There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth & Southsea Station 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  •  2 h 5 min

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

$20 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus via Chichester, Bus Station  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Chichester National Express
  2. Take the bus from Chichester, Bus Station to City Centre, City Shops South 700|Coastliner

$21 - $24

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

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

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

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

$170 - $240

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) station to Portsmouth & Southsea Station. However, there are services departing from South Terminal Bus Station and arriving at City Centre, Victoria Park via Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 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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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth & Southsea Station is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth & Southsea Station.

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

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth & Southsea Station.
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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 & Southsea Station, England?

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth & Southsea Station 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 & Southsea Station hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $23 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
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 from South Terminal Bus Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Gatwick Airport South to Chichester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chichester, Bus Station to City Centre, City Shops South
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth & Southsea Station
Estimated price
$170 - $240

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