There are 11 ways to get from Portsmouth to Scotland by train, plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Glasgow (GLA) SOU - GLA

$69 - $232

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow National Express

$39 - $50

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Train to Southampton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Edinburgh (EDI) SOU - EDI

$70 - $235

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Glasgow (GLA) LCY - GLA

$103 - $340

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Horsham
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Glasgow (GLA) LGW - GLA

$78 - $208

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Glasgow  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Glasgow (GLA) LHR - GLA

$91 - $268

Train to Bristol, fly to Edinburgh  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Edinburgh (EDI) BRS - EDI

$107 - $258

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$257 - $402

Train CrossCountry  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
  2. Take the train from Winchester to Glasgow Central

$202 - $308

Bus via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Old Portsmouth, University to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow National Express / ...

$40 - $99

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Glasgow 447.1 miles

$95 - $140

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth to Scotland is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 14 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portsmouth to Scotland is to train and fly which costs £50 - £180 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Scotland is 434 miles. The road distance is 447.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Portsmouth to Scotland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Old Portsmouth, University and arriving at Glasgow via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Glasgow Central via Winchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Portsmouth, England and Scotland?

You can take a train from Portsmouth to Glasgow via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, and London Euston in around 7 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Glasgow via Victoria Coach Station Arrivals and London Victoria Coach Station in around 11 h 51 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from London City to Glasgow via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Bristol to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Woking
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Winchester
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $21
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Old Portsmouth, University to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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