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River Thames, London

Coach travel from Portsmouth to London

from £4 one-way*

Duration: 1 hr 30 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 10 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from Portsmouth to London in 1 hour 30 mins (fastest journey)

Our coaches travel from Portsmouth to London Victoria Coach Station up to 10 times per day, and our fastest journey time is 1 hour 30 mins to our Wandsworth stop (approx).

With regular, reliable services from £4 one-way*, there's never been a better time to travel with National Express.

Portsmouth to London journey information
Fastest journey time 1 hr 30 mins (to Wandsworth)
Cheapest price From £4
Distance (approx) 152km
No. of stops 2 (fastest service, other services may vary)
First & last journey daily 7:00am/20:15pm

Our Portsmouth to London services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

030 coach towards London

Our 030 service travels up to 10 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange
  • Portsmouth Port (C.F.T.) Cruise & Ferry Terminal
  • Guildford, Park Barn
  • London (Wandsworth)
  • London Victoria Coach Station

Portsmouth to London route map

Departing from Portsmouth

Coaches from Portsmouth Hard Interchange arrive at London Victoria Coach Station from early in the morning.

Portsmouth Hard Interchange is served by many local buses, and is also home to Portsmouth Harbour Railway Station.

Arriving at London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is easy to reach via public transport; the station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is based outside the station, and there is also a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from Portsmouth to London?

The first coach leaves from Portsmouth Interchange at 7.00am, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 8.50am.

When is the last coach from Portsmouth to London?

The last coach leaves from Portsmouth Interchange at 20.15pm, arriving at London Victoria Coach Station at 22.15pm.

How much is the coach from Portsmouth to London?

A one-way journey from Portsmouth to London is available from £4*.

How long does the coach take from Portsmouth to London?

Our fastest coach journey from Portsmouth to London takes 1 hour 30 mins to our Wandsworth stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from Portsmouth to London?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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