Portsmouth to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£80

Average

£173

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.

London North Eastern Railway
07:37Portsmouth7h20 14:57Edinburgh
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£801One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:22Portsmouth7h58 16:20Edinburgh
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£1091One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:52Portsmouth7h28 16:20Edinburgh
0 changes
£2091One-way
Lumo
08:14Portsmouth7h23 15:37Edinburgh
0 changes
£2131One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:37Portsmouth7h31 17:08Edinburgh
0 changes
£2141One-way

Train schedule Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 26 June
London North Eastern Railway
07:37Portsmouth7h20 14:57Edinburgh
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Cross Country
08:05Portsmouth7h53 15:58Edinburgh
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Lumo
08:14Portsmouth7h23 15:37Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:22Portsmouth7h58 16:20Edinburgh
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London North Eastern Railway
08:52Portsmouth7h28 16:20Edinburgh
0 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:37Portsmouth7h31 17:08Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

7 h 20 m

Average

7 h 35 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

590 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Portsmouth for Edinburgh every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

London North Eastern Railway
07:37Portsmouth7h20 14:57Edinburgh
0 changes
£801One-way
Lumo
08:14Portsmouth7h23 15:37Edinburgh
0 changes
£2131One-way
London North Eastern Railway
08:52Portsmouth7h28 16:20Edinburgh
0 changes
£2091One-way
London North Eastern Railway
09:37Portsmouth7h31 17:08Edinburgh
0 changes
£2141One-way
Cross Country
08:05Portsmouth7h53 15:58Edinburgh
0 changes
£2151One-way

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price£76 (€84)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesLondon North Eastern Railway or Lumo

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 or Lumo. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £63, but the average price of train tickets is £76. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: South Western Railway trains Portsmouth to Edinburgh

For as little as £63 you can travel by train between Portsmouth and Edinburgh with South Western Railway. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

South Western Railway

Save time and money by searching for and booking your South Western Railway train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest South Western Railway train to Edinburgh from Portsmouth, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current South Western Railway train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 365 miles (589 km) trip between Portsmouth and Edinburgh 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 Portsmouth to Edinburgh, you can check straight away if the South Western Railway 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 South Western Railway Portsmouth to Edinburgh train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

    Travel Tips: Trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

    Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh.
    FAQs
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Portsmouth and Edinburgh for as little as £63  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Portsmouth to Edinburgh train price to come in at an average of £76  one way.
    The Portsmouth to Edinburgh train distance is approximately 365 miles (589 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 365 miles (589 km) from Portsmouth to Edinburgh can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is on average 7 h 7 min.

    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 Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

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

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Portsmouth & Southsea, located approximately 0.1 miles (80 m) from the city centre of Portsmouth. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city centre.

    If you're looking for trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway or Lumo to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Portsmouth to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Portsmouth for Edinburgh is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train departing from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaves at 06: 50. The last train departing from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaves at 16: 24. You can find the latest Portsmouth to Edinburgh train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Portsmouth and Edinburgh within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £76 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Portsmouth to Edinburgh a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Portsmouth
    Edinburgh
    Portsmouth & Southsea 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 Edinburgh.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Portsmouth & Southsea
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transport options for Portsmouth Harbour
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Hard Interchange Stands G, H or J

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