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There are 10 ways to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester by train, bus, plane or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via London  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£111 - £209

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Weymouth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

£30 - £45

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Train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Manchester Piccadilly

£91 - £154

Train, bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Take the bus from Cabot Circus to Shudehill Interchange M36

£58 - £102

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

£49 - £152

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£80 - £269

Train to Southampton, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

£85 - £236

Car ferry to Guernsey, fly to Manchester  •  7h 16m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
  2. Fly from Guernsey (GCI) to Manchester (MAN) GCI - MAN

£102 - £237

Train, train to Exeter, fly to Manchester  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from Weymouth to Castle Cary
  2. Take the train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
  3. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Manchester (MAN) EXT - MAN

£75 - £223

Car ferry to Jersey, fly to Liverpool, bus  •  9h 18m

  1. Take the car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
  2. Fly from Jersey (JER) to Liverpool (LPL) JER - LPL
  3. Take the bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street

£71 - £184

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The cheapest way to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester is to bus which costs £30 - £45 and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester is to train and fly which costs £45 - £160 and takes 4h 3m.

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The distance between Portland Harbour and Manchester is 202 miles.

The best way to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester without a car is to train via London which takes 5h 19m and costs £110 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester is to train via London which takes 5h 19m and costs £110 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 9h 23m.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1030+ hotels available in Manchester. Prices start at £55 per night.

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Map of how to get from Portland Harbour to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 201.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Portland Harbour, England and Manchester, England?

You can take a train from Portland Harbour to Manchester via Weymouth, London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and London Euston in around 5h 19m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Portland Harbour to Manchester once daily. Tickets cost £30 - £45 and the journey takes 9h 20m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Flights from Guernsey to Manchester via Southampton
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £310
Flights from Exeter to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Jersey to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Guernsey to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £310
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Weymouth to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£27 - £75
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£27 - £40
Anytime fare
£50 - £75
Train from Weymouth to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£15 - £23
Anytime fare
£25 - £40
Train from Weymouth to Woking
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£23 - £35
Anytime fare
£40 - £65
Train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£14 - £35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Advance fare
£14 - £21
Anytime fare
£22 - £35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Weymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£20 - £30
Advanced Single
£21 - £30
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £65
Train from Weymouth to Castle Cary
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £29
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£10 - £16
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £29
Train from Castle Cary to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£14 - £22
Advanced Single
£15 - £22
Anytime Day Single
£24 - £45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Weymouth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
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National Express
TerraVision UK
Website
terravision.eu
Bus from Liverpool Airport to Manchester Sackville Street
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £9
Schedules at
terravision.eu
Ferry operators
Condor Ferries
Phone
01202 207216
Email
contactcentre@condorferries.co.uk
Website
condorferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Poole to St Peter Port, Guernsey
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Condor Ferries
Car ferry from Poole to St Helier, Jersey
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
Condor Ferries

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