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from Nottingham to Portsmouth

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Travel Information between Nottingham and Portsmouth

distanceDistance148 miles (239 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £117
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 6 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £117 • 4 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 148 miles (239 km) between Nottingham and Portsmouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Nottingham to Portsmouth.

Travel Tips

Travel from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Portsmouth.
How do I travel between Nottingham and Portsmouth?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel to Portsmouth from Nottingham?

The cheapest way from Nottingham to Portsmouth is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

A coach is generally £106 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £117 from Nottingham to Portsmouth.

What is the fastest way to Portsmouth from Nottingham?

The quickest way to travel from Nottingham to Portsmouth is by train, which takes on average 4 h 12 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 10 min.

How many miles from Nottingham to Portsmouth would I travel?

The distance between Nottingham and Portsmouth is around 148 miles (239 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Nottingham to Portsmouth is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Nottingham and Portsmouth as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Nottingham to Portsmouth?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Nottingham, Bulwell Bus Station (Stop BU07) and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Most travellers take a train from Nottingham to Portsmouth & Southsea.
Who can get me from Nottingham to Portsmouth?

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

  • National Express can take you to Portsmouth by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for National Express from Nottingham to Portsmouth for £11.
  • South Western Railway can get you to Portsmouth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with South Western Railway from Nottingham to Portsmouth for £117 on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Nottingham to Portsmouth?
Your journey from Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Portsmouth trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Portsmouth today!
How far in advance should I buy my Nottingham to Portsmouth ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost on average £11 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £117 one way on average.

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