There are 13 ways to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train via London  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

£143 - £387

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Bus  •  14h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station Amsterdam centre - Sloterdijk > Bruxelles centre - gare Midi > Londres / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd National Express / ...

£21 - £27

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Train  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea

£149 - £390

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6h 17m

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

£199 - £232

Drive, car ferry  •  7h 47m

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

£71 - £151

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

  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

£91 - £298

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London City, train  •  5h 22m

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

£70 - £265

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 40m

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

£53 - £152

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 7m

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

£61 - £223

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton, train  •  6h 3m

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

£57 - £362

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted, train  •  6h 3m

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

£76 - £296

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol, train  •  6h 49m

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

£93 - £434

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend, train  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Southend (SEN) AMS - SEN
  2. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

£104 - £404

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 14h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 340€ and takes 5h 7m.

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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 14h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea via King's Cross St. Pancras station, Embankment station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Portsmouth is 280 miles.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth without a car is to train via London which takes 5h 56m and costs 150€ - 430€.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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

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Amsterdam to Portsmouth train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth is to train via London which takes 5h 56m and costs 150€ - 430€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 14h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 280.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Portsmouth via London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Embankment station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 5h 56m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Portsmouth via London - Victoria Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 14h 11m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rotterdam to London City
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £320
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Southend
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£85 - £360
Level
Website
flylevel.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £400
Train operators
Eurostar
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£21 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£16 - £50
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£11 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£24 - £35
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£23 - £70
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£23 - £35
Anytime 1st Class
£50 - £70
Train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £50
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£17 - £24
Anytime 1st Class
£35 - £50
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £15
1st Class
£17 - £24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £85
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£35 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£60 - £85
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Website
Blablabus
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
2h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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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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Portsmouth is 1h behind Amsterdam. It is currently 9:58 AM in Amsterdam and 8:58 AM in Portsmouth.

Amsterdam to Portsmouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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

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There are 1085+ hotels available in Portsmouth. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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