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There are 4 ways to get from Ashford to Portsmouth by train, bus or car

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Train South Western Railway  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$52 - $79

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Kent to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd National Express / ...

$19 - $26

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Hampden Park (Sussex)
  2. Take the train from Hampden Park (Sussex) to Brighton
  3. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea

$63 - $104

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Portsmouth 118.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Portsmouth is to bus which costs £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Kent and arriving at University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ashford to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Ashford International and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Ashford and Portsmouth is 89 miles. The road distance is 118.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Portsmouth without a car is to train which takes 3 h and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Ashford to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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Ashford to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Ashford, Kent station.

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Ashford to Portsmouth train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Ashford International station.

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The best way to get from Ashford to Portsmouth is to train which takes 3 h and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £14 - £21 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Ashford, England and Portsmouth, England?

You can take a train from Ashford to Portsmouth via London Waterloo East and London Waterloo in around 3 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Portsmouth via London Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Ashford International to Hampden Park (Sussex)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Hampden Park (Sussex) to Brighton
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $18
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
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 Ashford, Kent to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ashford to Portsmouth is 119 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to drive from Ashford to Portsmouth.

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