Portsmouth to London train

Thu, Jul 25
+ Add return
QR-Code
Scan to get our free app
Use our app to get live travel updates and book mobile tickets for trains, buses, flights, and ferries.
App Store
rate4.9
42K ratings
Google Play
rate4.6
136K reviews

Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
South Western Railway
08:37AM1h55
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:32AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$341One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:33AM2h12
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:45AMLondon Victoria (VIC)
$351One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:07AM2h09
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:16AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$431One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM2h11
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:11AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:03AM2h12
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:15AMLondon Victoria (VIC)
$591One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Portsmouth to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 25
South Western Railway
08:00AM2h11
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:11AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
Southern
08:03AM2h12
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:15AMLondon Victoria (VIC)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:07AM2h09
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:16AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:20AM1h35
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
09:55AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers
Southern
08:33AM2h12
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:45AMLondon Victoria (VIC)
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:37AM1h55
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:32AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
0 transfers

This is the last train of the day.

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets Portsmouth to London by train or bus

Thu
Jul 25
Fri
Jul 26
Sat
Jul 27
Sun
Jul 28
Mon
Jul 29
Tue
Jul 30
Wed
Jul 31
Thu
Aug 01
Fri
Aug 02
Sat
Aug 03
Sun
Aug 04
Mon
Aug 05
Tue
Aug 06
Wed
Aug 07
Thu
Aug 08
Fri
Aug 09
Sat
Aug 10
Sun
Aug 11
Mon
Aug 12
Tue
Aug 13
Wed
Aug 14

Fastest train times from Portsmouth to London

Showing times and prices for Jul 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

104 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Portsmouth for London every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
South Western Railway
08:20AM1h35
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
09:55AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$611One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:37AM1h55
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:32AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$341One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:07AM2h09
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:16AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$431One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:00AM2h11
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:11AMLondon Waterloo (WAT)
$431One-way
0 transfers
Southern
08:03AM2h12
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
10:15AMLondon Victoria (VIC)
$591One-way
0 transfers

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Portsmouth to London

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 32 min
priceAverage train ticket price$32 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway, Southern or Bus

Trains from Portsmouth to London cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 32 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway, Southern or Bus. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $32 (€27), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $7 (€6). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in London Waterloo.

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

South Western Railway, Southern and Bus trains will get you between Portsmouth and London from $7 (€6). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Southern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates a wide range of services, from high-speed intercity trains to local commuter services. Its trains include the InterCity 125, InterCity 225, and Class 444 and 450. It also offers a variety of ticket types, such as Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Southern Rail are London to Brighton, London to Southampton, and London to Portsmouth.

Southern from Portsmouth to London train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 59 min
  • Cheapest Price: $7

Train tickets from Portsmouth to London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 11 €
2 weeks earlier 10 €10%
3 weeks earlier 10 €10%
1 month before 10 €10%
2 months earlier 7 €57.%
3 months earlier 6 €83%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Portsmouth - London. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Portsmouth - London 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 10% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Portsmouth - London with 2 months in advance you save up to about 57% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 83%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Portsmouth to London

FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth to London 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 London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to London can start from as little as $7 (€6) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to London is $32 (€27); 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 Portsmouth to London is 1 h 32 min   to travel the 64 mile (103 km) long trip, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Portsmouth to London leaves at 4: 32 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Portsmouth to London leaves at 9: 24 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Portsmouth to London without having to change trains with South Western Railway or Southern. There are 25 direct trains from Portsmouth to London each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Portsmouth to London, you can count on South Western Railway, Southern or Bus for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to London from Portsmouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 24 PM.

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

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

A day trip to London from Portsmouth is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 32 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Portsmouth to London by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to London from Portsmouth including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and London

Portsmouth
London
Portsmouth Harbour 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 London.
Portsmouth HarbourWifiParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Portsmouth Harbour
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Portsmouth & Southsea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
London Waterloo is the most popular London train station for Omio travelers, but London has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in London for your trip from Portsmouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
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).
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3450774224
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

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

ios-badge
android-badge
Hand With Phone
More routes, destinations and providers
Currency
Language