Ipswich to Portsmouth by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 35m

Travelling from Ipswich to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 208 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Portsmouth.

Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Portsmouth?

Journeys between Ipswich and Portsmouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Ipswich to Portsmouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

How long is the train journey from Ipswich to Portsmouth?

The Ipswich to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Ipswich to Portsmouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:09, and the last at 22:43.

When to book Ipswich to Portsmouth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Ipswich to Portsmouth by train.

Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Portsmouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Ipswich to Portsmouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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