsmouth and Southsea
11:30
4h29m Virgin Trains
Manchester Piccadilly
07:15
Portsmouth and Southsea
12:00
4h45m Virgin Trains
Manchester Piccadilly
07:35
Portsmouth and Southsea
12:30
4h55m Virgin Trains
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Manchester - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£93

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£77

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£99

Same day

Days before Departure

The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Portsmouth in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £77 when buying your seat 1 day in advance which is 22% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Portsmouth trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Manchester and Portsmouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Portsmouth to Manchester and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£78.40 13/12/2019 18:35 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£78.40 13/12/2019 17:55 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£78.40 13/12/2019 18:55 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£78.40 13/12/2019 19:15 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£78.40 13/12/2019 13:55 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£79.50 13/12/2019 07:15 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£80.40 13/12/2019 07:01 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£82.00 13/12/2019 08:15 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£84.10 13/12/2019 12:15 Virgin Trains 15 days ago
Manchester
Piccadilly
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£108.40 13/12/2019 13:35 Virgin Trains 15 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Manchester Portsmouth train

Discount Manchester - Portsmouth train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to pay less for your Manchester Portsmouth train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • The main benefit of getting a railcard is that you only need a few trips to earn as much money as you spent.

    You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you book after that, you will make savings.

    For instance, train tickets from Manchester to Portsmouth cost on average £83.41 (1). By dividing £88 by £83.41 (£88/£83.41 = 1.05), it appears that after only 2 one way trips from Portsmouth to Manchester, the card will have paid for itself.

  • Railcards enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Manchester to Portsmouth train £83.41 £55.61 £27.80 1.06

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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