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How to get from London to Portsmouth?

Planning to travel to London from Portsmouth and looking for the best transportation options for your trip? We know that it is often difficult to choose the best way of transportation for a trip from London to Portsmouth, whether it is for price, time or convenience reasons. Vivanoda will help you to find all the transportation solutions to travel between London and Portsmouth, be it by plane, train, bus or carpool.

With detailed information about each mode of transportation and about the transport companies (Southern Railways, South West Trains, First Great Western, Blablacar or National Express), you will be able to easily compare fares, timetables and travel times, in order to choose the option that best suits your needs.

Whether you're a budget traveler or looking for a quick and convenient way to get from London to Portsmouth, we've got all the information you need to plan an unforgettable London Portsmouth trip.

For your trip from London to Portsmouth, you have several transportation options

Bus tickets from London to Portsmouth

Buses are often the most economical choice for travel from London to Portsmouth, offering direct travel options or with intermediate stops.

London to Portsmouth train tickets

If you like to travel more ecologically and economically, the London Portsmouth train is ideal and meets your expectations.

Carpooling London Portsmouth

Carpooling from London to Portsmouth is perfect if you want to travel to Portsmouth in good company and reduce transportation costs. But there may be limited flexibility in terms of schedules and pickup points in either London or Portsmouth.

Whichever way you choose, our price comparison tool will help you find the London to Portsmouth transportation option that best suits your needs and budget.

London Portsmouth Travel Information

Departure city
London
United Kingdom
England
Destination city
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
England
Distance
63 mi
Direct connection
Yes, direct connection by carpooling, bus and train
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Plan your trip from London to Portsmouth easily with Vivanoda

Plan your trip from London to Portsmouth easily with Vivanoda

With Vivanoda you can easily compare all available transportation options like flights, trains, buses and carpools according to your preferences and budget. You can also filter the results by price, travel time, schedule and comfort options. Thanks to its ease of use and clarity, Vivanoda allows you to find in a few clicks the tickets between London and Portsmouth that best suit your needs. Vivanoda also displays all the special offers and promotions of different airlines like Southern Railways, South West Trains, First Great Western, Blablacar or National Express to help you save on your tickets. So don't hesitate and use Vivanoda now to prepare your trip between London and Portsmouth with peace of mind!

Comparison of the different ways to travel between London and Portsmouth

Advantages and disadvantages of a bus trip from London to Portsmouth?
Price The price of bus tickets from London to Portsmouth are often much cheaper than train or plane tickets to Portsmouth (and sometimes cheaper than carpooling as well), making it an affordable option for budget-conscious travelers.
Flexibility Bus companies offer many schedule options for travel between London and Portsmouth, which can be convenient if you have specific time constraints.
On-board services Modern buses that travel between London and Portsmouth are usually equipped with comfortable seats, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and toilets.
Comfort London-Portsmouth buses can be less comfortable than trains, due to reduced legroom and suspension quality.
Travel time Buses from London to Portsmouth are mostly much slower than trains to Portsmouth to cover the 63 mi distance of the trip.
Advantages and disadvantages of traveling by train from London to Portsmouth?
Comfort Trains between London and Portsmouth generally offer more legroom and extra comfort for travelers.
Environmentally friendly The London Portsmouth train is considered a more environmentally friendly way to travel than flying or driving alone.
Speed London to Portsmouth trains are often much faster than buses or cars.
Cost London Portsmouth train tickets can be more expensive than bus or carpool tickets, especially on high-speed trains.
Flexibility London Portsmouth train schedules can be limited and it may be more difficult to change trains when needed.
Advantages and disadvantages of a carpooling trip from London to Portsmouth?
Environmentally friendly By sharing a car with someone else you reduce the environmental impact of a trip from London to Portsmouth.
Friendliness Carpooling from London to Portsmouth is often more pleasant and friendly than other modes of transportation, especially if you share the ride with nice people.
Flexible Carpooling from London to Portsmouth is often more flexible than other modes of transportation.
Comfort You have to share the space of the car with the other passengers during the whole trip between London and Portsmouth.
Reliability You have to rely on the punctuality and reliability of the driver for your London Portsmouth trip. He is not always on time.
Feeling insecure It may happen that you feel unsafe in the car with the driver, because of his attitude or the way he drives.

Where to start from in London? Where do I arrive in Portsmouth?

