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from London to Portsmouth

You can get from London to Portsmouth by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Portsmouth on Dec 3 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMLondon2h00 10:30AMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$161One-way
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11:00AMLondon2h00 01:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$131One-way
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07:00PMLondon2h10 09:10PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$161One-way
05:30PMLondon2h20 07:50PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$161One-way
03:30PMLondon2h30 06:00PMPortsmouth, The Hard Interchange
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$131One-way

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Thu
Dec 2
$23South Western Railway
$9National Express
Fri
Dec 3
$21South Western Railway
$15National Express
Sat
Dec 4
$18Southern
$15National Express
Sun
Dec 5
$18Southern
$30National Express
Mon
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

Travel Information from London to Portsmouth

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $18
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $18 (€15) • 1 h 32 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southern

Travel 64 miles (103 km) by bus or train from London to Portsmouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 32 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Southern among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from London to Portsmouth.

How to get from London to Portsmouth

The Best Way According to our Users

If you want to travel from London to Portsmouth there are several options available to you. For this route, however, 53,96% of our customers choose the bus as their preferred method of transportation. Nowadays, traveling by bus is a relaxing and entertaining experience. Most bus companies offer different on-board services; ranging from "welcome drinks" to free wi-fi or personal entertainment. For this reason, the bus is often chosen as the best way to get from London to Portsmouth. Bus companies normally offer comfortable journeys for reasonable prices, and if you choose to travel on a night bus you can even save the money of one night in a hotel. For that reason, the bus is most likely the cheapest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs
What are the ways to get from London to Portsmouth?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from London to Portsmouth. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from London to Portsmouth?

The cheapest way to travel to Portsmouth from London is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

A bus is $9 (€7) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Portsmouth costing on average $18 (€15).

What is the fastest way to get from London to Portsmouth?

The fastest way to get to Portsmouth from London is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 32 min.

Other travel options to Portsmouth can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 1 h 55 min.

How far is it from London to Portsmouth?

The distance from London to Portsmouth is approximately 64 miles (103 km).

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

The average frequency per day from London to Portsmouth is:

  • 5 buses per day.

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Portsmouth?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from London to Portsmouth depart from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea.
Which travel operators can get me to Portsmouth from London?

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

  • Travel with National Express to go to Portsmouth by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find National Express London to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for $9 (€7).
  • Travel with Southern to go to Portsmouth by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Southern London to Portsmouth tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
Is it possible to travel directly to Portsmouth from London?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Portsmouth with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 5 direct buses per day with National Express.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from London to Portsmouth?
Many of our customers traveling from London to Portsmouth don't make Portsmouth their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Portsmouth are Southampton, Bournemouth or Manchester, 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!
How far in advance should I buy tickets from London to Portsmouth online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Portsmouth, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $9 (€7) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $18 (€15) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking London to Portsmouth tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.