Exeter to Portsmouth by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Exeter to Portsmouth by train
Fast trains from Exeter to Portsmouth take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 173 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Portsmouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Portsmouth?
Journeys between Exeter and Portsmouth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Exeter 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 36 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Exeter to Portsmouth?
The Exeter to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Exeter to Portsmouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 05:10 and the last train is around 00:59.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 05:10, and the last at 23:15.
What's the Exeter to Portsmouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Exeter to Portsmouth are $16.57.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $29 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $35. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Exeter 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 Exeter to Portsmouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between Exeter and Portsmouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Exeter to Portsmouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- 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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