Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) train

Tue, 18 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)

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Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Great Western Railway
12:050h42
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:47Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
£71One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
20:440h56
Southampton Central (SOU)
21:40Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
£111One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
Great Western Railway
12:050h42
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:47Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
0 changes
South Western Railway
20:440h56
Southampton Central (SOU)
21:40Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

42 m

Average

49 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

26 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Southampton Central (SOU) for Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Great Western Railway
12:050h42
Southampton Central (SOU)
12:47Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
£71One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
20:440h56
Southampton Central (SOU)
21:40Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)
£111One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)

distanceDistance16 miles
durationAverage train duration41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£12 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersGreat Western Rail, South Western Railway, Southern or Bus

Trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) cover the 16 miles long trip taking on average 41 min with our travel partners like Great Western Rail, South Western Railway, Southern or Bus. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £7, but the average price of train tickets is £12. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Train providers: Great Western Rail, South Western Railway and Southern trains Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS)

You can travel by train to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) from Southampton Central (SOU) with Great Western Rail, South Western Railway and Southern for as low as £25. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

South Western Railway is a train operating company in the United Kingdom, providing services in the south and south-west of England. It operates a variety of train types, including high-speed trains, local stopping services, and suburban commuter trains. It also offers a range of ticket types, including Advance, Off-Peak, and Super Off-Peak tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for South Western Railway include London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour, London Waterloo to Weymouth, and London Waterloo to Bournemouth.

Train information from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) with South Western Railway:

  • Average Duration: 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: £30
  • South Western Railway frequency: 8 a day

FAQs: Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) 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 Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) can start from as little as £7 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) is £12; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) train travel time is 41 min   for the 16 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) leaves at 07: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) leaves at 23: 33.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) without having to change trains with South Western Railway. There are 17 direct trains from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) train with Great Western Rail, South Western Railway, Southern or Bus. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) from Southampton Central (SOU) as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 33.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Portsmouth & Southsea, located 0.1 miles (80 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) from Southampton Central (SOU) is worth doing with a journey time of 41 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton Central (SOU) to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) is May.
You have options as you can travel to Portsmouth & Southsea (PMS) from Southampton Central (SOU) 2 different ways: train or coach.

Trains departing from Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

Trains arriving to Portsmouth & Southsea

Distance from Portsmouth & Southsea to city center
Distance from Portsmouth & Southsea to city center
0.1 miles (80 m)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Station Street bus stop at side of Railway Station near Matalan car park.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Dining
Dining
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that some platforms at this station have no or only partial tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: No

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