Portsmouth to Southampton train

Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Dec 02

Cheapest

15

Average

15

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

Great Western Railway
08:27AMPortsmouth0h41 09:08AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
Southern
04:05AMPortsmouth0h55 05:00AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
Great Western Railway
05:05AMPortsmouth0h40 05:45AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
South Western Railway
08:38AMPortsmouth1h00 09:38AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
Great Western Railway
07:27AMPortsmouth0h40 08:07AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way

Train schedule from Portsmouth to Southampton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 2
Southern
04:05AMPortsmouth0h55 05:00AMSouthampton
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
05:05AMPortsmouth0h40 05:45AMSouthampton
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
07:27AMPortsmouth0h40 08:07AMSouthampton
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
08:27AMPortsmouth0h41 09:08AMSouthampton
0 transfers
South Western Railway
08:38AMPortsmouth1h00 09:38AMSouthampton
0 transfers

Find all the dates and times for this journey

Compare prices and tickets by train, bus or flight

Fri
Dec 02
Sat
Dec 03
Sun
Dec 04
Mon
Dec 05
Tue
Dec 06
Wed
Dec 07
Thu
Dec 08

Fastest train times from Portsmouth to Southampton

Showing times and prices for Dec 02

Fastest Journey

40 m

Average

47 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

25 km

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

Great Western Railway
05:05AMPortsmouth0h40 05:45AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
Great Western Railway
07:27AMPortsmouth0h40 08:07AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
Great Western Railway
08:27AMPortsmouth0h41 09:08AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
Southern
04:05AMPortsmouth0h55 05:00AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way
South Western Railway
08:38AMPortsmouth1h00 09:38AMSouthampton
0 transfers
151One-way

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 Southampton

distanceDistance15 miles (24 km)
durationAverage train duration40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency44 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 30 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouthern, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service

Trains from Portsmouth to Southampton cover the 15 miles (24 km) long journey taking on average 40 min with our travel partners like Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 44 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $12 (€11), but the average price of train tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train companies: Great Western Rail, Southern and South Western Railway from Portsmouth to Southampton trains

Buy your official Great Western Rail, Southern and South Western Railway train tickets to Southampton from Portsmouth from $12 (€11) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

Great Western Rail
South Western Railway
Southern

Are you making plans to travel between Portsmouth and Southampton? 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 Portsmouth to Southampton trains all in one place. On the Great Western Rail train, you can expect to travel 15 miles (24 km) from Portsmouth to Southampton. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Portsmouth to Southampton, 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 between Portsmouth and Southampton, 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!

Great Western Rail from Portsmouth to Southampton train information:

  • Average Duration: 41 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 14 a day

Book your South Western Railway Portsmouth to Southampton train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check South Western Railway up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Portsmouth to Southampton routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable South Western Railway train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Portsmouth and Southampton is 15 miles (24 km), and the best price for a one-way Portsmouth - Southampton South Western Railway train ticket starts at $12 (€11) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your South Western Railway ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with South Western Railway!

Omio helps you find the perfect Portsmouth - Southampton train with Southern. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train from Portsmouth to Southampton, Omio shows you Southern current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Portsmouth to Southampton route. You can expect to travel around 15 miles (24 km) between Portsmouth and Southampton on a train with Southern. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Southern tickets from Portsmouth to Southampton starting as low as $16 (€15) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Southern!

Travel Tips: Trains from Portsmouth to Southampton

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Southampton 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 Southampton.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Portsmouth to Southampton for the next 7 days starting from $12 (€11)  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Portsmouth to Southampton train to cost on average $16 (€14)  one way.
The train distance from Portsmouth to Southampton is around 15 miles (24 km).
While the time it takes to travel 15 miles (24 km) to Southampton from Portsmouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Portsmouth to Southampton train journey time is on average 40 min.

There are a few train stations in Portsmouth to start your route from including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. In Southampton you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton, Town Quay.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and travel around 0.1 miles (80 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Southampton Central and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Southampton.

When taking a train from Portsmouth to Southampton, you can count on Southern, South Western Railway, Great Western Railway or First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Southampton. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Portsmouth to Southampton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 44 trains a day from Portsmouth to Southampton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Portsmouth to Southampton at 5: 05 AM. The last train from Portsmouth to Southampton that you can take departs at 10: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Portsmouth to Southampton schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you purchase the Portsmouth to Southampton train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $16 (€14). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Southampton from Portsmouth. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and Southampton

Portsmouth
Southampton
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 Southampton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Portsmouth Harbour
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J

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
Currency
Language