There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea

$30 - $55

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from South Terminal Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 206 / ...

$17 - $23

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Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth 63.2 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth 63.2 miles

$170 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from South Terminal Bus Station station and arriving at Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Portsmouth is 48 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £27 - £40.

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The train from Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 1 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at South Terminal Bus Station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £27 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £18 and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 47.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Portsmouth, England?

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth.

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The nearest airport to Portsmouth is Southampton (SOU) Airport which is 15.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Gatwick (LGW) (47.7 miles), London Heathrow (LHR) (54.3 miles), London City (LCY) (69.8 miles) and London Luton (LTN) (81.3 miles).

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There are 1039+ hotels available in Portsmouth. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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