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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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Departures and arrivals from Portchester

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Portchester station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to BrightonSouthern06:492On time
to Portsmouth HarbourSouth Western Railway06:562Late
to Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway07:041On time
to Portsmouth & SouthseaSouth Western Railway07:082On time
to London WaterlooSouth Western Railway07:181On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Southampton CentralSouthern06:492On time
from EastleighSouth Western Railway06:562Late
from Portsmouth & SouthseaSouth Western Railway07:041On time
from Southampton CentralSouth Western Railway07:082On time
from Portsmouth HarbourSouth Western Railway07:181On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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