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

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Train  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour

£34 - £73

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Bus  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square N551
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard National Express

£8 - £12

2 alternative options

Train, line 23 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Havant
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Havant, Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 23 / ...

Drive  •  1h 45m

  1. Drive from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour 84.2 miles

£12 - £19

Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Beckton and Portsmouth Harbour is around 2h 37m and covers a distance of around 85 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 6m. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in Portsmouth Harbour. Typically 363 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 37m
Fastest journey time:
2h 6m
Services per week:
363
Cheapest price:
£34
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:35
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour train, subway and walk schedules

Departing Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Beckton → Portsmouth Harbour
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Portsmouth Harbour is 111.

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The cost-effective way to get from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour is to bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour. However, there are services departing from Beckton, Kingsford Way and arriving at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Beckton station to Portsmouth Harbour. However, there are services departing from Beckton DLR Station and arriving at Portsmouth Harbour via Canning Town station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Beckton and Portsmouth Harbour is 71 miles. The road distance is 84.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs £30 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour, including transfers.

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Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Beckton, Kingsford Way station.

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Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs £30 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 19m.

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  • Distance: 71.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

What companies run services between Beckton, England and Portsmouth Harbour, United Kingdom?

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £30 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour via Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station, London Victoria Coach Station, and PORTSMOUTH, The Hard in around 4h 19m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Portsmouth
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Havant, Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Portsmouth
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
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
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express

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Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth Harbour station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour is 84 miles. It takes approximately 1h 45m to drive from Beckton to Portsmouth Harbour.

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