Southampton to Portsmouth by train
Travelling from Southampton to Portsmouth by train
Fast trains from Southampton to Portsmouth take around 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 27 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Portsmouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Portsmouth?
Direct trains from Southampton to Portsmouth have been found.
We usually find around 50 direct trains on the route from Southampton to Portsmouth every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 43 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Portsmouth?
The Southampton to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Southampton to Portsmouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 06:23 and the last train is around 23:47.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:44, and the last at 23:59.
What's the Southampton to Portsmouth train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Southampton to Portsmouth are $13.60, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $13, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Portsmouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Portsmouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton to Portsmouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- 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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