Portsmouth to Cardiff train

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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

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

Great Western Railway
10:273h20
Portsmouth
13:47Cardiff
£281One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
17:273h19
Portsmouth
20:46Cardiff
£681One-way
0 changes

Train timetablePortsmouth to Cardiff

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 26 June
Great Western Railway
10:273h20
Portsmouth
13:47Cardiff
0 changes
Great Western Railway
17:273h19
Portsmouth
20:46Cardiff
0 changes

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Train times from Portsmouth to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

3 h 19 m

Average

3 h 19 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

164 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Portsmouth for Cardiff 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
17:273h19
Portsmouth
20:46Cardiff
£681One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
10:273h20
Portsmouth
13:47Cardiff
£281One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Cardiff

distanceDistance102 miles
durationAverage train duration3 h 14 min
priceAverage train ticket price£57 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesGreat Western Rail

Trains from Portsmouth to Cardiff cover the 102 miles long journey taking on average 3 h 14 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £57. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in Cardiff Central.

FAQs: Portsmouth to Cardiff train

FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth to Cardiff 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 Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Cardiff can start from as little as £28 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to Cardiff is £57; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Portsmouth to Cardiff train time is 3 h 14 min   covering the 102 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Portsmouth to Cardiff leaves at 07: 27. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Portsmouth to Cardiff leaves at 18: 23.
There are 12 trains a day from Portsmouth to Cardiff which require at least one change with Great Western Rail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Portsmouth to Cardiff, you can count on Great Western Rail for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Portsmouth and Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 18: 23.

When departing from Portsmouth, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your route in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.

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

A trip to Cardiff from Portsmouth is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 14 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Portsmouth to Cardiff is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between Portsmouth and Cardiff including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and Cardiff

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Cardiff
Portsmouth Harbour is the most popular Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth for your journey to Cardiff.
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Public transport options for Portsmouth Harbour
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J
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Public transport options for Portsmouth & Southsea
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
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