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from Swansea to Portsmouth

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

Our recommendation

To get from Swansea to Portsmouth on 29 Nov we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:22Swansea4h24 14:46Portsmouth & Southsea
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10:22Swansea4h24 14:46Portsmouth & Southsea
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09:22Swansea4h24 13:46Portsmouth & Southsea
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08:22Swansea4h25 12:47Portsmouth & Southsea
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13:23Swansea4h25 17:48Portsmouth & Southsea
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Travel Information from Swansea to Portsmouth

distanceDistance135 miles (218 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £77
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £12 • 7 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £77 • 4 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Great Western Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 135 miles (218 km) between Swansea and Portsmouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Great Western Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Swansea to Portsmouth.

Travel Tips

Travel from Swansea 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 Swansea to Portsmouth.
How do I go from Swansea to Portsmouth?

You can travel to Portsmouth from Swansea 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Swansea to Portsmouth?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Swansea to Portsmouth, which costs on average £12.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Portsmouth:

A coach journey is usually £65 less than a journey to Portsmouth by train, which costs on average £77 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Swansea to Portsmouth?

The quickest way to travel to Portsmouth from Swansea is by train, which takes on average 4 h 28 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 7 h 55 min.

How far is Portsmouth from Swansea?

The distance between Swansea and Portsmouth is around 135 miles (218 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Swansea to Portsmouth is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Swansea to Portsmouth:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Swansea, West Way and tend to arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Trains from Swansea to Portsmouth most often leave from Swansea and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
Which travel companies can take me from Swansea to Portsmouth?

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

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Portsmouth. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Swansea to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for £12.
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Portsmouth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Swansea to Portsmouth for £77 on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey between Swansea and Portsmouth ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Swansea to Portsmouth often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Bournemouth. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Swansea and Portsmouth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Portsmouth and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Swansea to Portsmouth tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Swansea to Portsmouth, 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 £12 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £77 one way.

But we recommend booking Swansea to Portsmouth 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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