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Facts about coaches from Reading to Portsmouth

Compare all providers like National Express and megabus that travel 6 times every day by bus from Reading to Portsmouth in one click! Book your bus ticket from Reading to Portsmouth starting from £14!

Cheapest Bus £14
Fastest Bus 3h 55m
Earliest Coach 05:35
Latest Coach 18:20
Daily Bus Connections 6 Ø
Distance 71.8 km
Coach Companies National Express and megabus

Cheapest coach connections from Reading to Portsmouth

Every day, 6 buses from 2 coach companies leave Reading for Portsmouth: in the table below, you will find the cheapest prices for a bus ticket for this route, starting from 04/03/2024 and for the following days.

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday 04/03
£27
Tuesday 05/03
£14
Wednesday 06/03
Thursday 07/03
£14
Friday 08/03
Saturday 09/03
£14
Sunday 10/03
£29
Monday 11/03
£27
Tuesday 12/03
£18
Wednesday 13/03
Thursday 14/03
Friday 15/03
£14
Saturday 16/03
Sunday 17/03
Monday 18/03
Tuesday 19/03
Wednesday 20/03
Thursday 21/03
Friday 22/03
£14
Saturday 23/03
Sunday 24/03
Monday 25/03
£14
Tuesday 26/03
Wednesday 27/03
Thursday 28/03
Friday 29/03
Saturday 30/03
Sunday 31/03

The cheapest time to travel from Reading to Portsmouth

See here on which day and which time of the day you can find the cheapest bus ticket from Reading to Portsmouth, for the next 30 days.
With a price starting from £14, Saturday is the cheapest day for a coach from Reading to Portsmouth. Sunday instead is the most expensive day with prices starting from £29.
Morning is the cheapest day time for bus tickets from Reading to Portsmouth, with £14. Evening is the most expensive time of the day with prices starting from £28.

How to save money travelling from Reading to Portsmouth

Travel can be expensive, but it doesn't need to be! Do you want to avoid paying a terrible price for your trip? Then follow these quick steps to save money:

Book the ticket from Reading to Portsmouth in advance! The earlier you book, the cheaper usually the price is. Also, you will be sure to have a place on the bus from Reading to Portsmouth, compared instead if you buy it at the last moment, or directly at the station.

If you can, avoid travelling at peak times. Instead of weekend, try travelling during the week. Travelling in the evening or at night it’s also cheaper, and later coaches from Reading to Portsmouth are also emptier.

Compare all timetables for the bus from Reading to Portsmouth

Here is a selection of the cheapest bus trips from the schedule from Reading to Portsmouth from various bus operators like National Express or megabus for the next days.
  • megabus
    7h 50m
    11:35
    Reading
    Central Station
    19:25
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    from £14
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    16:20
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    21:25
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £17
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    16:20
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    21:25
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £18
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    16:20
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    21:25
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £21
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    15:35
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    20:40
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £27
  • National Express
    4h 55m
    05:35
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    10:30
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £28
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    15:35
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    20:40
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £29
  • National Express
    4h 40m
    11:55
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    16:35
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £30
  • National Express
    5h 5m
    15:35
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    20:40
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £31
  • megabus
    7h 50m
    11:35
    Reading
    Central Station
    19:25
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    megabus
    Economy
    from £31
  • National Express
    4h 30m
    14:05
    Reading
    Pincents Lane
    18:35
    Portsmouth
    The Hard Interchange
    National Express
    Economy
    from £35

Frequency of bus connections between Reading and Portsmouth

See here how frequent the connections between Reading and Portsmouth are, during different times and days of the week.
Sunday is the busiest day, with more than 8 daily coaches from Reading to Portsmouth. Saturday has instead the fewest connections, with only 1 daily coaches between Reading and Portsmouth.
The busiest time of the day is the Afternoon, with 12 coaches from Reading to Portsmouth, while Evening sees the fewest connections between Reading and Portsmouth, with 4 offers.

Beloved bus companies from Reading to Portsmouth

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All bus stations and stops in Reading and Portsmouth

The map below shows you where to find all the bus stations in Reading and Portsmouth.

Service and Comfort on the bus from Reading to Portsmouth

Want to know which seat classes are available on the coaches from Reading to Portsmouth? Or which bus companies serve the route Reading to Portsmouth? Below you will find answers to your questions.

FAQs about the Reading to Portsmouth bus

How much does a Reading - Portsmouth coach trip cost?

This depends on, among other things, the day and travel time. The cheapest ticket for the Reading - Portsmouth bus trip is available from £14 and takes 7h 50m. Compare offers and save money!

How much could I save by comparing buses from Reading to Portsmouth?

The connection Reading to Portsmouth is offered by 2 companies with ticket prices ranging from £14 to £35. Therefore, we suggest booking your ticket as soon as possible to ensure you will get the cheapest ticket price.

How many connections are available for the Reading - Portsmouth route on average every day?

Each day, the bus route from Reading to Portsmouth is offered by roughly 6 busses. By using our search, you can compare bus schedules and find your ideal trip.

How long does a bus to Portsmouth from Reading take?

The quickest coach from Reading to Portsmouth is provided by National Express and takes 3h 55m. Coach tickets for this connection cost £29. However, keep in mind that the connection can take longer due to traffic.

What time is the first bus from Reading to Portsmouth?

The earliest bus to Portsmouth departs from Reading at 05:35. In this context, information about departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

What time is the last coach from Reading to Portsmouth?

The latest bus to Portsmouth departs from Reading at 18:20. Please note that departure times may differ on weekends and holidays. Simply use our search to find the exact times for your planned travel date.

Which bus companies serve the Reading - Portsmouth route?

Passengers looking to travel from Reading to Portsmouth can travel with National Express and megabus. Compare all available bus tickets with our search to book the trip that works best for you.

Is there a direct bus between Reading and Portsmouth?

You can check all the direct connections between Reading and Portsmouth by using our search and looking at the Changes section in our filters. These are some of the companies which offer a direct bus: National Express and megabus.

What can I take with me on the bus to Portsmouth from Reading?

Depending on which provider you travel with, what you are allowed to bring with you can vary. Generally, you can take a suitcase and hand luggage with you on the bus for the Reading Portsmouth bus route free of charge. Simply use our search to find a coach that is best suited to your needs for your planned travel date.

What equipment is available for the Reading Portsmouth bus route?

The equipment on board differs depending on the provider. However, many long-distance buses have WiFi so you can tell your friends your exact location during the journey. To make travelling even more pleasant, air conditioning systems provide ventilation. It is best to use our search to get precise information about the equipment of the bus from Reading to Portsmouth on your planned travel date.

Available seat classes which are offered on the bus route Reading to Portsmouth

Economy
Economy

The cheapest option available for your ticket, it usually comes with reclinable seats and AC.

More bus routes from Reading and Portsmouth

Here’s an overview of the most popular bus routes from Reading and from Portsmouth. Simply click on the connection of your choice, and you will find all the details about your bus route!

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