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from Portsmouth to Cambridge

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May 19
$36South Western Railway
$24National Express
May 20
$28South Western Railway
$24National Express
May 21
$86South Western Railway
$35National Express
May 22
$31National Express
May 23
$34South Western Railway
$10National Express
May 24
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May 25
$30South Western Railway
$11National Express

Travel Information to Cambridge from Portsmouth

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 3 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $34 (€30) • 3 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or South Western Railway

Travel 109 miles (176 km) by bus or train from Portsmouth to Cambridge. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 28 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or South Western Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Portsmouth to Cambridge.

Travel Tips: Travel from Portsmouth to Cambridge

Travel to Cambridge 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 Cambridge.

How do I travel from Portsmouth to Cambridge?

There are 2 travel options from Portsmouth to Cambridge: bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Cambridge is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€30) compared to other travel options to Cambridge:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $35 (€31) for this trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Cambridge?

The quickest way to travel from Portsmouth to Cambridge is by train, which takes on average 3 h 28 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Portsmouth to Cambridge?

The Portsmouth to Cambridge distance is around 109 miles (176 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Portsmouth to Cambridge is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Portsmouth and Cambridge, where do I depart from Portsmouth and where do I arrive in Cambridge?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arrive in Cambridge, Railway Station (stop 9).
  • Most travelers take a train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Cambridge.

Which travel companies can take me from Portsmouth to Cambridge?

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

  • You can travel to Cambridge from Portsmouth by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€31) with National Express from Portsmouth to Cambridge.
  • You can travel by train to Cambridge from Portsmouth with South Western Railway, and you can find South Western Railway Portsmouth to Cambridge tickets for $34 (€30) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Cambridge from Portsmouth?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Portsmouth to Cambridge often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Oxford. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Portsmouth and Cambridge itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cambridge and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Portsmouth to Cambridge one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $35 (€31) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $34 (€30) one way.

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

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