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Bristol to Portsmouth, POR bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.12
Shortest Duration6h 55m
Trips per day6
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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a bus ticket from Bristol to Portsmouth, POR cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Bristol to Portsmouth were $35.81.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Portsmouth is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the bus ride from Bristol to Portsmouth, POR?

The distance between Bristol and Portsmouth is approximately 78.48 miles, or 126.26 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 7 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 55 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your bus has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Bristol to Portsmouth?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bristol to Portsmouth, POR by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Bristol to Portsmouth?

On average there are 6 scheduled bus trips per day. National Express has the most regularly scheduled departures from Bristol to Portsmouth, POR, with an average of 5.5 trips per day and 11 monthly trips. One bus carrier currently travels from Bristol to Portsmouth. Of the 6 trips there all of the schedules require a connection as there are no direct trips. A connection will generally require disembarking from the bus and boarding another bus to complete your trip.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bristol to Portsmouth, POR start at $59.11.

1 carriers offer Bristol to Portsmouth, POR bus trips

National Express

Book National Express from Bristol to Portsmouth from $30.12. There are 5.5 trips per day offered by National Express from Bristol to Portsmouth and you can expect on average to pay $35.98 for a National Express ticket to Portsmouth. In Bristol, National Express departs to Portsmouth from Bristol Airport and one other station. In Portsmouth, National Express arrives at Southsea and 2 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Bristol to Portsmouth takes 7 hours and 24 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Portsmouth in 6 hours and 55 minutes,

Avg. Time
7h 24m
Avg. Price

Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to Portsmouth will depart from these stations in Bristol:
  • Bristol Airport
  • 18 Westbury Park
Buses arrive in Portsmouth at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Portsmouth for trips arriving from Bristol:
  • Southsea
  • Portsmouth University
  • Cosham

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