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

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Train  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£63 - £114

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Bus  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newmarket National Express

£11 - £15

3 alternative options

Train via Barnham  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Barnham to East Croydon
  2. Take the train from East Croydon to Cambridge

£57 - £114

Train, bus  •  5h 38m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the bus from London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
  3. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to Newmarket 727

£43 - £77

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Newmarket 145 miles

£24 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Newmarket is to bus which costs £10 - £16 and takes 6h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Newmarket is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Newmarket via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Newmarket. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Newmarket via Waterloo station, Leicester Square station, London Kings Cross and Cambridge. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 57m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Newmarket is 119 miles. The road distance is 145 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Newmarket without a car is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £60 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3h 57m to get from Portsmouth to Newmarket, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Newmarket is to train which takes 3h 57m and costs £60 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 6h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Newmarket.
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  • Distance: 119.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 57m

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

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Newmarket via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Leicester Square station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London Kings Cross, and Cambridge in around 3h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Newmarket via London Victoria Coach Station in around 6h 10m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £65
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£25 - £30
Train from East Croydon to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£30 - £40
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £35
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Barnham to East Croydon
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £45
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Standard
£13 - £18
Anytime 1st Class
£30 - £45
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 London Waterloo Rail Station to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Stansted Airport London to Newmarket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Newmarket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £8
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National Express

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Portsmouth to Newmarket bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newmarket station.

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Portsmouth to Newmarket train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Newmarket is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Portsmouth to Newmarket.

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