Nottingham to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    04:56
  • Last train
    23:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 6m
  • Distance
    239 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    50
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 2m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Nottingham to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Nottingham to Portsmouth take around 4 hours and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 239 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nottingham and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Nottingham to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 44 departures on the route from Nottingham 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 65 departures.

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

The Nottingham to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Nottingham around 04:56 and the last train is around 23:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nottingham around 05:50, and the last at 23:05.

When to book Nottingham 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 Nottingham to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nottingham and Portsmouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western 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.

Portsmouth to Nottingham 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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