You can get from London to Portsmouth by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Portsmouth on 28 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||64 miles (103 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£7 - £13|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £7 • 1 h 55 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £13 • 1 h 32 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or Southern|
Take a coach or train to travel 64 miles (103 km) to Portsmouth from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Southern among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Portsmouth.
The train tends to be the quickest and simplest option for most travelling from London to Portsmouth, which are just 100 kilometres apart. A number of train options are available from two different operators offering direct services between London and Portsmouth. Bus services are also available taking just under 2 hours to complete this direct journey.
At least one bus per hour departs from London Victoria Coach Station to the centre of Portsmouth. National Express operates regular services each day to Portsmouth's The Hard Interchange. Journeys begin around 8:30 a.m. and continue on an hourly basis until around 11:30 p.m. each evening.
Train journeys from London to Portsmouth depart throughout the day and night with the first journey of the day departing before 5:00 a.m. each morning. Trains leave London for Portsmouth Harbour until around 9:30 p.m. each evening. Both Southern Railways and SouthWestern Trains offer these services with the fastest journey times offered by SouthWestern Trains of around 1.5 hours. The average time taken to complete the journey between these two locations is around 2 hours for the majority of train services.
There are 2 ways to get from London to Portsmouth: coach or train.
A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Portsmouth, which costs on average £7.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Portsmouth:
A coach journey is usually £7 less than a journey to Portsmouth by train, which costs on average £13 for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Portsmouth from London is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 32 min.
There are alternative travel options to Portsmouth that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 55 min.
The distance from London to Portsmouth is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Portsmouth is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Portsmouth from London as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Portsmouth:
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Yes, there are direct services available from London to Portsmouth with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Portsmouth as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from London to Portsmouth.
When planning your trip between London and Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Portsmouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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