Portsmouth to London

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

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Trip Portsmouth London

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance63 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Portsmouth to London ?

You're planning a trip from Portsmouth to London and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Portsmouth London? 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 London. Simply enter your travel date to London and Vivanoda does the rest. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Portsmouth - London offer that suits you best.

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

Which carriers to travel between Portsmouth and London?

Railway companies
Southern Railways provides a rail connection Portsmouth-London with the train Mainline West from Fratton railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of London Victoria at arrival (0.9 mi from centre)
South West Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Portsmouth to London with the train which leaves Fratton station to arrive at London Waterloo railway station (England United Kingdom)
First Great Western operates the train journey Portsmouth-Havant with the train from Fratton railway station (0.9 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Havant at arrival (0.2 mi from centre)
First Capital Connect provides a rail connection from Croydon to London with the train which leaves East Croydon station to arrive at London Blackfriars railway station (England United Kingdom)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Portsmouth-London (63.4 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Portsmouth in Portsmouth and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)

All modes of transport Portsmouth-London

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

Portsmouth to London bus

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

Going by bus from Portsmouth to London may not be so obvious to you. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to London.

  • Very low prices! On the Portsmouth London 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 Portsmouth to London 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 Portsmouth London ?

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

National Express Portsmouth London

Bus stops in Portsmouth

You will have to arrive at your Portsmouth stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'London' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. 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.

  • Portsmouth

Arrival bus stations in London

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

  • London Victoria Coach Station

Train Portsmouth to London

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

Yes, the Portsmouth to London 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 Portsmouth-London train ticket, we advise you to launch a search on Vivanoda with your travel dates.

Intercity Train Portsmouth London

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

Portsmouth London train companies

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

Railway stations from Portsmouth

  • Fratton

Arrival train stations in London

  • London Victoria
  • London Waterloo
  • London Blackfriars

Carpool from Portsmouth to London

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Portsmouth-London ride. Instead of driving alone the car from Portsmouth to London, 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 Portsmouth-London rides searching three days in advance than one month. Good option for lastminute stay in London!

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