London Departure Bus Stations

London Victoria Coach Station
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Gatwick Airport
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Hammersmith
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Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
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Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
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Departure stations in London

London Victoria
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London Waterloo
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Clapham Junction
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Gatwick Airport
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Portsmouth arrival bus stations

Portsmouth
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Southsea
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Portsmouth Arrival Stations

Fratton
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Portsmouth & Southsea
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Portsmouth Harbour
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3 tips for cheaper travel from London to Portsmouth

Have you decided to travel from London to Portsmouth and are looking for ways to save money on your travel ticket? We present you with 3 useful tips to save money on your trip. Whether you choose to take a bus, train or carpooling, these tips will help you find the best rates for your London to Portsmouth trip.

  • 1. Avoid extras
    Some extras, such as food and beverages consumed during the trip from London to Portsmouth, can be expensive and are not always necessary for a short trip. To save money, try to plan snacks or drinks before you leave for Portsmouth, and use free alternatives for entertainment, like reading a book.
  • 2. Compare prices
    Using Vivanoda is a great way to find the best prices for your London-Portsmouth trip. It allows you to compare fares of different transportation providers in one search and find the best price for your stay in Portsmouth.
  • 3. Be flexible on dates
    London-Portsmouth tickets are often cheaper on weekdays than on weekends. If you can afford to travel to Portsmouth on weekdays instead of weekends, you could save money on your London-Portsmouth ticket. Furthermore, being flexible on dates can also help you find the best prices to Portsmouth.

Bus London Portsmouth

Buses between London and Portsmouth usually offer on-board toilets for passengers, but it is always advisable to check with the carrier before the trip. In any case, breaks at freeway service stations are provided.

Most buses between London and Portsmouth are new and offer on-board power outlets for charging devices, but this may vary depending on the carrier.

Passengers are generally allowed to take luggage on the London-Portsmouth bus, but it is important to check the weight and size limits with the carrier. The number of pieces of luggage is also very often limited.

The frequency of departures to London from Portsmouth varies depending on the carrier, the time period and the day of the week. To get a complete overview of all bus departures to Portsmouth, please specify your departure date and start a search on Vivanoda.

The average price of a bus ticket for the trip London-Portsmouth varies depending on the carrier and the time of booking. On certain busy dates, prices can double! Compare all London-Portsmouth bus prices on Vivanoda.

Most bus companies allow passengers to eat or drink on London-Portsmouth buses, and some even offer a snack service where you can buy a drink or a sandwich. However, it is recommended to check the specific policies of each company before traveling.

Bus companies London Portsmouth

National Express
National Express
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Trains London Portsmouth

There may be a price difference depending on the time of day you travel by train from London to Portsmouth. Tickets purchased during off-peak hours are cheaper than those purchased during peak hours. To get a detailed overview of all prices, Vivanoda compares all modes of transportation between London and Portsmouth.

It is recommended to book your train ticket from London to Portsmouth at least a few weeks in advance to get the best price.

Trains between London and Portsmouth are equipped with power outlets and free Wi-Fi for passengers. Power outlets are available in most cars, while the Wi-Fi connection may be unstable in some areas.

There are discounts for children, students and seniors traveling by train from London to Portsmouth that vary depending on the type of ticket and the age of the person. When you enter your age in your Vivanoda search, the prices displayed will take into account any age-related discounts.

It is possible to book a special seat on the train between London and Portsmouth. Depending on the company, this service may be charged. Seats can be booked online or at the station ticket office.

On-board catering options on trains between London and Portsmouth, including snacks, drinks and hot meals, are available either in the bar cars or through a mobile service.

Train companies between London and Portsmouth

Southern Railways
Southern Railways
South West Trains
South West Trains
First Great Western
First Great Western
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Carpool London Portsmouth

Carpooling is generally considered a safe option for traveling between London and Portsmouth. However, it is important to check driver reviews and ratings before booking a trip. It is also recommended that you only share your personal details with people you trust.

Carpool drivers often have restrictions on large luggage due to the limited space in the vehicle. It is therefore recommended that you contact the driver prior to your London Portsmouth trip to discuss these issues.

The duration of a carpool trip between London and Portsmouth also depends on the traffic conditions and the route taken by the driver. By starting a price search on Vivanoda now, you will get the estimated duration of each available carpool offer.

On Vivanoda, our platform for comparing transportation modes between London and Portsmouth, you will have access to all available carpooling offers with price, estimated duration and pickup locations.

Carpooling is considered a greener option than other modes of transportation, as it reduces CO2 emissions by reducing the number of cars on the road. However, this depends on the number of people sharing the same vehicle and the fuel consumption of the vehicle.

Carpool seats vary in comfort depending on the type of vehicle used and the driver's preference. It is important to check the vehicle details with the driver before booking.

Carpooling platform London Portsmouth

Blablacar
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