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from Portsmouth to London

You can get from Portsmouth to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Portsmouth to London on 4 Dec we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

17:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange2h05 19:50London
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£91One-way
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17:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange2h05 19:50London
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£91One-way
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20:00Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange2h00 22:00London
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£91One-way
15:45Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange2h05 17:50London
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£91One-way
08:05Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange1h45 09:50London
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£221One-way

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Fri
3 Dec
£17South Western Railway
£9National Express
Sat
4 Dec
£16South Western Railway
£9National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£13Southern
£22National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£13Southern
£7National Express
Tue
7 Dec
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
8 Dec
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
9 Dec
£11South Western Railway
£7National Express
Fri
10 Dec
£12South Western Railway
£9National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£9Southern
£7National Express
Mon
13 Dec
£11South Western Railway
£7National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£11South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
15 Dec
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
16 Dec
£11South Western Railway
£7National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£10South Western Railway
£17National Express
Sat
18 Dec
£13Southern
£20National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£9Southern
£20National Express
Mon
20 Dec
£13Southern
£20National Express
Tue
21 Dec
£13Southern
£20National Express
Wed
22 Dec
£13South Western Railway
£22National Express
Thu
23 Dec
£13Southern
£22National Express

Travel Information to London from Portsmouth

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £14
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 2 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £14 • 1 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by coach or train between Portsmouth and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Portsmouth to London.

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FAQs
How do you get from Portsmouth to London?

There are 2 ways to travel from Portsmouth to London including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to London from Portsmouth?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to London. Tickets for a coach cost on average £9.

This is compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is generally £5 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average £14 from Portsmouth to London.

What is the fastest way from Portsmouth to London?

The fastest way from Portsmouth to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 42 min.

Other travel options between Portsmouth and London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 2 h.

What is the distance from Portsmouth to London?

The Portsmouth to London distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to London is:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

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

Where do I depart from Portsmouth? Where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Most travellers board their train from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Portsmouth to London?

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

  • You can go to London from Portsmouth by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with National Express from Portsmouth to London on Omio.
  • You can go to London from Portsmouth by train with South Western Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £14 with South Western Railway from Portsmouth to London on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Portsmouth to London?

Yes, there are direct routes from Portsmouth to London with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to London with National Express.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to London tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Portsmouth to London?
Many of our customers travelling from Portsmouth to London don't make London their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your Portsmouth and London trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from London to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I buy tickets between Portsmouth and London online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Portsmouth to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £9 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £14 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Portsmouth to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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