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The arrival of the railway in 1847 and the long history of Portsmouth as a port helped transform Fratton into one of the city's most important areas of industrial activity. Much of that is gone now, but travellers are still greeted with plenty of reminders of the time, thanks to the Victorian architecture of the neighbourhood, not least the station itself. On the London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour line, there are also regular services to London Victoria, Brighton and Cardiff Central. Fratton Road is the main shopping area of the district and is a short walk to the north of the station. Fratton is also the closest station to Fratton Park, home of Portsmouth Football Club, a ten-minute walk to the east. This will take you past the location of the former railway yards, now a modern business and retail park with a number of hotels and superstores.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:55 - 19:40
Saturday 05:55 - 19:40
Sunday 09:10 - 18:40
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Food outlet (Seating available)
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces66
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£252.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces110
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes

Platform 1

Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Platform 1 (for trains to Havant, Brighton and London Waterloo) has step-free access.

Interchange - Lift access from platform 1 to platforms 2 & 3 (for trains to Portsmouth) or 50 steps via the footbridge.

The lifts are available until 2230 everyday

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Fratton has two station entrances, one on Goldsmith Road and the other on Selbourne Terrace, where you will find the station concourse, the ticket office, a shop and toilets. This leads onto platform 1, for trains to Brighton and London. Trains for Portsmouth leave from platforms 2 and 3, which can be reached via two footbridges. One footbridge has lifts for step-free access. The taxi rank is on Selbourne Terrace, and the bus stop on Goldsmith Road.

Departures and arrivals from Fratton

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Fratton station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway15:161On time
to Bognor RegisSouthern15:221On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway15:261On time
to Portsmouth & SouthseaSouth Western Railway15:302On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway15:411On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Portsmouth HarbourGreat Western Railway15:151On time
from Portsmouth HarbourSouthern15:211On time
from Portsmouth HarbourSouth Western Railway15:251On time
from Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway15:302On time
from Portsmouth HarbourSouth Western Railway15:401On time
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