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Travelling from Portsmouth to Shanklin by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Shanklin take around 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 20 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Shanklin.

Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Shanklin?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Shanklin 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 22 departures.

How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Shanklin?

The Portsmouth to Shanklin train travel time is normally about 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Portsmouth to Shanklin train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Shanklin is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 22:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 06:15, and the last at 22:45.

When to book Portsmouth to Shanklin 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 Shanklin by train.

Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Shanklin?

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

  • Island Line Trains
  • 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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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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