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Train Information between Liverpool and Portsmouth

distanceDistance197 miles (317 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£97 (€108)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Liverpool to Portsmouth cover the 197 miles (317 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 47 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £97, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £97. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Trains from Liverpool to Portsmouth: Journey Details

Virgin Trains and South West Trains are the main providers of rail journeys between Liverpool and Portsmouth. Leaving Liverpool Lime Street at regular intervals throughout the day, the trains terminate at Portsmouth and Southsea station. There is no direct train from Liverpool to Portsmouth. A minimum of two changes is required, sometimes three. From Liverpool Lime Street, Virgin operate approximately 2 services per hour to London Euston, from early in the morning until late in the evening. From Euston, it is necessary to catch the tube to London Waterloo. South West Trains operate a regular service from London Waterloo to Portsmouth and Southsea.

Where do trains from Liverpool to Portsmouth depart from and arrive at?

Taking the train from Liverpool to Portsmouth requires catching a service from Liverpool Lime Street to London Euston initially. Managed by Network Rail, Lime Street is the main rail station servicing the city of Liverpool. The station is conveniently located in the centre of the city and is an approximate four-minute walk from Liverpool's main bus station on Roe Street. There are also two taxi ranks situated right outside the station.

All trains from Liverpool to Portsmouth arrive at Southsea, the main train station servicing the centre of the city. Located on Commercial Road, the station is an approximate four-minute walk from the city centre. There is a taxi rank situated directly outside and the station is also serviced by a number of local bus routes.

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Trains from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Portsmouth.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Liverpool to Portsmouth cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Liverpool to Portsmouth for as little as £97  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Liverpool and Portsmouth?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Liverpool to Portsmouth train to cost on average £97  one way.
What is the distance to Portsmouth from Liverpool via train?
You should expect to travel around 197 miles (317 km)  to Portsmouth from Liverpool by train.
How long is the train between Liverpool and Portsmouth?
While the time it takes to travel 197 miles (317 km) between Liverpool and Portsmouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to Portsmouth is on average 4 h 47 min.
Which train station in Liverpool goes to Portsmouth? Which train station do I come into Portsmouth from Liverpool?

Some of the Liverpool train stations to Portsmouth you can start your journey from include Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Portsmouth include Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street   and arriving in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Where is the train station in Liverpool? Where is the train station in Portsmouth?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Portsmouth & Southsea, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Liverpool to Portsmouth?
If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to Portsmouth, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Portsmouth. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Liverpool to Portsmouth route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What are the first and last departure train times from Liverpool to Portsmouth?
The first train from Liverpool to Portsmouth leaves at 07: 38   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 47. Omio shows you the latest train from Liverpool to Portsmouth timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How early should I purchase Liverpool to Portsmouth train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book Liverpool to Portsmouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £97. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Portsmouth from Liverpool. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
Portsmouth
James Street
Amenities
Liverpool Central
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WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Liverpool Lime Street
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