Cheap bus tickets from London to Portsmouth

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$13

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$16

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Portsmouth will cost around $ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 13.

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11:00AMLondon2h00 01:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$131One-way
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03:30PMLondon2h30 06:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$131One-way
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05:30PMLondon2h20 07:50PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$161One-way
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12:30PMLondon2h00 02:30PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$161One-way
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08:30AMLondon2h00 10:30AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$161One-way

Bus schedule from London to Portsmouth

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08:30AMLondon2h00 10:30AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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11:00AMLondon2h00 01:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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12:30PMLondon2h00 02:30PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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02:00PMLondon2h10 04:10PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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03:30PMLondon2h30 06:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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05:30PMLondon2h20 07:50PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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07:00PMLondon2h10 09:10PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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09:00PMLondon1h55 10:55PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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Dec 2
$23South Western Railway
$9National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$21South Western Railway
$15National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$18Southern
$15National Express
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Dec 5
$18Southern
$30National Express
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Dec 6
$17South Western Railway
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Tue
Dec 7
$17South Western Railway
$9National Express
Wed
Dec 8
$17South Western Railway
$9National Express
Thu
Dec 9
$16South Western Railway
$9National Express
Fri
Dec 10
$16South Western Railway
$9National Express
Sat
Dec 11
$13Southern
$12National Express
Sun
Dec 12
$13Southern
$12National Express
Mon
Dec 13
$16South Western Railway
$9National Express
Tue
Dec 14
$16South Western Railway
$9National Express
Wed
Dec 15
$14South Western Railway
$9National Express
Thu
Dec 16
$14South Western Railway
$9National Express
Fri
Dec 17
$14South Western Railway
$22National Express
Sat
Dec 18
$7Southern
$27National Express
Sun
Dec 19
$7Southern
$27National Express
Mon
Dec 20
$18South Western Railway
$27National Express
Tue
Dec 21
$21South Western Railway
$27National Express
Wed
Dec 22
$18South Western Railway
$30National Express

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Bus Information to Portsmouth from London

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€11)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from London to Portsmouth cover the 64 miles (103 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like National Express. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€7), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.

Bus companies

National Express between London and Portsmouth

National Express buses will get you from London to Portsmouth from $9 (€7). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your 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 London - 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: $9

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus between London and Portsmouth:

  • 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.

Buses From London to Portsmouth: Journey Details

Buses in the United Kingdom are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of bus companies offering both domestic and international routes. Portsmouth lies in Hampshire around 120 kilometres southwest of London and the city is easily reached by frequent coach services. National Express operates 16 services each day with buses departing every hour starting at 7:00 a.m. Most services are direct with one involving a change of coach at Southampton for a total journey time of 3 hours and 25 minutes. The fastest service takes just 1 hour and 45 minutes calling at Wandsworth, Hindhead, and Rudmore Roundabout in Portsmouth. Other services stop at Guildford and Portsmouth International Port.

Return buses from Portsmouth to London are also available.

Taking the Bus from London

Buses from London to Portsmouth set off from Victoria Coach Station in the heart of the city on Buckingham Palace Road. Getting there is easy from anywhere in London via the underground or extensive bus service. Victoria Train Station located around 600 metres away is on the Victoria, Circle and District tube lines. The area is also very well served by local buses which stop in the streets around the coach station or terminate at the adjacent Victoria Bus Station. Routes stopping nearby include numbers 11, 44, 170, 211, C1, C10, along with the night services N11 and N44.

Getting into Portsmouth by Bus

Portsmouth has long been a seafarer’s town and its maritime history is evident everywhere. Visitors can view castles, the cathedral, the celebrated Spinnaker and other sights, and browse the town’s nautical heritage at the historic dockyard. The city’s splendid harbour can be enjoyed from Gunwharf Quays, Portsmouth’s prime leisure and dining centre and home to some trendy bars, stylish boutiques and tempting restaurants. Buses from London arrive at The Hard Interchange on the harbour, a short walk from Gunwharf Quays. It’s a hub for local buses operated by First and Stagecoach South, as well as ferries to the Isle of Wight.

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FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets to Portsmouth from London cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Portsmouth from London for as low as $9 (€7)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the bus from London to Portsmouth on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Portsmouth bus price to come in at an average of $14 (€11)  one way.
How far is London to Portsmouth by bus?
The London to Portsmouth bus distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
How long is the bus ride from London to Portsmouth?
The London to Portsmouth bus duration is on average 2 h, which is to be expected when traveling 64 miles (103 km) between London and Portsmouth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What bus station in London goes to Portsmouth? What bus station do I come into Portsmouth from London?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.

Where is the bus station in London to go to Portsmouth? Where is the bus station in Portsmouth located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, London Victoria, located approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center of London. The most popular arrival bus station in Portsmouth, called Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, is located around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away from its city center.

What bus providers offer a service between London and Portsmouth?
For the journey from London to Portsmouth you can take a bus with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services between London and Portsmouth on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct bus from London to Portsmouth?
Yes, there are 5 direct buses between London and Portsmouth per day with National Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many bus services are there between London and Portsmouth a day?
On average, there are 5 buses a day from London to Portsmouth. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I purchase London to Portsmouth bus tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from London to Portsmouth is on average $14 (€11) if you book 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets to Portsmouth from London available a few months in advance.