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Cheap train tickets and times from London to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 58 m

Average

2 h 18 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

104 km

Cheap train tickets from London to start from $14 with an average ticket price of $22.

The fastest train from London to takes 1h 58m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 18m and covers a distance of 104 km.

2 trains that leave London for every day with 1 travelling directly.

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Southern
08:14AM2h38
London Victoria (VIC)
10:52AMPortsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
$141One-way
1 transfer
South Western Railway
08:02AM1h58
London Waterloo (WAT)
10:00AMPortsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
$291One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from London to Portsmouth

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway or Southern

Trains from London to Portsmouth cover the 64 miles (103 km) long route taking on average 1 h 27 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Southern. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $47 (€41), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Portsmouth Harbour.

Train companies: South Western Railway and Southern from London to Portsmouth trains

Buy your official South Western Railway and Southern train tickets to Portsmouth from London from $11 (€9) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

South Western Railway from London to Portsmouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 27 min
  • Cheapest Price: $11
  • South Western Railway frequency: 40 a day

FAQs: Trains from London to Portsmouth

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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 London to Portsmouth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Portsmouth can start from as little as $11 (€9) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Portsmouth is $47 (€41); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from London to Portsmouth is 1 h 27 min   to travel the 64 mile (103 km) long trip, with around there are 50 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Portsmouth leaves at 5: 06 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Portsmouth leaves at 11: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Portsmouth without having to change trains with South Western Railway or Southern. There are 50 direct trains from London to Portsmouth each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best London to Portsmouth train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway or Southern. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between London and Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 00 PM.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Waterloo, London Euston and London St Pancras International. When arriving in Portsmouth, you can end your journey in train stations like Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Portsmouth Harbour, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Portsmouth from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 27 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from London to Portsmouth by train is April.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Portsmouth from London including taking a bus or train.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Portsmouth

London
Portsmouth
London Waterloo is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Portsmouth.
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Public transit options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Public transit options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transit options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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Public transit options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transit options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transit options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transit options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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