There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire by train, subway, bus or car

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Train, Tube  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Warren Street Underground Station
  3. Take the Tube from Warren Street Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
  4. Take the train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City

$39 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus, line 301 bus  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 203 / ...
  2. Take the line 301 bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Welwyn, St Mary's Church 300 / ...

$23 - $34

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from Old Street to Welwyn Garden City

$39 - $57

Bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 030 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) 757

$29 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire 101.8 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Waterend Lane via Victoria, Green Line Coach Station and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Hertfordshire is 81 miles. The road distance is 101.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire without a car is to train and Tube which takes 2 h 28 min and costs £29 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2 h 28 min to get from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Hertfordshire bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs £29 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £25 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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Portsmouth to Hertfordshire bus services, operated by Green Line (operated by Arriva), arrive at Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Hertfordshire is 102 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire.

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  • Distance: 80.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 28 min

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire via London Waterloo, Waterloo Station Tenison Way, and Old Street in around 2 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Hertfordshire via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals, Victoria, Green Line Coach Station, and Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station) in around 4 h 29 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Waterloo Underground Station to Warren Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Warren Street Underground Station to Finsbury Park Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Finsbury Park to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Train from Old Street to Welwyn Garden City
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
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 Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University of Portsmouth to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Luton Station Interchange (Luton Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes to Welwyn, St Mary's Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk

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