There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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 Great Western Railway  •  45 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea

$10 - $24

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Rideshare  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Southampton to Portsmouth 19.2 miles

$2

6 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from St Denys to Portsmouth & Southsea

$10 - $16

Bus National Express  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Portsmouth University National Express / ...

$6 - $10

Line 206 bus  •  1 h 8 min

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

$6 - $10

Bus First  •  1 h 46 min

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

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall 20.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall 20.1 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at Portsmouth University. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Portsmouth Guildhall is 16 miles. The road distance is 20.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs .

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The train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall is to train which takes 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 6 min.

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Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Portsmouth University station.

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Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Portsmouth Guildhall, England?

Great Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $24 and the journey takes 40 min. South Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from St Denys to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
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 Coach Station Harbour Parade to Portsmouth University
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Southampton to Portsmouth
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Southampton to Portsmouth Guildhall.

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There are 996+ hotels available in Portsmouth Guildhall. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Southampton and Portsmouth Guildhall. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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