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Stafford to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 43m
  • Distance
    235 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 53m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Stafford to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Stafford to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 235 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stafford and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Stafford to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Stafford to Portsmouth 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 32 departures.

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

The Stafford to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Stafford around 05:24 and the last train is around 23:04. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stafford around 05:25, and the last at 23:04.

When to book Stafford 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 Stafford to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stafford and Portsmouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Portsmouth to Stafford by train

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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.