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

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Train  •  2h 43m

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

$43 - $63

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Bus, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Bognor Regis, Station
  2. Take the train from Bognor Regis to Crawley
  3. Take the bus from Crawley, Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$32 - $49

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3h 22m

  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 / ...

Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station 206 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brighton, Old Steine to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 29 - the Regency Route / ...

Drive  •  1h 35m

  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 1h 35m.

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

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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 Brighton, Old Steine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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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 2h 43m.

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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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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells without a car is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 43m to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells, including transfers.

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Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange station.

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells is to train which takes 2h 43m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells.
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  • Distance: 63.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 43m

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 2h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells via Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station and Brighton, Old Steine in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bognor Regis to Crawley
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Old Steine to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
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 Interchange to Brighton, Pool Valley Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from City Centre, City Shops South to Bognor Regis, Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Stagecoach South
Metrobus
Phone
+44 1293 449191
Email
info@metrobus.co.uk
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Crawley, Bus Station to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrobus.co.uk

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Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells bus services, operated by Brighton & Hove Bus and Coach Company, arrive at Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial station.

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Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells train services, operated by Southeastern, arrive at Tunbridge Wells station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells.

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There are 342+ hotels available in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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