Portsmouth to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

116

Average

211

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

London North Eastern Railway
08:15AMPortsmouth7h07 03:22PMEdinburgh
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1161One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:50AMPortsmouth7h27 03:17PMEdinburgh
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2311One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:20AMPortsmouth7h02 02:22PMEdinburgh
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2341One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:50AMPortsmouth7h24 04:14PMEdinburgh
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2351One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:15AMPortsmouth7h08 04:23PMEdinburgh
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2381One-way

Train schedule from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
London North Eastern Railway
07:20AMPortsmouth7h02 02:22PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
07:50AMPortsmouth7h27 03:17PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:15AMPortsmouth7h07 03:22PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:50AMPortsmouth7h24 04:14PMEdinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
09:15AMPortsmouth7h08 04:23PMEdinburgh
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Fastest train times from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

7 h 2 m

Average

7 h 13 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

590 km

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

London North Eastern Railway
07:20AMPortsmouth7h02 02:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2341One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:15AMPortsmouth7h07 03:22PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
1161One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:15AMPortsmouth7h08 04:23PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2381One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:50AMPortsmouth7h24 04:14PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2351One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:50AMPortsmouth7h27 03:17PMEdinburgh
0 transfers
2311One-way

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$97 (€95)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway, Lumo or South Western Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles (589 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 7 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway, Lumo or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $97 (€95), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $87 (€85). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Edinburgh trains

Buy your official South Western Railway train tickets between Portsmouth and Edinburgh from $87 (€85) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

South Western Railway

Looking for trains to Edinburgh from Portsmouth? South Western Railway is one of the best companies to travel with on the 365 miles (589 km) journey to Edinburgh from Portsmouth. As an official travel partner of South Western Railway, Omio quickly shows you the latest South Western Railway train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Portsmouth to Edinburgh routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable South Western Railway train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains between Portsmouth and Edinburgh, you can quickly see if the South Western Railway ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Portsmouth - Edinburgh train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with South Western Railway!

South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Edinburgh train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 24 min
  • South Western Railway frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
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Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from $87 (€85)  one way.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $97 (€95)  for a train ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Portsmouth to Edinburgh by train to be approximately 365 miles (589 km).
The train time from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is on average 7 h 7 min  for the 365 miles (589 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Edinburgh from Portsmouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Portsmouth, you have various train station options to start your route from including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. When arriving in Edinburgh, you can end your journey in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

Omio customers book a train from Portsmouth & Southsea   to Edinburgh Waverley   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Portsmouth & Southsea, located approximately 0.1 miles (80 m) from the city center of Portsmouth. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (660 m) away from its city center.

For the best Portsmouth to Edinburgh train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway, Lumo or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Portsmouth to Edinburgh to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Portsmouth to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh at 5: 20 AM   or take the last train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaving at 2: 24 PM. Look for the latest Portsmouth to Edinburgh train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
You can find trains to Edinburgh from Portsmouth to cost on average $97 (€95) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Portsmouth to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Portsmouth
Edinburgh
Portsmouth & Southsea is the most popular Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth for your trip to Edinburgh.
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Public transit options for Portsmouth & Southsea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
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Public transit options for Portsmouth Harbour
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J

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