Edinburgh to Portsmouth train

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Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Cheapest

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

Lumo
06:237h20
Edinburgh
13:43Portsmouth
£851One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:307h13
Edinburgh
15:43Portsmouth
£1081One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:007h29
Edinburgh
16:29Portsmouth
£1231One-way
0 changes

Train timetableEdinburgh to Portsmouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 April
Lumo
06:237h20
Edinburgh
13:43Portsmouth
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:307h13
Edinburgh
15:43Portsmouth
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:007h29
Edinburgh
16:29Portsmouth
0 changes

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Train times from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Fastest Journey

7 h 13 m

Average

7 h 20 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

590 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Edinburgh for Portsmouth every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
08:307h13
Edinburgh
15:43Portsmouth
£1081One-way
0 changes
Lumo
06:237h20
Edinburgh
13:43Portsmouth
£851One-way
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:007h29
Edinburgh
16:29Portsmouth
£1231One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

distanceDistance365 miles
durationAverage train duration7 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£113 (€125)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersEast Coast or Lumo

Trains from Edinburgh to Portsmouth cover the 365 miles long trip taking on average 7 h 3 min with our travel partners like East Coast or Lumo. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £56, but the average price of train tickets is £113. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Portsmouth Harbour.

FAQs: Edinburgh to Portsmouth train

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Portsmouth can start from as little as £56 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Portsmouth is £113; 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 Edinburgh to Portsmouth is 7 h 3 min   to travel the 365 mile long journey, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth leaves at 05: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth leaves at 19: 36.
There are 10 trains a day from Edinburgh to Portsmouth which require at least one change with East Coast or Lumo. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Edinburgh to Portsmouth train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Coast or Lumo. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Edinburgh and Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 36.

When departing from Edinburgh, you have various train station options to start your route from including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park. When arriving in Portsmouth, you can end your journey in train stations like Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Portsmouth Harbour, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Edinburgh to Portsmouth is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Edinburgh and Portsmouth including taking a train, flight or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Portsmouth

Edinburgh
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
Edinburgh GatewayWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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