Portsmouth to Derby by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:43
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 4m

Travelling from Portsmouth to Derby by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Derby take around 4 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 237 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Derby.

Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Derby?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Derby 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 34 departures.

How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Derby?

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

What are the Portsmouth to Derby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:30 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:43, and the last at 22:17.

When to book Portsmouth to Derby 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 Derby by train.

Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Derby?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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.

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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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