There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria 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 Southern  •  1 h 58 min

$50 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. National Express / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 10 min

$28 - $43

Train South Western Railway #2  •  2 h 38 min

$27 - $68

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. 73.7 miles

$15 - $23

What companies run services between London Victoria, England and Portsmouth, England?

Southern operates a train from London Victoria to Portsmouth every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
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
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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 Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Victoria and Portsmouth is 101 km. The road distance is 118 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth is to bus which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 5 min.

The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs £11 - £18.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Victoria and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Old Portsmouth, University. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

The train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 1 h 52 min including transfers and departs every two hours.