The cheapest trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Cheapest

$271

Average

$328

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.

The average ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh will cost around $ 328 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 271.

Cheapest
08:28AMPortsmouth Harbour7h40 04:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2711One-way
11:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 07:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2841One-way
11:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h36 07:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2841One-way
09:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h26 04:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$2841One-way
10:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h36 06:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2841One-way

Timetable Portsmouth to Edinburgh

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08:28AMPortsmouth Harbour7h40 04:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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08:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 04:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h26 04:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h36 05:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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09:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h32 05:20PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h36 06:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 06:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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11:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h36 07:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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11:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 07:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sun
Oct 24
$271London North Eastern Railway
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$139easyJet
Tue
Oct 26
$139London North Eastern Railway
$54National Express
$69easyJet
Thu
Oct 28
$111London North Eastern Railway
$57National Express
$69easyJet
Fri
Oct 29
$152London North Eastern Railway
$54National Express
$70easyJet
Sat
Oct 30
$111London North Eastern Railway
$46National Express
$71easyJet
Mon
Nov 1
$96London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$50easyJet
Tue
Nov 2
$88London North Eastern Railway
$26National Express
$43easyJet
Wed
Nov 3
$89London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$44easyJet
Thu
Nov 4
$89London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$44easyJet
Fri
Nov 5
$111London North Eastern Railway
$40National Express
$73British Airways
Sun
Nov 7
$140London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$44easyJet
Mon
Nov 8
$101London North Eastern Railway
$31National Express
$44easyJet
Tue
Nov 9
$89London North Eastern Railway
$25National Express
$44easyJet
Thu
Nov 11
$96London North Eastern Railway
$32National Express
$47easyJet

The fastest trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Oct 24

Fastest Journey

7 h 26 m

Average

7 h 32 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

590 km

It's difficult to get from Portsmouth to Edinburgh without transferring at least once.

Fastest
09:32AMPortsmouth Harbour7h26 04:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$2841One-way
11:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 07:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$2841One-way
10:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 06:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4881One-way
08:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h30 04:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
1 changes
$4881One-way
09:48AMPortsmouth Harbour7h32 05:20PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$2841One-way

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Train Information to Edinburgh from Portsmouth

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$192 (€155)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles (589 km) long route taking on average 7 h 8 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $192 (€155), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $111 (€90). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Edinburgh from Portsmouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Portsmouth to Edinburgh trains for as little as $111 (€90)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Edinburgh from Portsmouth?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $192 (€155)  for a train ticket between Portsmouth and Edinburgh.
How far is Portsmouth to Edinburgh by train?
The distance to Edinburgh from Portsmouth by train is approximately 365 miles (589 km).
How many hours is the train time to Edinburgh from Portsmouth?
The train time to Edinburgh from Portsmouth is on average 7 h 8 min  for the 365 miles (589 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Portsmouth to Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh depart from? Which Edinburgh train station do I come into from Portsmouth?

There are a few train stations in Portsmouth to start your trip from including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. In Edinburgh you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the departure train station in Portsmouth located? Where is the arrival train station in Edinburgh located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Edinburgh most often arrive at Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service between Portsmouth and Edinburgh?
For the journey from Portsmouth to Edinburgh you can take a train with London North Eastern Railway. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Portsmouth and Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Edinburgh from Portsmouth a day?
The average number of trains departing Portsmouth for Edinburgh is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh? When is the last train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?
You can take the earliest train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh at 7: 28 AM   or take the last train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaving at 10: 15 AM. Look for the latest Portsmouth to Edinburgh train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I purchase the Portsmouth to Edinburgh train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Edinburgh from Portsmouth to cost on average $192 (€155) 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 trip. 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.