Portsmouth to Hull by train

  • First train
    04:25
  • Last train
    23:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 59m
  • Distance
    332 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    43
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 10m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Portsmouth to Hull by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Hull take around 4 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 332 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Hull.

1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Hull?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Hull every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Hull?

The Portsmouth to Hull train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hull is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 23:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:38, and the last at 23:12.

When to book Portsmouth to Hull 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 Hull by train.

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Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Hull?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First Hull Trains
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Western Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Thameslink
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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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