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Train Information between Cambridge and Portsmouth

distanceDistance109 miles (176 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£24 (€27)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway

Trains from Cambridge to Portsmouth cover the 109 miles (176 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 54 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £24, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £24. Travellers depart most frequently from Cambridge and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cambridge to Portsmouth
Travel by train 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 Cambridge to Portsmouth.
How much do cheap trains between Cambridge and Portsmouth cost?
You can find a cheap train from Cambridge to Portsmouth for some dates and times for as low as £24  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Cambridge to Portsmouth?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cambridge to Portsmouth train prices are on average £24  one way.
What is the distance to Portsmouth from Cambridge via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Portsmouth from Cambridge via train to be approximately 109 miles (176 km).
How long is the train between Cambridge and Portsmouth?
On average the Cambridge to Portsmouth train time is 3 h 54 min  covering the 109 miles (176 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Cambridge to Portsmouth train leave from? Which Portsmouth train station do I come into from Cambridge?

When taking a train from Cambridge, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cambridge and Cambridge North. When you arrive in Portsmouth, your train can arrive in train stations including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Cambridge   to Portsmouth & Southsea.

Where do I find the Cambridge train station to Portsmouth? Where is the Portsmouth train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Cambridge, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cambridge.

The most popular arrival train station, Portsmouth & Southsea, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Portsmouth.

Which train companies should I travel with from Cambridge to Portsmouth?
For the best Cambridge to Portsmouth train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cambridge to Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there between Cambridge and Portsmouth a day?
The average number of trains departing Cambridge for Portsmouth is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Cambridge to Portsmouth? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Cambridge to Portsmouth at 07: 24   or take the last train from Cambridge to Portsmouth leaving at 07: 50. Look for the latest Cambridge Portsmouth train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Cambridge to Portsmouth to get the best deals?
You can find a train between Cambridge and Portsmouth to cost on average £24 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 Cambridge to Portsmouth train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cambridge is the most popular Cambridge railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cambridge for your journey to Portsmouth.