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There are 5 ways to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth by train, bus or car

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Train via London Euston  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$36 - $57

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Bus via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Adeyfield, The Queen's Square to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 748 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd National Express / ...

$23 - $27

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Hemel Hempstead to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea

$38 - $87

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard National Express / ...

$38 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth 88.9 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Adeyfield, The Queen's Square and arriving at University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Hemel Hempstead and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Hemel Hempstead and Portsmouth is 72 miles. The road distance is 88.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth without a car is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £27 - £45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth, including transfers.

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Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth train services, operated by Southern, depart from Hemel Hempstead station.

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The best way to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth is to train which takes 2 h 24 min and costs £27 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 24 min

What companies run services between Hemel Hempstead, England and Portsmouth, England?

You can take a train from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth via London Euston, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 2 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and London Victoria Coach Station in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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 Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Hemel Hempstead to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Adeyfield, The Queen's Square to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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 University of Portsmouth, Cambridge Rd
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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

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Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Hemel Hempstead to Portsmouth.

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