There are 5 ways to get from Ashford to Portsmouth by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Stratford Underground Station  •  2 h 49 min

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

$52 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Old Portsmouth, University National Express / ...

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 10 min

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

$51 - $78

Train, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford International to Eastbourne
  2. Take the bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
  3. Take the train from Brighton to Portsmouth & Southsea

$57 - $91

Drive  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Ashford to Portsmouth 118.8 miles

$25 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ashford to Portsmouth is to bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ashford to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Ashford to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ashford to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) and arriving at Old Portsmouth, University via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 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 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Ashford to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 89.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Ashford to Portsmouth via Stratford International, Stratford Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ashford to Portsmouth via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashford International to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Train from Ashford International to London Waterloo East
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Ashford International to Eastbourne
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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
$23 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $22
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $45
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Eastbourne Town Centre, Gildredge Road (Ivy Terrace) to Brighton Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Old Portsmouth, University
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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