Trains from Portsmouth to Manchester

Portsmouth to Manchester train information

Portsmouth Manchester train map

Train duration 4h59m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Portsmouth, England
Distance 192 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Portsmouth (South East England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

There are 192 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Portsmouth to Manchester is around 4h59m. Train travel is most of the time the fastest way to travel to Manchester from Portsmouth, and it's also a greener option than driving or taking the plane.

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

Best prices for Portsmouth to Manchester train tickets

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from £25.48 MORE 7h15m

Portsmouth - Manchester prices calendar

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

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Portsmouth - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Portsmouth to Manchester in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £37 when booking your ticket 1 month in advance which is 60% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Portsmouth to Manchester trains

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

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Discount Portsmouth - Manchester train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Portsmouth Manchester 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 different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a 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 purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Portsmouth to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Manchester to Portsmouth, the card will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £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
Portsmouth to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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