Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    04:44
  • Last train
    22:46
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 23m
  • Distance
    466 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 20m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth take around 5 hours and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 466 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Newcastle upon Tyne and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth?

Journeys between Newcastle upon Tyne and Portsmouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 50 departures on the route from Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 57 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth?

The Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Newcastle upon Tyne around 04:44 and the last train is around 22:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Newcastle upon Tyne around 04:44, and the last at 22:00.

When to book Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Newcastle upon Tyne and Portsmouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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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