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There are 5 ways to get from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard

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Train via London Victoria

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

Rideshare

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Gosport

Drive

  1. Drive from London Victoria to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard by train and walk

The journey time between London and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is around 1h 43m and covers a distance of around 75 miles. Operated by South Western Railway, the London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard service departs from London Waterloo and arrives in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Typically 347 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

347 Weekly Services
1h 43m Average Duration
£30 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is to bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is to drive which costs £22 - £35 and takes 1h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Portsmouth Harbour. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between London and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is 65 miles. The road distance is 74.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £30 - £65.

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The train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour takes 1h 34m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 2h 4m.

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Map of how to get from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
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  • Distance: 65.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £30 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 34m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard every 4 hours. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 2h.

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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
Other operators
Blablacar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Gosport
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10
Schedules at
blablacar.com

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London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth Harbour station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard is 75 miles. It takes approximately 1h 27m to drive from London to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

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There are 267+ hotels available in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Prices start at £87 per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between London and Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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