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Bus Information between Portsmouth and Derby

distanceDistance147 miles (237 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 55 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Portsmouth to Derby cover the 147 miles (237 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 55 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

Bus companies

National Express buses from Portsmouth to Derby

Find the best route between Portsmouth and Derby 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

Taking the bus with National Express is a great way to travel between Portsmouth and Derby! National Express is the UK’s leading bus company with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express bus tickets from Portsmouth to Derby, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Portsmouth to Derby trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 147 miles (237 km) between Portsmouth and Derby on a National Express bus.

All National Express buses have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select from three ticket options for the Portsmouth to Derby bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • 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

Buses from Portsmouth to Derby
Take the bus to Derby 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 Portsmouth to Derby.
How many miles is it from Portsmouth to Derby by bus?
The distance to Derby from Portsmouth by bus is approximately 147 miles (237 km).
How long is a bus between Portsmouth and Derby on average?
The Portsmouth to Derby bus duration is on average 7 h 55 min, which is to be expected when traveling 147 miles (237 km) from Portsmouth to Derby. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Portsmouth and arrival bus station in Derby?

There are a few bus stations in Portsmouth to start your trip from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout. In Derby you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1) and Derby.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Derby, Bus Station.

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

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Derby, Bus Station, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers can take me from Portsmouth to Derby?
Take the Portsmouth to Derby bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Derby from Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Portsmouth to Derby? When is the last bus from Portsmouth to Derby?
The first Portsmouth to Derby bus departs at 3: 45 PM   and the last bus from Portsmouth to Derby leaves at 4: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Portsmouth to Derby on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

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