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

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Train

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

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Bus, line 4 bus

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Take the line 4 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's

Train, bus, line 4 bus

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

Drive

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Maidenhead

Portsmouth to Maidenhead by train

The train journey time between Portsmouth and Maidenhead is around 2h 12m and covers a distance of around 74 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 23 min. Operated by South Western Railway, First Great Western Service, CrossCountry and others, the Portsmouth to Maidenhead train service departs from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrives in Maidenhead. Typically 125 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

125 Weekly Trains
2h 12m Average Duration
£31 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead is to bus and line 4 bus which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 44m.

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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 bus from Portsmouth to Maidenhead. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's via Heathrow Central Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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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 Basingstoke and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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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 which takes 2h 12m and costs £30 - £150.

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It takes approximately 2h 12m to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead is to train which takes 2h 12m and costs £30 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus and line 4 bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 4h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Maidenhead.
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  • Distance: 52.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Maidenhead via Basingstoke and Reading in around 2h 12m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Maidenhead via Heathrow Central Bus Station in around 4h 44m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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
19 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
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Guildford
Ave. Duration
58 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
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
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
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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Portsmouth to Maidenhead bus services, operated by First, arrive at Maidenhead Town Centre, Sainsbury's station.

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Portsmouth to Maidenhead train services, operated by First Great Western Service, 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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