Preston to Portsmouth train

Cheap train tickets from Preston to Portsmouth

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul





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.

Avanti West Coast
08:59Preston7h53 16:52Portsmouth
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Train schedule Preston to Portsmouth

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Avanti West Coast
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Fastest train times from Preston to Portsmouth

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Fastest Journey

7 h 53 m


7 h 53 m

Trains per day



348 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Preston for Portsmouth every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:59Preston7h53 16:52Portsmouth
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Overview: Train from Preston to Portsmouth

distanceDistance215 miles (347 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£111 (€123)
frequencyTrain frequency23 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Preston to Portsmouth cover the 215 miles (347 km) long route taking on average 4 h 57 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 23 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £111, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £68. Travellers depart most frequently from Preston and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Travel Tips: Trains from Preston to Portsmouth

Travel by train to Portsmouth 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 Preston to Portsmouth.
You can find a cheap train from Preston to Portsmouth for some dates and times for as low as £68  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Preston to Portsmouth train to cost on average £111  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Preston to Portsmouth via train to be approximately 215 miles (347 km).
The Preston to Portsmouth train duration is on average 4 h 57 min, which is to be expected when travelling 215 miles (347 km) to Portsmouth from Preston. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Preston and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Portsmouth most often arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea and need to travel around 0.1 miles (80 m) from this train station to the city centre.

For the best Preston to Portsmouth train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Preston and Portsmouth to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Preston for Portsmouth is 23 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Preston at 07: 00. The last train leaves from Preston at 09: 59. Check Omio for the latest train times from Preston to Portsmouth and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase Preston to Portsmouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £111. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Portsmouth from Preston. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Preston is Preston. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Preston for your trip from Preston to Portsmouth.

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