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Trip Madrid Portsmouth

Plan your trip by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane from Madrid to Portsmouth

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How to get from Madrid to Portsmouth?

We are suggesting 14 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Madrid Portsmouth. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Madrid Portsmouth

For your trip from Madrid (Spain) to Portsmouth (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 729 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Portsmouth from Madrid. You can take the flight Madrid-London and complete the other part of your journey traveling by carpooling.
Leave Madrid and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport, 8.1 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to London (Gatwick airport, IATA code: LGW) operated by Iberia, Ryanair, British Airways, Air Europa, Norwegian Air Shuttle or Easyjet.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Madrid to Portsmouth without changing trains. You can take the train London-Portsmouth and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains Mainline West of Southern Railways or South West Trains to Portsmouth leave from Clapham Junction railway station in London. Arrival in Portsmouth will take place at Fratton station (0.9 mi from the city centre).
There is no direct crossing between Madrid and Portsmouth, you will have to use another mean of transport (train) to combine with ferry in order to complete the sea crossing Bilbao-Portsmouth.
You will embark at the port of Santurtzi Puerto at 6.8 mi from Bilbao aboard a ship of Brittany Ferries. The ferry will dock in the port of Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal at 0.9 mi from Portsmouth. We advise you to show up at the port of Bilbao for boarding around one or two hours before the time of departure indicated on your reservation.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Madrid Portsmouth only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey London-Portsmouth.
You will board a coach of National Express in London. The bus will drop you off at Portsmouth bus station (1.8 mi from Portsmouth, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Gatwick Airport bus station (23.6 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Portsmouth.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route London-Portsmouth will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Madrid and Portsmouth?

Airlines
Iberia carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
Ryanair flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport)
Air Europa ensures the flight route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Norwegian Air Shuttle carries out a flight from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport situated 8.1 mi away from the city centre of Madrid to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Adolfo-Suárez de Madrid-Barajas MAD airport (located 8.1 mi from Madrid, Spain) to London (serving Gatwick LGW airport)
Railway companies
Southern Railways provides a rail connection London-Portsmouth with the train Mainline West from Gatwick Airport railway station (24.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Fratton at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Renfe transports passengers on a rail line from Madrid to Bilbao with the train Alvia which leaves Madrid-Chamartin station to arrive at Bilbao-Abando railway station ( Spain)
South West Trains operates the train journey London-Portsmouth with the train from Clapham Junction railway station (3.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Fratton at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Portsmouth (63.4 mi)
Ferry companies
The ships of Brittany Ferries ensure the maritime connection between the port of Santurtzi Puerto and the one of Portsmouth (Portsmouth Continental Ferry Terminal at 0.9 mi from the city)
Bus companies
The bus company ALSA operates the intercity service from the bus station of Madrid Sur in Madrid and to the one of Bilbao (Termibus station) ( Spain)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving Gatwick Airport bus station at 23.6 mi from centre) and the city of Portsmouth where the coach will drop you off at Portsmouth station situated at about 1.8 mi from Portsmouth city centre.

Stop cities from Madrid or cities to visit near Portsmouth

When travelling from Portsmouth to Madrid by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Bilbao (Spain) London located at 63 mi from Portsmouth (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Portsmouth or back to Madrid, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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