Isle of Portland travel guide

Isle of Portland Tourism | Isle of Portland Guide

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With a population of 12,710, Isle of Portland is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Isle of Portland to see all of its attractions.

When to visit Isle of Portland

Isle of Portland in August
Estimated hotel price
$139
1 night at 3-star hotel
Isle of Portland in August
Estimated hotel price
$139
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Isle of Portland

Plane

Although Isle of Portland doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is located 54 miles from Isle of Portland. The shortest flight to Isle of Portland from the United States departs from Washington, D.C. and takes around 32h 35m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Isle of Portland, followed by Train. The train journey from Isle of Portland to London takes 1h 55m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Glasgow, expect to pay about $161 for a 7h 28m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Isle of Portland is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 119 miles from Isle of Portland. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to Isle of Portland. From London, the bus ride to Isle of Portland takes 140 miles and will cost you around $19. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about $39 for a journey of 305 miles.

Plane

Although Isle of Portland doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Southampton Airport (SOU), which is located 54 miles from Isle of Portland. The shortest flight to Isle of Portland from the United States departs from Washington, D.C. and takes around 32h 35m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Isle of Portland, followed by Train. The train journey from Isle of Portland to London takes 1h 55m and costs around $26 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Glasgow, expect to pay about $161 for a 7h 28m trip.

Car

Another option to get to Isle of Portland is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 119 miles from Isle of Portland. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

National Express operates bus routes to Isle of Portland. From London, the bus ride to Isle of Portland takes 140 miles and will cost you around $19. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about $39 for a journey of 305 miles.

Airports near Isle of Portland

Airlines serving Isle of Portland

KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (955 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,650 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,567 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,416 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (740 reviews)
Aer Lingus
Good (736 reviews)
easyJet
Good (1,426 reviews)
Ryanair
Good (3,397 reviews)
GOL
Good (703 reviews)
Vueling
Good (801 reviews)
Virgin Atlantic
Good (488 reviews)
Kenya Airways
Good (162 reviews)
Aegean Airlines
Excellent (504 reviews)
Jet2
Excellent (103 reviews)
Corendon Airlines
Okay (9 reviews)
SunExpress
Good (105 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Isle of Portland

Most booked hotels in Isle of Portland

Alexandra Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 1222 reviews)
$114+
Clifton Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.1, 828 reviews)
$107+
Best Western Weymouth Hotel Rembrandt
3 stars
Good (7.8, 1999 reviews)
$128+
Heights Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.8, 892 reviews)
$140+
The Aqua
3 stars
Good (7.8, 665 reviews)
$120+
The Beach House Hotel Portland
3 stars
Poor (0, 0 reviews)
$136+

Renting a car in Isle of Portland

Expect to pay $7.12 per gallon in Isle of Portland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $85.40 and $113.87. Mini (Toyota Aygo or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Isle of Portland, while also 65% cheaper than other types, on average.

Expect to pay $7.12 per gallon in Isle of Portland (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $85.40 and $113.87. Mini (Toyota Aygo or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Isle of Portland, while also 65% cheaper than other types, on average.