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

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Train to Southampton, fly to Glasgow  •  3 h 57 min

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

$69 - $260

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Bus  •  13 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Winchester, The Broadway 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Winchester to Glasgow National Express

$38 - $56

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Train to Southampton, fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 5 min

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

$70 - $263

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 22 min

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

$78 - $206

Train to London City, fly to Glasgow  •  4 h 34 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 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 Glasgow  •  5 h 29 min

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

$100 - $235

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  6 h 58 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  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Glasgow Central

$201 - $314

Train, night train  •  10 h 13 min

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

$78 - $116

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Portsmouth to Glasgow 447.1 miles

$95 - $140

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange and arriving at Glasgow via Winchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 50 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 Southampton Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h.

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

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to get from Portsmouth to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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Portsmouth to Scotland train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth to Scotland is to train which takes 6 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 434.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 57 min

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 6 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth to Glasgow via Winchester, The Broadway and Winchester in around 13 h 50 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 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 City to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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
Every day
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 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Manchester
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 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 to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from London Gatwick to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 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 Glasgow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Bristol to Glasgow via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Southampton to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
Every 30 minutes
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Eastleigh
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $100
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from London Euston to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$200
Sleeper Seat
$50 - $75
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 Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange to Winchester, The Broadway
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Winchester to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
11 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Portsmouth to Scotland train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth to Scotland is 447 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Portsmouth to Scotland.

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KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Glasgow Airport.

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