Exeter to Portsmouth train

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Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 22 Jun

Cheapest

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

South Western Railway
07:203h26
Exeter
10:46Portsmouth
£251One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:303h16
Exeter
12:46Portsmouth
£751One-way
0 changes

Train timetableExeter to Portsmouth

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 22 June
South Western Railway
07:203h26
Exeter
10:46Portsmouth
0 changes
Great Western Railway
09:303h16
Exeter
12:46Portsmouth
0 changes

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Train times from Exeter to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 22 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 16 m

Average

3 h 21 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

172 km

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

Great Western Railway
09:303h16
Exeter
12:46Portsmouth
£751One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
07:203h26
Exeter
10:46Portsmouth
£251One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Exeter to Portsmouth

distanceDistance106 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersSouth Western Railway or Great Western Rail

Trains from Exeter to Portsmouth cover the 106 miles long trip taking on average 3 h 16 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £15, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Exeter St Davids and arrive in Portsmouth Harbour.

Train providers: South Western Railway and Great Western Rail trains Exeter to Portsmouth

You can travel by train from Exeter to Portsmouth with South Western Railway and Great Western Rail for as low as £15. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

South Western Railway from Exeter to Portsmouth train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 21 min
  • Cheapest Price: £15
  • South Western Railway frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Exeter to Portsmouth train

FAQs: Travel by train from Exeter 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 Exeter to Portsmouth.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Exeter to Portsmouth can start from as little as £15 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Exeter to Portsmouth is £37; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Exeter to Portsmouth is on average 3 h 16 min   for the 106 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to Portsmouth from Exeter by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Exeter to Portsmouth leaves at 04: 57. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Exeter to Portsmouth leaves at 13: 19.
There are 10 trains a day from Exeter to Portsmouth which require at least one change with South Western Railway or Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Exeter to Portsmouth train with South Western Railway or Great Western Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Portsmouth from Exeter as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Exeter, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Exeter St Davids, Exeter Central and Exeter St Thomas. When arriving in Portsmouth, you can end your route in train stations like Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Exeter St Davids, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Portsmouth Harbour, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Portsmouth from Exeter is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 16 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Exeter to Portsmouth by train is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Portsmouth from Exeter including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Exeter and Portsmouth

Exeter
Portsmouth
Exeter St Davids is the most popular Exeter 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 Exeter for your journey to Portsmouth.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Exeter St Davids
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Front of the station
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3451652030
Public transport options for Exeter Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus stop at the front of the station on Queens Street
Exeter St ThomasWifiParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Exeter St Thomas
Location for Rail Replacement Services: To Exeter St Davids: Cowick Street bus stop by shopping precint. To Newton Abbot: Cowick Street bus stop outside the station

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