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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 38 min

$65 - $118

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 49 min

  1. X4
  2. National Express / ...

$15 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 58 min

  1. X4

$70 - $127

Bus Megabus UK  •  4 h 48 min

  1. M10 / ...

$26 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. 127.9 miles

$27 - $40

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 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portishead to London via Bristol, Bus Station and Bristol 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 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $120
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Portishead, Post Office to Bristol City Centre, The Centre
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Portishead, Post Office to Bristol, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portishead and London is 183 km. The road distance is 205 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Portishead to London is to drive which takes 2 h 14 min and costs £20 - £30.

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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Portishead to London, including transfers.