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Best price 10.76 £
Journey duration 6 h 4 min
Connections per day 58
First departure 03:15
Last departure 19:15
Distance 205 km

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Leicester to Portsmouth?

Prices will vary when you travel from Leicester to Portsmouth. On average, though, you'll pay about 13.91 £ for a bus ticket. You can find bus tickets for prices as low as 10.76 £, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper bus tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest bus tickets.

Buses from Leicester to Portsmouth

How long will it take me to travel from Leicester to Portsmouth by bus?

The journey between Leicester and Portsmouth by bus usually takes 6 h 4 min to cover a distance of 205. The shortest journey from Leicester to Portsmouth will take you 5 h 10 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Portsmouth quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Leicester to Portsmouth leave?

The first departure of the night from Leicester to Portsmouth leaves at 03:15, while the last journey sets out at 19:15. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Leicester and Portsmouth. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many times a day do departures from Leicester leave for Portsmouth?

If you want to get from Leicester to Portsmouth, you can travel with providers such as National Express and Eurolines CH. You will find a maximum number of 58 departures per day. On average, there are 58 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Leicester and Portsmouth. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 58 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.