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Travelling from Portsmouth to London by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to London take around 1 hour and 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 105 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and London.

Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to London?

Direct trains from Portsmouth to London have been found.

We usually find around 68 direct trains on the route from Portsmouth to London every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 56 departures.

How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to London?

The Portsmouth to London train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Portsmouth to London train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to London is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 22:28. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:47, and the last at 22:41.

When to book Portsmouth to London 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 Portsmouth to London by train.

Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and London?

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

  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway

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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