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There are 12 ways to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth by train, bus, night bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$152 - $327

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Bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd National Express / ...

$37 - $51

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Train, night bus  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea

$81 - $165

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Portsmouth

$255 - $297

Drive, car ferry  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Portsmouth

$110 - $161

Train to Rotterdam, fly to London City, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Fly from Rotterdam (RTM) to London City (LCY) RTM - LCY
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$108 - $371

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Southampton (SOU) AMS - SOU
  2. Take the train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea

$62 - $199

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London City (LCY) AMS - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$96 - $330

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Heathrow (LHR) AMS - LHR
  2. Take the train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea

$89 - $296

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Gatwick (LGW) AMS - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea

$82 - $237

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to London Luton (LTN) AMS - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$82 - $225

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol, train  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bristol (BRS) AMS - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth & Southsea

$124 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 19 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Portsmouth is 449 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth without a car is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 130€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Portsmouth bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth is to train which takes 7 h 3 min and costs 130€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 13 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Amsterdam to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 280.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Portsmouth, England?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Portsmouth via Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 7 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Portsmouth via London and London Victoria Coach Station in around 13 h 19 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $500
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$85 - $120
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Portsmouth is 1 h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 5:12 AM in Amsterdam and 4:12 AM in Portsmouth.

British Airways offers flights from Rotterdam Airport to London City Airport.

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There are 1052+ hotels available in Portsmouth. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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