There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo East to Tunbridge Wells

$43 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to South Terminal Bus Station 206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$26 - $37

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 29|the Regency Route / ...

$35 - $54

Bus via Littlehampton, Anchor Springs  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Chichester, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square (Marks and Spencer)
  3. Take the bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial

$35

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells 81.3 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Royal Tunbridge Wells is 64 miles. The road distance is 81.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial via Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal and Three Bridges Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Tunbridge Wells via London Waterloo East. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Royal Tunbridge Wells, England?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells via London Waterloo and London Waterloo East in around 2 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells via South Terminal Bus Station, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, and Three Bridges Station in around 3 h 55 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $45
Bus operators
Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company
Phone
01273 886200
Email
info@buses.co.uk
Website
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, St Peter's Church to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
National Express
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Three Bridges Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Chichester, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Littlehampton, Anchor Springs to Brighton, Churchill Square (Marks and Spencer)
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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