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Gloucester to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    05:17
  • Last train
    23:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 15m
  • Distance
    144 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    29
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Gloucester to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Gloucester to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 15 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 144 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gloucester and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Gloucester to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Portsmouth?

The Gloucester to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 15 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Gloucester around 05:17 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gloucester around 06:21, and the last at 23:09.

When to book Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gloucester and Portsmouth?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Transport For Wales

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

Portsmouth to Gloucester by train

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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.