How to travel from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

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Travel Information to Portsmouth from Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$28 - $71
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $28 (€24) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or East Coast

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 365 miles (589 km) to Portsmouth from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express, easyJet or East Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

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from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

How to get from Edinburgh to Portsmouth by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
10:15PM12h20
Edinburgh
10:35AMPortsmouth
$671One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
National Express
10:15PM12h20
Edinburgh
10:35AMPortsmouth
$671One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
National Express
10:15PM12h20
Edinburgh
10:35AMPortsmouth
$671One-way
0 transfers

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National Express, easyJet and British Airways will get you to Portsmouth from Edinburgh at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel 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 travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel 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 Edinburgh - Portsmouth travel: 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.

    EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

      FAQs: Travel from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

      FAQs: 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 Edinburgh to Portsmouth.
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      There are 3 options to travel from Edinburgh to Portsmouth including taking a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Portsmouth from Edinburgh is by taking a flight, which costs on average $28 (€24).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Edinburgh to Portsmouth:

      A flight is $1 (€1) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $29 (€25) from Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

      Taking a flight costs $43 (€38) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $71 (€62).

      The fastest way from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Portsmouth that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 12 h 20 min.

      Train takes on average 7 h 3 min.

      The distance is approximately 365 miles (589 km) from Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

      The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is:

      • Around 10 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Edinburgh to Portsmouth depart from Edinburgh, Bus Station to Portsmouth, International Port.
      • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Edinburgh to Portsmouth depart from Edinburgh Waverley to Portsmouth Harbour.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Portsmouth:

      • You can go to Portsmouth from Edinburgh by bus with National Express. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€25) with National Express from Edinburgh to Portsmouth on Omio.
      • You can travel by plane between Edinburgh and Portsmouth with easyJet, Azul, British Airways or Cityflyer (British Airways 2), and you can find Cityflyer (British Airways 2) Edinburgh to Portsmouth tickets for $37 (€32) on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth with East Coast, Lumo or Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for $71 (€62) with Lumo from Edinburgh to Portsmouth.

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

      • You can travel directly by bus with.
      • You can take a direct flight with.
      • You'll find direct trains with.

      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 journey.

      Your trip from Edinburgh to Portsmouth doesn't have to end in Portsmouth. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton, Manchester, Birmingham or London Waterloo. If you’d like to add London, Southampton, Manchester, Birmingham or London Waterloo to your Edinburgh to Portsmouth tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Portsmouth today!
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