London to Portsmouth train

Cheap train tickets from London to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Cheapest

£19

Average

£29

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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08:08London Waterloo2h03 10:11Portsmouth & Southsea
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£191One-way
08:30London Waterloo1h33 10:03Portsmouth & Southsea
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£211One-way
08:00London Waterloo1h31 09:31Portsmouth & Southsea
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£211One-way
08:45London Waterloo2h00 10:45Portsmouth & Southsea
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£211One-way
08:54London Victoria2h08 11:02Portsmouth & Southsea
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£421One-way

Train schedule London to Portsmouth

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08:00London Waterloo1h31 09:31Portsmouth & Southsea
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08:08London Waterloo2h03 10:11Portsmouth & Southsea
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08:30London Waterloo1h33 10:03Portsmouth & Southsea
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08:45London Waterloo2h00 10:45Portsmouth & Southsea
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08:54London Victoria2h08 11:02Portsmouth & Southsea
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08:54London Victoria2h03 10:57Portsmouth & Southsea
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Fastest train times from London to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 09 Aug

Fastest Journey

1 h 31 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

104 km

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.

Fastest
08:00London Waterloo1h31 09:31Portsmouth & Southsea
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£211One-way
08:30London Waterloo1h33 10:03Portsmouth & Southsea
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£211One-way
08:45London Waterloo2h00 10:45Portsmouth & Southsea
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£211One-way
08:08London Waterloo2h03 10:11Portsmouth & Southsea
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£191One-way
08:54London Victoria2h03 10:57Portsmouth & Southsea
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£501One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Portsmouth

distanceDistance64 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency80 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 74 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThameslink, 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.

Train providers: Thameslink, South Western Railway and Southern trains London to Portsmouth

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.

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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!

    Trains from London to Portsmouth: Journey Details

    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.

    Which train companies go from London to Portsmouth?

    Trains from London to Portsmouth are operated by South West Trains and Southern.

    How long is the train from London to Portsmouth.

    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

    When is the best time to book a train from London to Portsmouth?

    The cheapest tickets can be found when booking anywhere between 1-5 weeks ahead of the departure date.

    When are the first and last trains of the day from London to Portsmouth?

    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.

    Where do trains from London to Portsmouth arrive and depart from?

    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.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Portsmouth.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Portsmouth from London to cost as little as £10  in the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between London and Portsmouth is £18  one way.
    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Portsmouth via train to be approximately 64 miles.
    The train time to Portsmouth from London is on average 1 h 56 min  for the 64 miles long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and Portsmouth by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

    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.

    Take the London to Portsmouth train with Thameslink, Southern or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Portsmouth from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 74 direct trains per day from London to Portsmouth. You can look to travel with South Western Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    The average number of trains departing London for Portsmouth is 80 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from London at 04: 54. The last train leaves from London at 22: 32. Check Omio for the latest train times from London to Portsmouth and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you book London to Portsmouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £18. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from London to Portsmouth. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Portsmouth
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Portsmouth.
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    +44 3450774224
    Public transport options for London Victoria
    Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
    Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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    +44 3457114141
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
    Metro: N/A
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
    Metro: Tube Lines.
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139
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    Public transport options for London Waterloo
    Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
    Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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    Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
    Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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    Public transport options for London Bridge
    Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
    Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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    Public transport options for Heathrow Airport T123
    Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
    Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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    Public transport options for London Marylebone
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
    Metro: Bakerloo Line.

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