Cardiff to Portsmouth train

Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Portsmouth is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

First Great Western Service
05:07AMCardiff Central4h24 09:31AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
05:54AMCardiff Central4h09 10:03AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
06:53AMCardiff Central3h50 10:43AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
08:17AMCardiff Central3h40 11:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
08:41AMCardiff Central4h02 12:43PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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Train schedule from Cardiff to Portsmouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, February 9
First Great Western Service
05:07AMCardiff Central4h24 09:31AMPortsmouth & Southsea
2 transfers
First Great Western Service
05:54AMCardiff Central4h09 10:03AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
06:28AMCardiff Central3h19 09:47AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
06:53AMCardiff Central3h50 10:43AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
07:28AMCardiff Central3h18 10:46AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
08:17AMCardiff Central3h40 11:57AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
08:28AMCardiff Central3h19 11:47AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
08:41AMCardiff Central4h02 12:43PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
09:18AMCardiff Central3h39 12:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
09:28AMCardiff Central3h19 12:47PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
10:19AMCardiff Central3h38 01:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
10:30AMCardiff Central3h16 01:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
10:41AMCardiff Central4h02 02:43PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
11:18AMCardiff Central3h39 02:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
11:30AMCardiff Central3h16 02:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
11:50AMCardiff Central3h53 03:43PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
12:18PMCardiff Central3h39 03:57PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
12:30PMCardiff Central3h16 03:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
01:18PMCardiff Central4h00 05:18PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
01:30PMCardiff Central3h17 04:47PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
02:18PMCardiff Central3h44 06:02PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
02:30PMCardiff Central3h17 05:47PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
02:54PMCardiff Central3h37 06:31PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
03:31PMCardiff Central3h18 06:49PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
03:54PMCardiff Central3h11 07:05PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
04:18PMCardiff Central4h11 08:29PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
04:27PMCardiff Central3h20 07:47PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
05:20PMCardiff Central3h43 09:03PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
05:27PMCardiff Central3h19 08:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
05:54PMCardiff Central3h54 09:48PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
06:18PMCardiff Central3h40 09:58PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
06:30PMCardiff Central3h14 09:44PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
07:18PMCardiff Central3h45 11:03PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
07:30PMCardiff Central3h29 10:59PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
08:30PMCardiff Central3h18 11:48PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
09:20PMCardiff Central9h55 07:15AMPortsmouth & Southsea
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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Feb 09

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 14 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

164 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Cardiff for Portsmouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

First Great Western Service
03:54PMCardiff Central3h11 07:05PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
06:30PMCardiff Central3h14 09:44PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
10:30AMCardiff Central3h16 01:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
11:30AMCardiff Central3h16 02:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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First Great Western Service
12:30PMCardiff Central3h16 03:46PMPortsmouth & Southsea
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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Portsmouth

distanceDistance102 miles (164 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency31 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Portsmouth cover the 102 miles (164 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 18 min with our travel partners like Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 31 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $1 (€1). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Train providers: Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Portsmouth trains

Great Western Rail will get you from Cardiff to Portsmouth at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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Are you making plans to travel between Cardiff and Portsmouth? Why not take a train with Great Western Rail? Omio can show you current Great Western Rail train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Cardiff to Portsmouth trains all in one place. On the Great Western Rail train, you can expect to travel 102 miles (164 km) to Portsmouth from Cardiff. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Cardiff and Portsmouth, you can quickly see if the Great Western Rail ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Great Western Rail train from Cardiff to Portsmouth, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Cardiff to Portsmouth train information with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 18 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 13 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Portsmouth

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Portsmouth easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Portsmouth.
FAQs
Train tickets to Portsmouth from Cardiff for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $1 (€1)  one way in the next 7 days.
The Cardiff to Portsmouth train ticket price is on average $36 (€32)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
The distance from Cardiff to Portsmouth by train is approximately 102 miles (164 km).
On average the Cardiff to Portsmouth train travel time is 3 h 18 min  for the 102 miles (164 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arriving in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (80 m) from the train station to the city center in Portsmouth.

For the best Cardiff to Portsmouth train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Portsmouth from Cardiff to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 31 trains a day from Cardiff to Portsmouth. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Cardiff to Portsmouth train departs at 5: 07 AM   and the last train from Cardiff to Portsmouth leaves at 9: 20 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cardiff to Portsmouth on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase a train ticket from Cardiff to Portsmouth within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€32) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cardiff and Portsmouth are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Cardiff
Portsmouth
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey to Portsmouth from Cardiff.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)
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