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Bristol to Portsmouth

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1 suggested route to go from Bristol to Portsmouth by train, car, bus

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How to go from Bristol to Portsmouth ?

Trip Bristol Portsmouth

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance80 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Bristol to Portsmouth? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Portsmouth from Bristol Simply enter your travel date to Portsmouth and Vivanoda does the rest. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To reach your destination from Bristol, you will travel with First Great Western, South West Trains, Blablacar, National Express, MegaBus or CrossCountry by buses, carpooling or trains.

Read more information about each means of transport:

Bristol to Portsmouth bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Bristol to Portsmouth

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Bristol and Portsmouth and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. To encourage you to take the bus to Portsmouth, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Bristol and Portsmouth to offer cheaper fares.
  • You are driven to Portsmouth by professional and experienced drivers which inspires confidence and security!
  • The coaches operating the Bristol Portsmouth line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Bristol to Portsmouth are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Bristol and Portsmouth?

The journey by coach Bristol Portsmouth is served by only one bus company: National Express.

National Express Bristol Portsmouth

Bus stops in Bristol

It is recommended that you arrive at the Bristol bus station between 15 and 30 minutes before the departure time, depending on the coach company. The name of the destination 'Portsmouth' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Bristol

Bus stops at arrival in Portsmouth

Once the bus has arrived at Portsmouth, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Portsmouth

Train Bristol to Portsmouth

Is Bristol connected to Portsmouth with a direct train?

Indeed, the cities of Portsmouth and Bristol are linked with a direct train connection. The schedule may vary along the week, and direct trains may only operate on certain days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Bristol-Portsmouth train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Bristol Portsmouth

The railway station bewteen Bristol and Portsmouth are served by intercity trains which are faster than regional trains.

Bristol Portsmouth train companies

The train company that operates this journey is First Great Western.
First Great Western Bristol Portsmouth

Railway stations from Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Arrival train stations in Portsmouth

  • Fratton

Carpool from Bristol to Portsmouth

Ridesharing is a new way of travelling allowing people to share Bristol-Portsmouth car journeys with others. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get Bristol-Portsmouth rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Portsmouth.

When you are about to book a Bristol-Portsmouth ride, you can message the driver if you need any other details (pickup location, time, luggage...). To avoid any money chats with the drivers, you pay your ride online.

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