The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Portsmouth to London will cost around £ 36 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 21.
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Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Portsmouth for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 104 km distance in an average of 1h 52m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 36m .
The slowest train will take 2h 9m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
2 hours 2 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£20|
|Trains depart from:||Portsmouth|
|Trains arrive in:||London|
|Train Companies:||Southern, South Western Railway|
Getting to the capital from the south coast is simple with over 84 trains from Portsmouth to London to choose from on most days. The first direct train leaves at 4.23 a.m. and the last at 11.24 p.m. An average journey takes 1 hour 45 minutes and trains depart at approximately 15-20 minute intervals. The main service provider is SouthWest Trains.
Departure Station: Portsmouth & Southsea Railway Station is the main point of departure for trains from Portsmouth to London. The station is in the centre of the city near Commercial Road shopping centre and it is a five-minute walk from local bus routes. Taxis can be found at the station entrance.
Arrival Station:Trains from Portsmouth to London terminate at Waterloo Station. The station is 10 minutes by tube (Jubilee and Northern Line) from Oxford Street and the West End and 11 minutes from Bank and the City. There is a taxi rank outside the main entrance and it's just a 2-minute walk to the closest bus stops.