There are 5 ways to get from Dunstable 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 South Western Railway  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$48 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Old Portsmouth, University National Express / ...

$29 - $36

3 alternative options

Train Southern  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Luton to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Portsmouth & Southsea

$71 - $111

Line 84 bus, train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Barnet, High Barnet 84
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$43 - $62

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Dunstable to Portsmouth 101.2 miles

$21 - $35

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

You can take a train from Dunstable to Portsmouth via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), Luton, West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dunstable to Portsmouth via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station), Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 4 h 53 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
Metroline Travel
Phone
0343 222 1234
Email
customerservices@tfl.gov.uk
Website
metroline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Barnet, High Barnet
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
metroline.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Dunstable to Portsmouth?

The distance between Dunstable and Portsmouth is 127 km. The road distance is 162 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Dunstable to Portsmouth?

The cheapest way to get from Dunstable to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 43 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Dunstable to Portsmouth?

The quickest way to get from Dunstable to Portsmouth is to drive which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £15 - £23.

Is there a direct bus between Dunstable and Portsmouth?

No, there is no direct bus from Dunstable to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Dunstable, The Quadrant and arriving at Old Portsmouth, University via Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 53 min.

How long does it take to get from Dunstable to Portsmouth?

It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Dunstable to Portsmouth, including transfers.