The cheapest trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Cheapest

£100

Average

£109

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.

The average ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh will cost around £ 109 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 100.

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08:45Portsmouth Harbour7h30 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
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£1001One-way
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09:45Portsmouth Harbour7h29 17:14Edinburgh Waverley
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£1001One-way
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10:15Portsmouth & Southsea7h08 17:23Edinburgh Waverley
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£1001One-way
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09:15Portsmouth & Southsea7h07 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
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£1001One-way
08:15Portsmouth Harbour7h07 15:22Edinburgh Waverley
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£1441One-way

Timetable Portsmouth to Edinburgh

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08:15Portsmouth Harbour7h07 15:22Edinburgh Waverley
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08:45Portsmouth Harbour7h30 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
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09:15Portsmouth & Southsea7h07 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
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09:45Portsmouth Harbour7h29 17:14Edinburgh Waverley
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10:15Portsmouth & Southsea7h08 17:23Edinburgh Waverley
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Mon
27 Sep
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£31National Express
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Tue
28 Sep
£99London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£54easyJet
Wed
29 Sep
£73London North Eastern Railway
£24National Express
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Thu
30 Sep
£99London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£54easyJet
Fri
1 Oct
£99London North Eastern Railway
£29National Express
£65easyJet
Sat
2 Oct
£99London North Eastern Railway
£23National Express
£58easyJet
Sun
3 Oct
£100London North Eastern Railway
£31National Express
£55easyJet

The fastest trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 28 Sep

Fastest Journey

7 h 7 m

Average

7 h 16 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

590 km

It's difficult to get from Portsmouth to Edinburgh without changing at least once.

Fastest
08:15Portsmouth Harbour7h07 15:22Edinburgh Waverley
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£1441One-way
Fastest
09:15Portsmouth & Southsea7h07 16:22Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1001One-way
10:15Portsmouth & Southsea7h08 17:23Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1001One-way
09:45Portsmouth Harbour7h29 17:14Edinburgh Waverley
1 changes
£1001One-way
08:45Portsmouth Harbour7h30 16:15Edinburgh Waverley
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£1001One-way

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Train Information from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£96 (€107)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles (589 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 7 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £73, but the average price of train tickets is £96. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Edinburgh from Portsmouth cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Edinburgh from Portsmouth to cost as little as £73  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cost on average?
The Portsmouth to Edinburgh train ticket price is on average £96  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
What is the distance by train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?
You should expect to travel around 365 miles (589 km)  from Portsmouth to Edinburgh by train.
How long is the train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?
On average the train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh duration is 7 h 7 min  for the 365 miles (589 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Portsmouth goes to Edinburgh? Which train station do I come into Edinburgh from Portsmouth?

When taking a train from Portsmouth, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. When you arrive in Edinburgh, your train can arrive in train stations including Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Haymarket and Edinburgh Gateway.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Portsmouth & Southsea   to Edinburgh Waverley.

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

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

Which train providers should I travel with from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?
Take the Portsmouth to Edinburgh train with London North Eastern Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Portsmouth and Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there to Edinburgh from Portsmouth a day?
The average number of trains departing Portsmouth for Edinburgh is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh? What time is the last train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh?
If you prefer early morning trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, the first train leaves at 08: 01. If you prefer late night trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, the last train of the day leaves at 09: 15. Omio shows you the latest train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is on average £96 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Edinburgh from Portsmouth available a few months in advance.