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from Bristol to Portsmouth

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Travel from Bristol to Portsmouth
Travel 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 Bristol to Portsmouth.
FAQs
How do I travel from Bristol to Portsmouth?

There are 2 ways to get from Bristol to Portsmouth: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Bristol to Portsmouth?

The cheapest way to get from Bristol to Portsmouth is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

Taking a bus is usually $55 (€45) less than taking a train to Portsmouth, which costs on average $72 (€59) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way from Bristol to Portsmouth?

The quickest way to travel to Portsmouth from Bristol is by train, which takes on average 2 h 27 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Portsmouth by bus can take on average 5 h 25 min.

What is the distance from Bristol to Portsmouth?

Portsmouth is approximately 79 miles (127 km) away from Bristol.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Portsmouth?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Portsmouth is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Bristol to Portsmouth as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and in Portsmouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to Portsmouth:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Bristol, City Centre and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
Who can get me from Bristol to Portsmouth?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Portsmouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can take you to Portsmouth by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for National Express from Bristol to Portsmouth for $16 (€14).
  • Great Western Railway can get you to Portsmouth by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Great Western Railway from Bristol to Portsmouth for $72 (€59) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to Portsmouth from Bristol?

Yes, there are direct routes from Bristol to Portsmouth with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to Portsmouth with Great Western Railway.

Direct services to Portsmouth tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bristol to Portsmouth?
Many of our customers traveling from Bristol to Portsmouth don't make Portsmouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Portsmouth are London, Southampton or Bournemouth, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Portsmouth to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Bristol to Portsmouth online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Bristol to Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $16 (€14) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $72 (€59) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Bristol to Portsmouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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