There are 9 ways to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Recommended option

Train Great Western Railway  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Portsmouth & Southsea

$12 - $23

Cheapest option

Bus First  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay U1c
  2. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to City Centre, Victoria Park X4

$6 - $8

7 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Airport, Parkway Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange M34

$15 - $20

Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea

$10 - $27

Line 206 bus  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange 206 / ...

$8 - $46

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from Southampton Airport to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$65 - $95

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 20.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £45 - £55.

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The distance between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Portsmouth is 25 km. The road distance is 33 km.

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The train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 46 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Airport, Parkway Station and arriving at Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Airport Parkway and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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What companies run services between Southampton Airport (SOU), England and Portsmouth, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth 6 times a week. Tickets cost $12 - $23 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth once daily. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $15
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $23
Train from Eastleigh to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
35 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
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Southampton Airport, Parkway Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Book at
uk.megabus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Unilink
Website
unilinkbus.co.uk
Bus from Southampton Airport, Airport Parkway to Southampton City Centre, WestQuay
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
unilinkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber South Coast, UK
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$45 - $65
UberEXEC
$50 - $75
Taxi from Southampton Airport (SOU) to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net
Jayride
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Southampton Airport to Portsmouth
Estimated price
$65 - $95

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