How to get to Portsmouth from Edinburgh

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from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

How to get to Portsmouth from Edinburgh by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
10:35Portsmouth, University
1 change
National Express
10:35Portsmouth, University
1 change
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
11:30London Luton Airport (LTN)
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London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
16:29Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
4 changes
London North Eastern Railway
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
15:43Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
2 changes
National Express
11:35Southsea, Clarence Esplanade
1 change
National Express
02:18Portsmouth, University
1 change
National Express
09:35Portsmouth, University
1 change
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
13:50London Luton Airport (LTN)
0 changes
Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
14:35London Stansted Airport (STN)
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Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
16:55London Stansted Airport (STN)
0 changes

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Portsmouth

distanceDistance365 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£22 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £22 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or East Coast

Travel 365 miles by train, coach or flight to Portsmouth from Edinburgh. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

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All travel companies: All Airlines and Coach Companies from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

Find the best route from Edinburgh to Portsmouth with National Express, British Airways and easyJet. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most convenient route has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Edinburgh - Portsmouth travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier airline of the United Kingdom with its headquarters in London near its main hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Known as a full-service global airline, BA offers low fares year-round to destinations around the globe and flies to and from centrally-located airports. Its extensive global route network includes more than 170 destinations in nearly 80 countries throughout Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. BA is also the second largest airline based in the UK in terms of its fleet size and number of passengers carried.

      FAQs: Edinburgh to Portsmouth

      FAQs: 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 Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

      There are 3 options to travel to Portsmouth from Edinburgh including taking a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is by taking a flight with average ticket prices of £22 compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

      Taking a flight costs £1 less than taking a coach, which costs on average £23 for the same trip.

      Taking a flight costs £34 less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of £56.

      The fastest way from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Portsmouth that take longer:

      Getting to Portsmouth by coach takes 12 h 20 min on average.

      Getting to Portsmouth by train takes 7 h 3 min on average.

      The distance between Edinburgh and Portsmouth is around 365 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is:

      • 10 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travellers take a coach from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Portsmouth, International Port.
      • Most travellers catch their train from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Portsmouth Harbour.

      The following travel companies offer services from Edinburgh to Portsmouth:

      • Travel with National Express to go to Portsmouth by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express Edinburgh to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £23.
      • Travel with easyJet, Azul, British Airways or Cityflyer (British Airways 2) for flights to Portsmouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cityflyer (British Airways 2) Edinburgh to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £29.
      • Travel with East Coast, Lumo or Virgin Trains to go to Portsmouth by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lumo Edinburgh to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £56.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Edinburgh to Portsmouth with the following travel companies:

      • Take a direct coach with.
      • Direct flight with.
      • Direct services by train with.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Portsmouth as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Edinburgh to Portsmouth often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton, Manchester, Birmingham or London Waterloo. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Edinburgh and Portsmouth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Portsmouth and any of these top destinations today!

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