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There are 12 ways to get from Dublin to Portsmouth by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry, bus or car

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Fly Dublin to Southampton, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Southampton (SOU) DUB - SOU
  2. Take the train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea

$60 - $252

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Bus and ferry, bus  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria 871
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd National Express / ...

$39 - $49

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Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London City (LCY) DUB - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$84 - $273

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Heathrow (LHR) DUB - LHR
  2. Take the train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea

$72 - $249

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Gatwick (LGW) DUB - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea

$64 - $200

Fly Dublin to London Luton, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to London Luton (LTN) DUB - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$66 - $228

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to Bristol (BRS) DUB - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth & Southsea

$93 - $257

Train to Belfast City, fly to Southampton  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Connolly to Belfast City Centre, Lanyon Place Train Station
  2. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Southampton (SOU) BHD - SOU

$100 - $323

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$214 - $326

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Take the train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
  3. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Portsmouth & Southsea

$188 - $302

Car ferry, train via Birmingham New Street  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester
  4. Take the train from Winchester to Portsmouth & Southsea

$163 - $363

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
  2. Drive from Holyhead to Portsmouth

$103 - $142

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Portsmouth is to bus and ferry and bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 15 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Portsmouth is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dublin to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Dublin and arriving at University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 12 min.

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The distance between Dublin and Portsmouth is 451 km.

The best way to get from Dublin to Portsmouth without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 10 h 8 min and costs 180€ - 290€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Dublin to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport.

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

What companies run services between Dublin, Ireland and Portsmouth, England?

There is no direct connection from Dublin to Portsmouth. However, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to Southampton, take the walk to Southampton Airport Parkway, take the train to Eastleigh, then take the train to Portsmouth. Alternatively, you can take the line 747 bus to Dublin Airport, take the walk to Dublin airport, fly to London City, take the walk to London City Airport DLR Station, take the train to Canning Town DLR Station, take the walk to Canning Town station, take the subway to Waterloo station, take the walk to London Waterloo, then take the train to Portsmouth.

Airlines
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Winchester to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to London Euston
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$150 - $240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$95 - $140
Anytime Day Single
$150 - $240
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Holyhead to Newport (S Wales)
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $130
First Anytime Day Single
$140 - $210
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 and ferry from Dublin to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Phone
+353 818 300 400
Email
info@irishferries.com
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$38 - $42
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$38 - $42
car
$115
Passenger
$41
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$46
Small Car
$155
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Bootle
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Schedules at
poferries.com
Book at
directferries.co.uk
Passenger & Car Saver
$131
Passenger & Car Flexi
$196
Overnight Cabin
$53

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The best way to get from Dublin to Dublin Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 17 min and costs 5€.

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