There are 10 ways to get from Portsmouth to Isle of Man by plane, train, car ferry, bus or car

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

Fly from Southampton  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Isle Of Man (IOM) SOU - IOM

$155 - $710

Cheapest option

Bus, car ferry  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$47 - $103

8 alternative options

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LGW - IOM

$74 - $276

Train to London City, fly  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LCY - IOM

$129 - $490

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Isle Of Man (IOM) LTN - IOM

$148 - $478

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Isle Of Man (IOM) BHX - IOM

$126 - $317

Train Virgin West Coast Trains, car ferry  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$156 - $291

Train, car ferry via Birmingham New Street  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool South Parkway
  4. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$128 - $239

Train, car ferry via Newport (S Wales)  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Newport (S Wales)
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
  3. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$148 - $287

Drive, car ferry  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Liverpool
  2. Take the car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man

$73 - $144

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Isle of Man is to bus and car ferry which costs £35 - £80 and takes 12 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Isle of Man is to train and fly which costs £55 - £210 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Isle of Man is 278 miles.

The best way to get from Portsmouth to Isle of Man without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 8 h 39 min and costs £110 - £230.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Portsmouth to Isle of Man, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Isle Of Man Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Isle Of Man Airport.

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There are 119+ hotels available in Isle of Man. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Isle of Man.
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  • Distance: 277.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 57 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Isle of Man?

Flybe and Aer Lingus fly from Portsmouth to Castletown every 3 hours.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Jersey, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Glasgow, Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from London Luton to Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from London City to Isle Of Man via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Winchester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Virgin West Coast Trains
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Chester
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $85
First Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
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 Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Liverpool to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com

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