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Best price 4.71 £
Journey duration 1 h 3 min
Connections per day 103
First departure 23:35
Last departure 22:00
Distance 25 km

Traveling from Southampton to Portsmouth with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Southampton to Portsmouth. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

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

When you're traveling from Southampton to Portsmouth, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 7.16 £. You might be able to find prices as low as 4.71 £, 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 much time will it take to go from Southampton to Portsmouth by bus?

The journey between Southampton and Portsmouth by bus usually takes 1 h 3 min to cover a distance of 25. The shortest journey from Southampton to Portsmouth will take you 40 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 departures from Southampton to Portsmouth leave?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Southampton to Portsmouth leaving at 23:35. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 22:00.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

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

The exact number of journeys from Southampton to Portsmouth can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 103 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including National Express, Eurolines CH and Megabus. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 137 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Southampton to Portsmouth. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Southampton to Portsmouth varies, but in general, you can expect to find 101 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 2 journeys with one change or more.