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

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Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington

$65 - $118

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Bus  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Post Office to Bristol, Bus Station X4
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Post Office to Bristol, Bus Station X4
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

$65 - $127

Bus via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Portishead, Post Office to Bristol, Bus Station X4
  2. Take the bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bridge Road 040

$18 - $24

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portishead to London 127.9 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Portishead to London is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portishead to London is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portishead to London. However, there are services departing from Portishead, Post Office and arriving at London Earl's Court via Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

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The distance between Portishead and London is 114 miles. The road distance is 127.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portishead to London without a car is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Portishead to London, including transfers.

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Portishead to London bus services, operated by First, depart from Portishead, Post Office station.

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The best way to get from Portishead to London is to train which takes 2 h 48 min and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 3 h 49 min.

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Portishead to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portishead to London is 128 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Portishead to London.

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  • Distance: 114.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 48 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Portishead to London hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portishead to London via Bristol, Bus Station and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 3 h 49 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Parkway to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol, Bus Station to Hammersmith Bridge Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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