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from Derby to Portsmouth

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Travel Information to Portsmouth from Derby

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £47
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £47 • 3 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Take a coach or train to travel 147 miles (237 km) to Portsmouth from Derby. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Derby to Portsmouth.

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Travel from Derby to Portsmouth
Travel to Portsmouth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Derby to Portsmouth.
How do I go from Derby to Portsmouth?

There are 2 ways to get from Derby to Portsmouth: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Derby to Portsmouth?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Derby to Portsmouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £11.

This is compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

A coach is generally £36 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £47 from Derby to Portsmouth.

What is the quickest way from Derby to Portsmouth?

The quickest way to travel between Derby and Portsmouth is by train, which takes on average 3 h 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 20 min   on average.

What is the distance from Derby to Portsmouth?

The Derby to Portsmouth distance is approximately 147 miles (237 km).

How many services a day are there between Derby and Portsmouth?

The average frequency per day from Derby to Portsmouth is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Derby to Portsmouth as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Derby to Portsmouth, where do I depart from Derby and where do I arrive in Portsmouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Derby to Portsmouth:

    Who can get me from Derby to Portsmouth?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Derby to Portsmouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with National Express to go to Portsmouth by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Derby to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £11.
    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Portsmouth from Derby?
    Your journey from Derby to Portsmouth doesn't have to end in Portsmouth. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Bournemouth. If you’d like to add London, Southampton or Bournemouth to your Derby to Portsmouth trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Portsmouth today!
    When should I buy a ticket from Derby to Portsmouth online to score the best deals?

    When planning your trip between Derby and Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Coach tickets cost £11 one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing on average £47 one way.

    However, we recommend buying tickets to Portsmouth from Derby online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Derby Derby Bus Station

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