There are 5 ways to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth by train, bus or car

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Train Southern  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea

$50 - $75

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth National Express / ...

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea

$27 - $43

Train South Western Railway #2  •  2 h 27 min

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

$25 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Portsmouth 73.7 miles

$15 - $23

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

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The quickest way to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £12 - £18 and takes 1 h 23 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Victoria and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

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The distance between London Victoria and Portsmouth is 63 miles. The road distance is 73.7 miles.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth without a car is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £35 - £60.

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The train from London Victoria to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 1 h 53 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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London Victoria to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station.

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London Victoria to Portsmouth train services, operated by Southern, depart from London Victoria station.

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The best way to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth is to train which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from London Victoria to Portsmouth.
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  • Distance: 63.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 59 min

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

Southern operates a train from London Victoria to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 53 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 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
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
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com

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