Northampton to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    04:48
  • Last train
    21:05
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 17m
  • Distance
    161 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 59m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Northampton to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Northampton to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 17 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 161 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Northampton and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Northampton to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Northampton 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 35 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Northampton to Portsmouth?

The Northampton to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 17 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Northampton to Portsmouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Northampton around 04:48 and the last train is around 21:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Northampton around 06:05, and the last at 20:24.

When to book Northampton 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 Northampton to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Northampton and Portsmouth?

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

  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains

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

Portsmouth to Northampton by train

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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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