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

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

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

$44 - $65

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Bus, line 400 bus, line 291 bus  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to South Terminal Bus Station 206
  2. Take the line 400 bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) 400
  3. Take the line 291 bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial 291

$31 - $35

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 12 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 / ...

$36 - $55

Bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Guildhall, Civic Offices 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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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 East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 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 43 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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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min 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 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 400 bus and line 291 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 54 min.

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Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells bus services, operated by Metrobus, 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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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells.
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  • Distance: 63.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Royal Tunbridge Wells via South Terminal Bus Station, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal, and East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) in around 3 h 54 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Brighton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
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 42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
buses.co.uk
Bus from Brighton, Churchill Square to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
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 South Terminal Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Metrobus
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from Gatwick Airport, Gatwick South Terminal to East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Bus from East Grinstead, War Memorial (London Road) to Tunbridge Wells, War Memorial
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
metrobus.co.uk
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Guildhall, Civic Offices 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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

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