There are 4 ways to get from Portsmouth to Ashford 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 South Western Railway  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from St Pancras International to Ashford International Est

$57 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) 021 / ...

$19 - $27

2 alternative options

Train Southern  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Ashford International

$65 - $104

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Ashford 118.9 miles

$25 - $40

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Ashford via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and St Pancras International in around 2 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Ashford via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station in around 5 h 21 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Ashford(Kent) Int.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $50
Premier
$59 - $65
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Brighton to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $24
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Ashford, Park Street (Charter House)
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portsmouth and Ashford is 143 km. The road distance is 190 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Ashford is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Ashford is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs £18 - £28.

No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Ashford International via Brighton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Ashford. However, there are services departing from Old Portsmouth, University and arriving at Ashford, Park Street (Charter House) via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 21 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Portsmouth to Ashford, including transfers.