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Overview: Bus from Bournemouth to Portsmouth

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Bournemouth to Portsmouth cover the 35 miles (56 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bournemouth and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.

Bus companies: National Express from Bournemouth to Portsmouth

Find the best route to Portsmouth from Bournemouth with National Express. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

National Express

National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance bus company operating over 550 buses per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates bus services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express buses have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most buses come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your bus to Portsmouth from Bournemouth, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

    National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets between Bournemouth and Portsmouth and when traveling by bus:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Portsmouth from Bournemouth

    Take the bus 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 Bournemouth to Portsmouth.

    How many miles is it from Bournemouth to Portsmouth by bus?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Portsmouth from Bournemouth by bus to be approximately 35 miles (56 km).

    Which bus station from Bournemouth to Portsmouth do I depart from? Which Portsmouth bus station from Bournemouth do I arrive in?

    When taking a bus from Bournemouth, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Bournemouth, Coach Station, Bournemouth, Holdenhurst Road and Bournemouth, Pier. When you arrive in Portsmouth, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout.

    Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Bournemouth   to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.

    Where do I find the Bournemouth bus station to Portsmouth? Where is the Portsmouth bus station?

    Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Bournemouth and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Portsmouth most often arrive at Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.

    Which bus companies should I travel with from Bournemouth to Portsmouth?

    Take the Bournemouth to Portsmouth bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the route from Bournemouth to Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.