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from Portsmouth to Liverpool

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29 Oct
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30 Oct
£97South Western Railway
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1 Nov
£95Avanti West Coast
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2 Nov
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Travel Information from Portsmouth to Liverpool

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £96
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 8 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £33 • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast

Travel 197 miles (317 km) by coach, flight or train between Portsmouth and Liverpool. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Portsmouth to Liverpool.

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FAQs
How do I go from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

You can travel between Portsmouth and Liverpool 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Portsmouth to Liverpool, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Liverpool:

A coach journey is usually £17 less than a journey to Liverpool by plane, which costs on average £33 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £79 less than a journey to Liverpool by train, which costs on average £96 for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

The quickest way to travel from Portsmouth to Liverpool is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 8 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Liverpool by train can take on average 4 h 55 min.

How far is it from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

The Portsmouth to Liverpool distance is approximately 197 miles (317 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Liverpool is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in Liverpool, Liverpool One.
  • Most travellers board their train from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.
Which travel operators can get me from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Portsmouth to Liverpool:

  • You can go to Liverpool from Portsmouth by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £16 with National Express from Portsmouth to Liverpool on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Portsmouth to Liverpool with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £33 with easyJet from Portsmouth to Liverpool.
  • You can go to Liverpool from Portsmouth by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £96 with Avanti West Coast from Portsmouth to Liverpool on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Portsmouth to Liverpool?

Yes, there are direct services available to Liverpool from Portsmouth with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 16 direct trains per day and book this direct train with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Portsmouth and Liverpool ends?
Omio customers who travel from Portsmouth to Liverpool often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Liverpool and these popular destinations at a great price.
When should I purchase a ticket between Portsmouth and Liverpool online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £33 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £96 one way on average.

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

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