The cheapest trains from Portsmouth to London

Showing times and prices for 30 Jul

Cheapest

£13

Average

£18

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 London will cost around £ 18 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 13.

Cheapest
08:14Portsmouth & Southsea2h00 10:14London Victoria
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£131One-way
Cheapest
15:15Portsmouth & Southsea1h59 17:14London Victoria
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£131One-way
14:59Portsmouth Harbour2h09 17:08London Waterloo
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£161One-way
15:24Portsmouth & Southsea1h53 17:17London Waterloo
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£161One-way
07:54Portsmouth Harbour2h15 10:09London Waterloo
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£161One-way

Timetable Portsmouth to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 30 Jul
07:54Portsmouth Harbour2h15 10:09London Waterloo
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08:14Portsmouth & Southsea2h00 10:14London Victoria
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08:15Portsmouth Harbour1h40 09:55London Waterloo
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08:19Portsmouth Harbour1h57 10:16London Waterloo
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08:45Portsmouth Harbour1h46 10:31London Waterloo
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14:59Portsmouth Harbour2h09 17:08London Waterloo
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15:15Portsmouth Harbour1h46 17:01London Waterloo
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15:15Portsmouth & Southsea1h59 17:14London Victoria
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15:24Portsmouth & Southsea1h53 17:17London Waterloo
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15:29Portsmouth Harbour2h00 17:29London Waterloo
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Thu
29 Jul
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£7National Express
Fri
30 Jul
£13Southern
£17National Express
Sat
31 Jul
£14South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
1 Aug
£14South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
2 Aug
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£7National Express
Tue
3 Aug
£13South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
4 Aug
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£7National Express
Thu
5 Aug
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£7National Express
Fri
6 Aug
£12South Western Railway
£9National Express
Sat
7 Aug
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
8 Aug
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
9 Aug
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Tue
10 Aug
£10Southern
£7National Express
Wed
11 Aug
£12South Western Railway
£7National Express
Thu
12 Aug
£9Southern
£7National Express
Fri
13 Aug
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sat
14 Aug
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Sun
15 Aug
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Mon
16 Aug
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Tue
17 Aug
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express
Wed
18 Aug
£10South Western Railway
£7National Express

The fastest trains from Portsmouth to London

Showing times and prices for 30 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

1 h 56 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

104 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Portsmouth for London every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 104 km distance in an average of 1 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 15 m 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.

Fastest
08:15Portsmouth Harbour1h40 09:55London Waterloo
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£161One-way
08:45Portsmouth Harbour1h46 10:31London Waterloo
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£161One-way
15:15Portsmouth Harbour1h46 17:01London Waterloo
0 changes
£161One-way
15:24Portsmouth & Southsea1h53 17:17London Waterloo
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£161One-way
08:19Portsmouth Harbour1h57 10:16London Waterloo
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£161One-way

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Train Information between Portsmouth and London

distanceDistance64 miles (103 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€16)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesSouth Western Railway or Southern

Trains from Portsmouth to London cover the 64 miles (103 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 37 min with our travel partners like South Western Railway or Southern. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £15, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Portsmouth to London

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.

What is the departure and arrival stationfor trains from Portsmouth to London?

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.

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Trains from Portsmouth to London
Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Portsmouth and London?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Portsmouth to London for as little as £12  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Portsmouth to London on average?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Portsmouth to London train prices are on average £15  one way.
What is the distance by train from Portsmouth to London?
The Portsmouth to London train distance is approximately 64 miles (103 km).
How long does it take from Portsmouth to London by train?
While the time it takes to travel 64 miles (103 km) to London from Portsmouth can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Portsmouth to London is on average 1 h 37 min.
Which train station from Portsmouth to London do I depart from? Which London train station from Portsmouth do I arrive in?

When taking the train to London from Portsmouth, you can choose to depart from train stations like Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour. Your trip can end in train stations such as London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Portsmouth & Southsea   and arrive in London Victoria.

Where is the departure train station in Portsmouth located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city centre in London.

Which train providers can take me to London from Portsmouth?
When taking a train from Portsmouth to London, you can count on South Western Railway or Southern for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Portsmouth to London and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
When is the earliest train from Portsmouth to London? When is the last train from Portsmouth to London?
The first Portsmouth to London train departs at 06: 54   and the last train from Portsmouth to London leaves at 08: 32. Check out the most up-to-date Portsmouth to London train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Portsmouth to London to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Portsmouth to London is on average £15 if you purchase 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Portsmouth and London available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Portsmouth
London
Portsmouth & Southsea
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