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Overview: Bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€14)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Cardiff to Portsmouth cover the 102 miles (164 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $17 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.

Bus companies: Bus between Cardiff and Portsmouth with National Express

You can travel by bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth with National Express for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cardiff - Portsmouth bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: $15

When purchasing your National Express bus tickets between Cardiff and Portsmouth, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Cardiff

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 Cardiff to Portsmouth.

How much does a cheap bus to Portsmouth from Cardiff cost?

Bus tickets to Portsmouth from Cardiff for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $15 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a bus ticket from Cardiff to Portsmouth?

The Cardiff to Portsmouth bus ticket price is on average $17 (€14)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

How far is Portsmouth from Cardiff by bus?

The distance from Cardiff to Portsmouth by bus is approximately 102 miles (164 km).

How long is the bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth?

The Cardiff to Portsmouth bus duration is on average 6 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 102 miles (164 km) between Cardiff and Portsmouth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What bus station in Cardiff goes to Portsmouth? What bus station do I come into Portsmouth from Cardiff?

There are a few bus stations in Cardiff to start your route from including Cardiff, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff, University and Cardiff, National Museum (Stop Rg). In Portsmouth you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.

Where is the Cardiff bus station located? Where is the Portsmouth bus station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0.2 miles (425 m) 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 providers should I travel with from Cardiff to Portsmouth?

When taking a bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Portsmouth. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Portsmouth from Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

When is the earliest bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth? When is the last bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth?

You can take the earliest bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth at 10: 45 AM   or take the last bus from Cardiff to Portsmouth leaving at 4: 00 PM. Look for the latest Cardiff to Portsmouth bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.

How early should I book bus tickets to Portsmouth from Cardiff to score the best deals?

The price of a one way bus ticket from Cardiff to Portsmouth is on average $17 (€14) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets to Portsmouth from Cardiff available a few months in advance.