Portsmouth to Edinburgh train

Thu, 23 May
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Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Lumo
09:047h37
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:41Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1171One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:507h26
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:16Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1391One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:207h04
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
15:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1411One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:507h16
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:06Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1411One-way
3 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:037h19
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
16:22Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1411One-way
2 changes

Train timetablePortsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 23 May
London North Eastern Railway
08:207h04
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
15:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes
Cross Country
08:507h16
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:06Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
3 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:507h26
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:16Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:037h19
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
16:22Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes
Lumo
09:047h37
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:41Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
2 changes

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Train times from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 4 m

Average

7 h 20 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

590 km

To travel from Portsmouth to Edinburgh you need to make at least 2 changes.

Fastest
London North Eastern Railway
08:207h04
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
15:24Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1411One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
08:507h16
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:06Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1411One-way
3 changes
London North Eastern Railway
09:037h19
Portsmouth Harbour (PMH)
16:22Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1411One-way
2 changes
London North Eastern Railway
08:507h26
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:16Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1391One-way
2 changes
Lumo
09:047h37
Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
16:41Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
£1171One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh

distanceDistance365 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£110 (€123)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesEast Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or South Western Railway

Trains from Portsmouth to Edinburgh cover the 365 miles long route taking on average 6 h 59 min with our travel partners like East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £110, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth Harbour and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train providers: East Coast, Lumo and Virgin Trains trains Portsmouth to Edinburgh

For as little as £94 you can travel by train between Portsmouth and Edinburgh with East Coast, Lumo and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

    FAQs: Portsmouth to Edinburgh train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Portsmouth 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
    Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Edinburgh can start from as little as £58 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Portsmouth to Edinburgh is £110; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is on average 6 h 59 min   for the 365 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Portsmouth and Edinburgh by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaves at 04: 32. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh leaves at 19: 33.
    There are 5 trains a day from Portsmouth to Edinburgh which require at least one change with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or South Western Railway. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Take the Portsmouth to Edinburgh train with East Coast, Lumo, Virgin Trains, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Edinburgh from Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can take a night train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh with Caledonian Sleeper. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

    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 Edinburgh, you can end your route in train stations like Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh Gateway and Edinburgh Park.

    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 Edinburgh Waverley, located 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre.

    The cheapest month for a train from Portsmouth to Edinburgh is November.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Portsmouth and Edinburgh including taking a train, flight or coach.

    Important Stations and Airports in Portsmouth and Edinburgh

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    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 Edinburgh.
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