Portchester train station is situated on the West Coastway Line between Brighton and Southampton. The station serves the Fareham suburb of Portchester at the northern end of Portsmouth Harbour. South Western Railway provides a typical off-peak service of three trains per hour to London Waterloo and two trains per hour each to Portsmouth & Southsea and Southampton Central. Southern also run an hourly service between Southampton Central and London Victoria that stops at this station. The fastest journey time to London Waterloo is 1 hour 35 minutes.
Portchester itself is home to a medieval castle. Built in the 11th century, it assumes a commanding position over the strategically important Portsmouth Harbour. The Earl of Cambridge was famously apprehended at the castle, when his plot to assassinate Henry V was discovered.
Portchester train station has two platforms. Access to platform 2 is via a steep ramp and assistance may be required. There is no ramp free access to platform 1. Connection between the platforms is via a footbridge with stairs. Local bus services can be found on the nearby Station Road.
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|Weekdays||06:00 - 10:20|
|Saturday||08:00 - 14:00|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Nearest station with more facilities|
Fareham or Cosham
|Customer Service notes|
Please contact our Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650
|Customer help points||Available|
|Cycle storage spaces||10|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Part of station|
|Step-free access notes|
The down platform towards Portsmouth is accessible via a very steep ramp. Some wheelchair users may require assistance. There is no wheelchair access to the up platform towards Southampton.
|Ramps for train access||Unavailable|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
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