There are 4 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth 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

$35 - $55

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard National Express / ...

$18 - $24

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

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

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 12 min

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

$180 - $250

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 50 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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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Portsmouth is 48 miles. The road distance is 63.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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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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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 50 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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

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

Southern operates a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 50 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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Portsmouth
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Portsmouth.

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