There are 4 ways to get from Portsmouth to ExCeL 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  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo

$29 - $46

Cheapest option

Bus, line 87 bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard to Wandsworth, Armoury Way 030
  2. Take the line 87 bus from Wandsworth Plain to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 87 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Guildhall, City Centre South to Bognor Regis, Station 700|Coastliner
  2. Take the train from Bognor Regis to London Victoria

$54 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to ExCeL London 81 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and ExCeL London, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Portsmouth to ExCeL London hourly. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to ExCeL London via Wandsworth, Armoury Way, Wandsworth Plain, Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross, and Prince Regent Station in around 3 h 48 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Wandsworth Plain to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Prince Regent Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildhall, City Centre South to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Portsmouth and ExCeL London is 111 km. The road distance is 130 km.

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to ExCeL London is to bus and line 87 bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 3 h 48 min.

The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to ExCeL London is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £13 - £19.

No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to ExCeL London. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard and arriving at Prince Regent Station via Wandsworth Plain and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 54 min to get from Portsmouth to ExCeL London, including transfers.