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Best price £ 14.75
Journey duration 3 h 3 min
Connections per day 24
First departure 12:35
Last departure 19:15
Distance 93.2 mi

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea?

When you're traveling from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 22.12. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 14.75, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

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How long does it take to get from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea by bus?

The journey between Portsmouth and Southend-on-Sea by bus usually takes 3 h 3 min to cover a distance of 93.8 mi. The shortest journey from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea will take you 1 h 30 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 Southend-on-Sea 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.

What time are the departures from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea?

The first daily departure from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea leaves at 12:35, while the last journey of the day sets out at 19:15. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Portsmouth and Southend-on-Sea. 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 daily journeys are there from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea?

If you want to get from Portsmouth to Southend-on-Sea, you can travel with providers such as National Express and Eurolines CH. You will find a maximum number of 40 departures per day. On average, there are 24 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 22 direct journeys between Portsmouth and Southend-on-Sea. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 2 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.