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from Portsmouth to Nottingham

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Travel Information between Portsmouth and Nottingham

distanceDistance148 miles (239 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £165
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 5 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £165 • 4 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Take a coach or train to travel 148 miles (239 km) from Portsmouth to Nottingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 22 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 trip are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Portsmouth to Nottingham.

Travel Tips

Travel from Portsmouth to Nottingham
Travel to Nottingham 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 Portsmouth to Nottingham.
What are my Portsmouth to Nottingham travel options?

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

How do I get from Portsmouth to Nottingham the cheapest way?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Portsmouth to Nottingham, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Nottingham:

A coach is generally £154 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £165 from Portsmouth to Nottingham.

What is the quickest way from Portsmouth to Nottingham?

The fastest way to get to Nottingham from Portsmouth is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to Nottingham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Nottingham by coach can take on average 5 h 45 min.

How many miles are between Portsmouth and Nottingham

Nottingham is approximately 148 miles (239 km) away from Portsmouth.

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

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Nottingham is:

  • 16 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Portsmouth to Nottingham?

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

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

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

  • You can travel between Portsmouth and Nottingham by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with National Express from Portsmouth to Nottingham.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Nottingham from Portsmouth?
Many of our customers travelling from Portsmouth to Nottingham don't make Nottingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your Portsmouth and Nottingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Nottingham to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket to Nottingham from Portsmouth online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £11 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £165 one way.

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