There are 4 ways to get from Portsmouth to Deal by train, bus or car

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Train via London  •  3h 49m

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

£67 - £113

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Bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Whitfield National Express / ...

£14 - £20

2 alternative options

Train  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
  2. Take the train from Brighton to Bexhill
  3. Take the train from Bexhill to Ashford International
  4. Take the train from Ashford International to Deal

£42 - £107

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Deal 143.9 miles

£24 - £40

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Deal is to bus which costs £13 - £21 and takes 6h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Deal is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Deal. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Deal, South Street via London Victoria Coach Station and Whitfield, Old Park Barracks. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Deal. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Deal via Waterloo station and St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Deal is 113 miles. The road distance is 143.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Deal without a car is to train via London which takes 3h 49m and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Portsmouth to Deal, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Deal bus services, operated by National Express, depart from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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Portsmouth to Deal train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Deal is to train via London which takes 3h 49m and costs £65 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £21 and takes 6h 31m.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Deal.
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  • Distance: 113 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Deal via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, and St Pancras International in around 3h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Deal via London Victoria Coach Station, Whitfield, and Whitfield, Old Park Barracks in around 6h 31m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £65
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from St Pancras International to Deal
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Train from Ashford International to Deal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
£15 - £21
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£13 - £19
Anytime 1st Class
£27 - £40
Train from Brighton to Bexhill
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £28
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£8 - £13
Anytime 1st Class
£21 - £28
Train from Bexhill to Ashford International
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £24
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£7 - £11
Anytime 1st Class
£18 - £24
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£11 - £18
Advanced Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£18 - £35
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 PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Whitfield
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express

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Portsmouth to Deal bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Whitfield station.

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Portsmouth to Deal train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Deal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Deal is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Portsmouth to Deal.

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