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

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Train  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Guildford
  2. Take the train from Guildford to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Kemble

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Bus  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth The Hard Interchange to Cheltenham Gloucester Rd GCHQ Portsmouth The Hard Interchange - Cardiff North Road

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Train, line 620 bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bath Spa
  2. Take the line 620 bus from Bath City Centre, Manvers Street to Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands 620

Drive  •  1h 54m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park 103.7 miles

Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Portsmouth and Gatcombe Park is around 10h 14m and covers a distance of around 128 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 10m. Operated by First Great Western Service and Stagecoach West, the Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park service departs from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrives in Gatcombe Park. Typically 22 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h
Layover time:
6h 14m
Total time:
10h 14m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 10m
Journey distance:
128 miles
Services per week:
22
Cheapest price:
£39
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:26
Last service departs at:
15:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park train, bus and walk schedules

Portsmouth → Gatcombe Park
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gatcombe Park is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gatcombe Park is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Gatcombe Park is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 26 Oct 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park is to drive, which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1h 54m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth The Hard Interchange and arriving at Hampton Fields, Gatcombe Corner via Benhall, GCHQ, Gloucester, Transport Hub and Stroud, Marling and Stroud High Schools. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Gatcombe Park is 78 miles. The road distance is 103.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park without a car is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £70 - £190.

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It takes approximately 3h 46m to get from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park is to train which takes 3h 46m and costs £70 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £19 - £35 and takes 9h 56m.

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Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Cheltenham Gloucester Rd GCHQ station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1h 54m to drive from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park.

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  • Distance: 78 miles
  • Duration: 3h 46m

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Gatcombe Park, England?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Gatcombe Park via Guildford, Reading, and Kemble in around 3h 46m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Portsmouth The Hard Interchange to Cheltenham Gloucester Rd GCHQ 3 times a week. Tickets cost £14 - £24 and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Reading to Kemble
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£21 - £26
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £80
Bus operators
Stagecoach West
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bath City Centre, Manvers Street to Old Sodbury, The Cross Hands
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach West
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Portsmouth The Hard Interchange to Cheltenham Gloucester Rd GCHQ
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK

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