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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  45m

  1. Take the train from Woolston to Portsmouth & Southsea

$9 - $20

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1h 4m

  1. Take the rideshare from Southampton to Portsmouth 19.2 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to PORTSMOUTH, The Hard National Express / ...

$6 - $10

Bus First  •  1h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Chapel, Itchen Bridge to City Centre, Victoria Park X4

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  26m

  1. Take a taxi from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station 19.7 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  26m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station 19.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade station and arriving at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Woolston and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 45m.

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The distance between Southampton and Portsmouth & Southsea Station is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station without a car is to train which takes 45m and costs £7 - £16.

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The train from Woolston to Portsmouth & Southsea takes 45m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Woolston station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station is to train which takes 45m and costs £7 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station.
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  • Distance: 15.6 miles
  • Duration: 45m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Portsmouth & Southsea Station, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 45m. Great Western Railway also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 55m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $20
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, The Hard
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
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
42m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station
Ave. Duration
26m
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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Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26m to drive from Southampton to Portsmouth & Southsea Station.

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There are 1051+ hotels available in Portsmouth & Southsea Station. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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

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