There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Salisbury
  2. Take the train from Salisbury to Axminster

$50 - $87

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Bus  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to Bridport National Express

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  2. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Lyme Regis, The Square X51

$35 - $59

Bus, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay X4
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
  3. Take the bus from Dorchester, South Station to Lyme Regis, The Square X51

$31 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis 99.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Lyme Regis, The Square via Bridport, Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Lyme Regis is 81 miles. The road distance is 99.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis without a car is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £35 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis is to train which takes 3 h 50 min and costs £35 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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Portsmouth to Lyme Regis bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bridport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Lyme Regis is 99 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis.

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There are 548+ hotels available in Lyme Regis. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis.
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  • Distance: 81.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Lyme Regis, England?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis via Salisbury, Axminster, and Axminster, Rail Station in around 3 h 50 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Portsmouth to Lyme Regis once daily. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Axminster
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Dorchester, South Station to Lyme Regis, The Square
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
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 Bridport
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com

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