Portsmouth to Swansea by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:55
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 10m

Travelling from Portsmouth to Swansea by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Swansea take around 4 hours and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 220 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Swansea.

Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Swansea?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Swansea 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 36 departures.

How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Swansea?

The Portsmouth to Swansea train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Portsmouth to Swansea train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:55 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 05:19, and the last at 23:19.

When to book Portsmouth to Swansea 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 Swansea by train.

Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Swansea?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First Great Western
  • Great 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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