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London to Portsmouth by bus

The journey from London to Portsmouth by bus is 65.71 mi and takes 2 hrs 58 mins. There are 216 connections per day, with the first departure at 02:23 and the last at 23:59. It is possible to travel from London to Portsmouth by bus for as little as £3.91 or as much as £50.59. The best price for this journey is £3.91.

Lowest Price£3.91
Journey Duration2 hrs 58 mins
Connection per Day216
Lowest Price£3.91
Highest Price£50.59
First Departure02:23
Last Departure23:59
Distance65.71 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalPortsmouth
CarriersNational Express, Megabus

London to Portsmouth Bus Times

Departure date
Thursday, 25 Jul 2024

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Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Portsmouth. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much does it cost to get from London to Portsmouth by bus?

The prices for bus tickets from London to Portsmouth vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from London to Portsmouth will cost £3.91. The average bus ticket price is approximately £20.88. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a bus ticket from London to Portsmouth will cost you £20.88. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest bus tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does the journey from London to Portsmouth take by bus?

The average journey time is 2 hrs 58 mins. This is how long it takes to cross the 65.71 mi from London to Portsmouth. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from London to Portsmouth to take longer than 2 hrs 58 mins. The journey from London to Portsmouth covers a distance of 65.71 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 2 hrs 58 mins. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 1 hr 25 mins. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from London to Portsmouth faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

How many journeys from London to Portsmouth are there every day?

You will be able to travel from London to Portsmouth using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 216 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from London to Portsmouth using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 166 direct connections from London to Portsmouth each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 50 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Portsmouth. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from London to Portsmouth
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Portsmouth.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Portsmouth, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Portsmouth.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Bus companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £1.66 to £14.57 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 89% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap bus tickets from London to Portsmouth

The cheapest London - Portsmouth bus tickets can be found for as low as £6.75 if you’re lucky, or £9.30 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £12.15.

Find the best day to travel to Portsmouth by bus

When travelling to Portsmouth by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Services on board National Express and Megabus from London to Portsmouth
Compare services on board when travelling from London to Portsmouth by bus.
Facilities National Express Megabus
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London to Portsmouth CO2 Emissions by Bus

Ecology
Train
7.4kg
Bus
7.93kg
Flight
21.15kg
Car
16.92kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from London to Portsmouth?
A bus ticket from London to Portsmouth is £20.88. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £3.91.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from London to Portsmouth?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Portsmouth is £3.91. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Portsmouth by bus?
London to Portsmouth is 65.71 mi.
How long does the bus between London and Portsmouth take?
London to Portsmouth is on average 2 hrs 58 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 25 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Portsmouth?
The bus journey from London to Portsmouth is covered by 1 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express and Megabus.
How many bus connections per day go from London to Portsmouth?
London to Portsmouth has 216 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from London to Portsmouth leave?
The earliest bus from London to Portsmouth departs at 02:23. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from London to Portsmouth depart?
The latest bus from London to Portsmouth departs at 23:59. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Portsmouth in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is £3.91 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Portsmouth?
There are on average 166 direct connection(s) from London to go to Portsmouth.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Portsmouth by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between London and Portsmouth is 1 hr 25 mins.
Is there a direct bus from London to Portsmouth?
Yes, there is a direct bus between London and Portsmouth.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Portsmouth by bus?
The bus journey from London to Portsmouth creates 7.93kg of CO2 emissions.

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