Portsmouth to Southampton

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Trip Portsmouth Southampton

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance16 mi
Direct lineYes

How to go from Portsmouth to Southampton ?

Southampton is your next holiday destination but you're wondering how to go there and how it is possible to get the cheapest Portsmouth to Southampton transport offers? Browsing several websites to get a simple information and book your trip is always very tedious.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Southampton and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Portsmouth - Southampton offer that suits you best.

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

All modes of transport Portsmouth-Southampton

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Portsmouth to Southampton bus

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

Departure bus stations in Portsmouth

Depending on the company, it is requested to be present at the bus stop in Portsmouth from 15 to 30 minutes before the indicated departure time. In general, the destination 'Southampton' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Portsmouth

Arrival bus stations in Southampton

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

  • Southampton

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

  • It is more environmentally friendly to travel on a modern bus than to carpool. In addition, the road Portsmouth Southampton is shared by other vehicles and no additional infrastructure is needed to run a bus.
  • Almost all coaches are equipped with a WiFi connection, which is very welcome to travel the 16 mi of the trip.
  • You will travel from Portsmouth to Southampton 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 Southampton ?

Several bus companies serve the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton with direct bus line: National Express and MegaBus.

National Express Portsmouth SouthamptonMegaBus Portsmouth Southampton

Carpool from Portsmouth to Southampton

When you book a ride between Portsmouth Southampton, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Portsmouth-Southampton with other travellers looking for the same route. This has a very positive environmental impact since it optimizes the capacity of the car and it also allows saving money.

Train Portsmouth to Southampton

Portsmouth Southampton railways companies

These are the 2 railways companies that you may take during your trip to Southampton: South West Trains and First Great Western.
South West Trains Portsmouth SouthamptonFirst Great Western Portsmouth Southampton

Intercity Train Portsmouth Southampton

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

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

Indeed, the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth-Southampton train ticket on Vivanoda.

Departure train stations in Portsmouth

  • Fratton

Arrival train stations in Southampton

  • Southampton Central

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