Portsmouth to Kettering by train

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    23:19
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 24m
  • Distance
    179 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 35m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Portsmouth to Kettering by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Kettering take around 3 hours and 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 179 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Kettering.

1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Kettering?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Kettering 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 Portsmouth to Kettering?

The Portsmouth to Kettering train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Kettering is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:30 and the last train is around 23:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 06:12, and the last at 23:19.

When to book Portsmouth to Kettering 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 Kettering by train.

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Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Kettering?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • 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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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.

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