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.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 59 m
7 h 7 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||365 miles (589 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||£132 (€150)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||London 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.
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.
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