There are 5 ways to get from Southampton to Portchester Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  48 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Portchester

$8 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to Portchester, Precinct X4

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Line 206 bus, line 3 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 206 bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Fareham, Bus Station 206 / ...
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Fareham, Bus Station to Portchester, White Hart Co-Op 3

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Portchester Castle 16.3 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Portchester Castle 16.3 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Portchester Castle is to bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Portchester Castle is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park and arriving at Portchester, Precinct. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Portchester. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Portchester Castle is 14 miles. The road distance is 16.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Portchester Castle without a car is to train which takes 48 min and costs £6 - £12.

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The train from Southampton Central to Portchester takes 30 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southampton to Portchester Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Portchester Castle.
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  • Distance: 13.5 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Portchester Castle, England?

Southern operates a train from Southampton to Portchester Castle hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 30 min. South Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Portchester Castle via Fareham, Bus Station and Portchester, White Hart Co-Op in around 1 h 6 min.

Train operators
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Fareham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Fareham, Bus Station to Portchester, White Hart Co-Op
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Southampton City Centre, Houndwell Park to Portchester, Precinct
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Southampton to Portchester Castle
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
West Quay Cars
Phone
+44 23 8099 9999
Website
southamptontaxi.co.uk
Southampton Taxis
Phone
+44 23 8000 5005
Website
southamptontaxis.net

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