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Train Information to Bournemouth from Portsmouth

distanceDistance35 miles (56 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 44 min
priceAverage train ticket price£11 (€12)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway or Great Western Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Bournemouth cover the 35 miles (56 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 44 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Great Western Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £11. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Bournemouth.

Travel Tips

Trains from Portsmouth to Bournemouth
Travel by train to Bournemouth 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 Portsmouth to Bournemouth.
How much do cheap train tickets between Portsmouth and Bournemouth cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Bournemouth from Portsmouth for as low as £8  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Portsmouth to Bournemouth on average?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Portsmouth to Bournemouth train price to come in at an average of £11  one way.
What is the distance between Portsmouth and Bournemouth by train?
The distance to Bournemouth from Portsmouth by train is approximately 35 miles (56 km).
What is the average Portsmouth to Bournemouth train duration?
The Portsmouth to Bournemouth train duration is on average 1 h 44 min, which is to be expected when travelling 35 miles (56 km) to Bournemouth from Portsmouth. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Portsmouth to Bournemouth, which train station in Portsmouth do I depart from and which train station in Bournemouth do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in Bournemouth.

Where do I find the Portsmouth train station to Bournemouth? Where is the Bournemouth train station?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bournemouth most often arrive at Bournemouth and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Portsmouth to Bournemouth?
If you're looking for trains from Portsmouth to Bournemouth, you can rely on South Western Railway or Great Western Railway to get you to Bournemouth. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Portsmouth to Bournemouth route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Bournemouth from Portsmouth?
The average number of trains departing Portsmouth for Bournemouth is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Portsmouth to Bournemouth?
You can take the first train from Portsmouth to Bournemouth at 07: 38   or take the last train from Portsmouth to Bournemouth leaving at 09: 38. Look for the latest Portsmouth Bournemouth train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I book Portsmouth Bournemouth train tickets to score the best deals?
If you buy Portsmouth to Bournemouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £11. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Bournemouth from Portsmouth. 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.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Portsmouth is Portsmouth & Southsea. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Portsmouth & Southsea for your trip between Portsmouth and Bournemouth.