The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from London to Portsmouth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 33 buses that leave London for Portsmouth every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||64 miles (103 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 53 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$23 (€20)|
|Bus companies||Bus, National Express or South Western Railway|
Buses from London to Portsmouth cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Bus, National Express or South Western Railway. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $23 (€20), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Portsmouth, International Port.
Travel from London to Portsmouth from $23 (€20) with Omio’s bus partners National Express and South Western Railway! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.
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.
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.
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.
When departing from London, you have various bus station options to start your route from including London, Victoria Coach Station, Luton, London Luton Airport Bus Station and Stansted, London Stansted Airport Coach Station. When arriving in Portsmouth, you can end your journey in bus stations like Portsmouth, International Port, Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and Portsmouth, University.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from London, Victoria Coach Station, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Portsmouth, International Port, located 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre.
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