London to Portsmouth

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Trip London Portsmouth

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance63 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from London to Portsmouth ?

You're planning a trip from London to Portsmouth and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between London Portsmouth? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Thanks to your multimodal search engine Vivanoda, you'll find on the same site all fares for buses, carpooling and trains to get to Portsmouth. Simply enter your travel date to Portsmouth and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the London - Portsmouth offer that suits you best.

To travel from London, trains, carpooling or buses of South West Trains, Southern Railways, National Express, Blablacar and First Great Western will carry you to Portsmouth.

All modes of transport London-Portsmouth

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Train London to Portsmouth

Is it possible to go directly by train from London to Portsmouth?

Yes, the London to Portsmouth route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To find the cheapest London-Portsmouth train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity Train London Portsmouth

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between London and Portsmouth with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

London Portsmouth railways companies

The railways Southern Railways and South West Trains are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Portsmouth.
Southern Railways London PortsmouthSouth West Trains London Portsmouth

Railway stations from London

  • London Waterloo
  • London Victoria

Arrival train stations in Portsmouth

  • Fratton

London to Portsmouth bus

If you are looking for a bus service from London to Portsmouth, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may still have doubts to get to Portsmouth by bus. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Portsmouth.

  • Very low prices! On the London Portsmouth line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 63 mi of the trip.
  • You will travel from London to Portsmouth on a modern and comfortable bus. Reclining seats with improved legroom and toilets provide the comfort you need to enjoy your time onboard.

What are the bus companies operating the London Portsmouth ?

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

National Express London Portsmouth

Departure bus stations in London

You will have to arrive at your London stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. The name of the destination 'Portsmouth' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Then, all you have to do is to validate your ticket with the driver of National Express, to deposit your luggage in the trunk and to find your seat.

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Arrival bus stations in Portsmouth

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

  • Portsmouth

Carpool from London to Portsmouth

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a London-Portsmouth ride. Instead of driving alone the car from London to Portsmouth, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

Carpooling differs from the other means of transport because of an undefined timetable. So, you surely have better chances to get London-Portsmouth rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in Portsmouth!

Which carriers to travel between London and Portsmouth?

Railway companies
South West Trains provides a rail connection London-Portsmouth with the train from London Waterloo railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Fratton at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
First Great Western transports passengers on a rail line from Havant to Portsmouth with the train which leaves Havant station to arrive at Fratton railway station (England United Kingdom)
Southern Railways operates the train journey London-Portsmouth with the train Mainline West from London Victoria railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Fratton at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Portsmouth (63.4 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Portsmouth (England United Kingdom)
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