There are 11 ways to get from Dublin to Portsmouth by plane, train, car ferry, bus and ferry 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.

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Fly Dublin to Southampton, train  •  5 h 5 min

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

$60 - $289

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Fly Dublin to London City, train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$85 - $281

Fly Dublin to London Gatwick, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$64 - $208

Fly Dublin to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$73 - $258

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 London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$60 - $229

Train to Belfast City, fly to Southampton  •  6 h 49 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

$101 - $355

Fly Dublin to Bristol, train  •  6 h 57 min

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

$91 - $263

Car ferry, train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  10 h 5 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

$216 - $327

Car ferry, train Arriva Trains Wales  •  12 h 44 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

$194 - $313

Bus and ferry, train  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Winchester
  3. Take the train from Winchester to Portsmouth & Southsea

$97 - $144

Car ferry, drive  •  8 h 43 min

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

$104 - $143

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The cheapest way to get from Dublin to Portsmouth is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dublin to Portsmouth is to fly and train which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 5 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 5 min and costs 180€ - 280€.

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

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The quickest flight from Dublin Airport to Southampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Dublin to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 282 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 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 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 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 Underground Station, take the Tube to Waterloo Underground Station, take the walk to London Waterloo, then take the train to Portsmouth.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London City via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $350
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Dublin to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Dublin to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Flights from Dublin to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $240
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Dublin to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Flights from Belfast City to Southampton via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $460
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Dublin to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dublin to London City via Amsterdam
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Woking to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
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
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
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 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $60
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$70 - $130
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 - $140
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $140
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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Irish Ferries
Website
irishferries.com
Car ferry from Dublin to Holyhead
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$39 - $44
Schedules at
irishferries.com
Car
$140 - $170
On Foot
$39 - $44
car
$118
Passenger
$42

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