There are 3 ways to get from Portsmouth to Didcot by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke

£31 - £89

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Bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Oxford City Centre, St Giles M34

£17 - £26

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Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Didcot 75.7 miles

£12 - £19

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Didcot is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Didcot is to drive which costs £12 - £19 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Didcot station. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Didcot, Parkway Station via Oxford City Centre, St Aldates. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Didcot. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Didcot Parkway via Basingstoke and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 59m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Didcot is 57 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Didcot without a car is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs £30 - £90.

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It takes approximately 1h 59m to get from Portsmouth to Didcot, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Didcot bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Didcot is to train which takes 1h 59m and costs £30 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £27 and takes 4h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Didcot.
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 59m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Portsmouth to Didcot hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 10m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Portsmouth to Didcot twice daily. Tickets cost £15 - £23 and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£21 - £27
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £45
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Oxford City Centre, St Giles
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
Megabus UK

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Portsmouth to Didcot bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Oxford City Centre, St Giles station.

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Portsmouth to Didcot train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Didcot is 76 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Portsmouth to Didcot.

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