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.
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1 h 53 m
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Of the 6 trains that leave London for Portsmouth every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||1 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||£18 (€21)|
|Train frequency||80 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 74 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Thameslink, Southern or South Western Railway|
Trains from London to Portsmouth cover the 64 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Thameslink, Southern or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 80 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £18, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £10. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
For as little as £10 you can travel by train between London and Portsmouth with Thameslink, South Western Railway and Southern. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.
Save time and money by searching for and booking your Thameslink train from London to Portsmouth online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Thameslink train to Portsmouth from London, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Thameslink train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 64 miles (103 km) route between London and Portsmouth as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains from London to Portsmouth, you can check straight away if the Thameslink ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Thameslink London to Portsmouth train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!
Southern is one of the best options when travelling by train to Portsmouth from London. Omio quickly shows you current Southern train timetables for the London - Portsmouth trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between London and Portsmouth is around 64 miles (103 km) and the cheapest Southern one-way ticket you can book starts at £10. As you check the latest London to Portsmouth train timetable from Southern for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Portsmouth safely. If you search for Southern tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Southern ticket from London to Portsmouth so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
Find the perfect South Western Railway train to Portsmouth from London for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest South Western Railway train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between London and Portsmouth. You can also check relevant travel information for the South Western Railway train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap South Western Railway train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 64 miles (103 km) on this journey and your South Western Railway London to Portsmouth train ticket can cost as little as £16 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for South Western Railway tickets between London and Portsmouth in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official South Western Railway train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
A large number of direct trains leave London every day bound for Portsmouth. Departures begin in the early hours of the morning, and a number of trains leave every hour until late into the night. The journey usually takes under 2 hours, and passengers can choose from a number of departure points in the capital throughout the day.
Direct trains from London to Portsmouth usually take between 1 hour 28 minutes and 1 hour 56 minutes. lthough in some cases the journey can take around 2 hours 20 minutes. South West Trains services tend to be slightly faster than Southern trains
The cheapest tickets can be found when booking anywhere between 1-5 weeks ahead of the departure date.
The first direct train of the day from London to Portsmouth departs Vauxhall station at 5:04 a.m and arrives in Portsmouth at 7:16 a.m. However for those looking to leave earlier, there is a Thameslink train which leaves London Blackfriars station at 4:05 a.m and arrives in Portsmouth at 7:08 a.m. This service involves a short transfer at in Brighton.
The final direct departure of the day leaves London Waterloo at 22:30 p.m and reaches its destination at 00:02 a.m. It should be noted however that there are still a few services departing later than this which require a transfer at Fratton station. The final train from London to Portsmouth with a transfer departs London Waterloo at 23:45 p.m and reaches Portsmouth at 1:44 a.m.
Most South West Trains services from London to Portsmouth depart from London Waterloo station. Waterloo station is the U.K’s largest train station, and is located in central London within walking distance of major tourist attractions such as Big Ben, the London Eye and South Bank. The station has a number of eateries, as well as coin lockers for baggage and a 24 hour tourist information service. As a major transport hub, the station is serviced by a number of lines on the London Underground, bus stops and has a taxi rank outside exit number 3.
Southern trains to Portsmouth depart from London Victoria station, which is situated close to Buckingham Palace and St. James’ Park. The station has bag storage facilities, a number of food and shopping options and a visitor information centre. Access to the station is simple, as it has three underground lines, a taxi rank and a bus station. It’s also the most convenient way to access the city from Gatwick Airport, with the Gatwick Express train terminating at this station.
There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Portsmouth you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) 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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