Edinburgh to Portsmouth train

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Cheapest

£101

Average

£101

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
08:30Edinburgh6h59 15:29Portsmouth
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£1011One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh7h15 14:45Portsmouth
0 changes
£1011One-way

Train schedule Edinburgh to Portsmouth

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London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh7h15 14:45Portsmouth
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London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh6h59 15:29Portsmouth
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Fastest train times from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 19 May

Fastest Journey

6 h 59 m

Average

7 h 7 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

590 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Edinburgh for Portsmouth every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:30Edinburgh6h59 15:29Portsmouth
0 changes
£1011One-way
London North Eastern Railway
07:30Edinburgh7h15 14:45Portsmouth
0 changes
£1011One-way

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£132 (€150)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Edinburgh to Portsmouth cover the 365 miles (589 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £132, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £69. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Travel Tips: Trains from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Portsmouth.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Edinburgh and Portsmouth for as little as £69  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Portsmouth from Edinburgh is £132  one way.
The Edinburgh to Portsmouth train distance is approximately 365 miles (589 km).
On average the train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth duration is 6 h 50 min  for the 365 miles (589 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Edinburgh, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. 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 Edinburgh Waverley   to Portsmouth & Southsea.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Edinburgh Waverley and need to travel around 0.4 miles (659 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Portsmouth most often arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel around 0.1 miles (80 m) from this train station to the city centre.

For the best Edinburgh to Portsmouth train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Edinburgh and Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Edinburgh for Portsmouth is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Edinburgh to Portsmouth train departs at 04: 40   and the last train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth leaves at 16: 30. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Portsmouth train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you buy Edinburgh to Portsmouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £132. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Portsmouth from Edinburgh. 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 for this Journey

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Portsmouth
Edinburgh Waverley is the most popular Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh for your journey to Portsmouth.
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ParkingParking
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+44 3457114141
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Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transport options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express

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