There are 5 ways to get from Bayeux to Portsmouth by car, car ferry, train, bus, bus and ferry or car train

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

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Bayeux to Cherbourg
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth

$43 - $104

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Train, car ferry  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Bayeux to Cherbourg Ic
  2. Take the car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth

$54 - $118

Train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Bayeux to Paris St Lazare Ic
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$146 - $346

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Lille 713 / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard 030

$91 - $151

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  6 h 12 min

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

$251 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bayeux to Portsmouth is to drive and car ferry which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bayeux to Portsmouth is to drive and car ferry which costs 35€ - 90€ and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The distance between Bayeux and Portsmouth is 171 km.

The best way to get from Bayeux to Portsmouth without a car is to train and car ferry which takes 6 h 19 min and costs 45€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Bayeux to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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Portsmouth is 1 h behind Bayeux. It is currently 1:30 PM in Bayeux and 12:30 PM in Portsmouth.

There are 1030+ hotels available in Portsmouth. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bayeux to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 107.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 7 min

What companies run services between Bayeux, Normandy, France and Portsmouth, England?

You can take a train from Bayeux to Portsmouth via Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 7 h 43 min.

Train operators
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bayeux to Cherbourg
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Bayeux to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $90
Eurostar
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Lille
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Caen to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Brittany Ferries
Phone
0330 159 7000
Email
reservations@brittanyferries.com
Website
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Car ferry from Cherbourg to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
brittany-ferries.co.uk
Adult
$30 - $40
Car
$60 - $85
Condor Ferries

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