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

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Train via Woking  •  2h 6m

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

£33 - £145

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Train, bus, line 4 bus  •  4h 14m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Guildford
  2. Take the bus from Guildford station to Heathrow Central Bus Station Ra2
  3. Take the line 4 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's 4

£24 - £46

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke
  2. Take the train from Basingstoke to Reading

£31 - £144

Drive  •  1h 17m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Maidenhead 65.1 miles

£10 - £15

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Maidenhead. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Maidenhead via Guildford and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 6m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Maidenhead is 53 miles. The road distance is 65.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead without a car is to train via Woking which takes 2h 6m and costs £30 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2h 6m to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead, including transfers.

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

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Portsmouth to Maidenhead train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Maidenhead is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 17m to drive from Portsmouth to Maidenhead.

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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 6m

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Maidenhead via Guildford and Reading in around 2h 6m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Guildford
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£19 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
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
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Guildford to Reading
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£24 - £100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£24 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £95
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Guildford station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
First
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First

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