There are 4 ways to get from London to Portsmouth by train, bus, car or rideshare

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Train  •  1 h 26 min

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

$24 - $65

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

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

$10 - $14

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to Portsmouth 75.2 miles

$16 - $24

Rideshare  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Gosport 82.7 miles

$13

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The cheapest way to get from London to Portsmouth is to rideshare which costs £10 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Portsmouth is to train which costs £19 - £50 and takes 1 h 26 min.

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The distance between London and Portsmouth is 65 miles. The road distance is 75.2 miles.

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The train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 1 h 26 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Old Portsmouth, University. 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 Waterloo and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 26 min.

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Southern also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

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