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Trains to Portsmouth & Southsea

Portsmouth & Southsea train station opened originally in 1847. It is the main station for the City of Portsmouth, located close to the Commercial Road shopping district. Train services from this station are provided by South Western Railway, Southern, and Great Western Railway. The typical Monday to Saturday off peak service provided by South Western Railway is eight trains per hour travelling to London Waterloo, Portsmouth Harbour, and Southampton Central. Southern provide off peak services of three trains per hour to London Victoria, Littlehampton, Brighton, and Portsmouth Harbour and Great Western Railway provides two trains per hour to Cardiff Central, and Brighton. The fastest journey time to London Waterloo is 1 hour and 35 minutes. 

The station and its platforms are split into upper and lower levels, with stairs and a lift connecting the two. Platforms 1 and 2 on the upper level have an island layout to allow for through trains to Portsmouth Harbour. Platforms 3 and 4 are arranged in a bay configuration on the ground floor. A ticket office is located on the ground floor and ticket machines are also available for purchasing or collecting tickets. Portsmouth and Southsea train station also has toilets, shops, and refreshment kiosks. 

A taxi rank can be found out the front of the station on Commercial Road. Hovertravel run a bus connection service to the Southsea Common terminal for hovercraft services to the Isle of Wight. 

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Portsmouth & Southsea station.

Station details & facilities

Find station details and facilities information for Portsmouth & Southsea. Also find live train departures and arrivals for Portsmouth & Southsea station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Ticket Office

  • Ticket Machine :
  • Staff help available : False
  • Ticket Office opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    Weekdays05:40 - 20:30
    Saturday 05:40 - 20:30
    Sunday 06:40 - 20:40
  • Oyster Prepay : False
  • Oyster topup : False
  • Oyster validator : False

Luggage

  • Left Luggage available : False
  • Lost Property available :

Facilities

  • Postbox : False
  • Telephones :
  • Telephones type : Coins and cards
  • Station Buffet notes : Food outlet (Seating available)
  • Customer Service Notes :

    Please contact South West Trains Customer Service Centre on 0345 6000 650

  • Customer help points :

CCTV

  • CCTV :

Shops

  • Shops available : False
  • Shops note : Hairdresser

Toilets

  • Toilets available :
  • Showers : False
  • Baby change : False

WiFi

ATMs

  • ATM available :
  • ATM notes : Located on concourse

Parking

  • Carpark opening hours :
    DayOpening Hours
    WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
    Saturday Open 24 hours
    Sunday Open 24 hours
  • Carpark name : Station Car Park
  • Car parking spaces : 26
  • Car parking charges :
    Daily£8.50
    Off-peak£2.00
    Weekly£42.50

Bicycle Facilities

  • Cycle storage available :
  • Cycle storage spaces : 76
  • Sheltered cycle storage :
  • Cycle storage CCTV :
  • Cycle storage location :

    Concourse and car park

Accessibility

  • Step-free access : Whole station
  • Step-free access notes :

    There is level access to the low level platforms at Portsmouth and Southsea. There is lift access to the high level platforms (for services to Portsmouth and fast trains to Guildford and London Waterloo).

    The lifts are available 24 hours 

  • Ramps for train access :
  • Wheelchairs available : False
  • Induction Loop :
  • Accessible ticket machines :
  • Accessible Booking Office counter :
Trains to Portsmouth & Southsea

Address

Commercial Road, Portsmouth, PO1 1EQ
Ticket Office Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:40 - 20:30
Saturday 05:40 - 20:30
Sunday 06:40 - 20:40

Portsmouth & Southsea Live Departures

13:18

Portsmouth & Southsea

Southern

Plat. 2

On time

13:18

Portsmouth & Southsea

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

13:26

Portsmouth & Southsea

Great Western Railway

Cancelled

13:27

Portsmouth & Southsea

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

13:32

Portsmouth & Southsea

Southern

Plat. 1

On time

13:44

Portsmouth & Southsea

South Western Railway

Plat. 3

On time

13:45

Portsmouth & Southsea

South Western Railway

Plat. 4

On time

13:46

Portsmouth & Southsea

Great Western Railway

Plat. 2

Station Due 13:53

13:18

Portsmouth Harbour

Southern

Plat. 2

On time

13:20

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 1

On time

13:24

London Waterloo

South Western Railway

Plat. 4

On time

13:27

Bristol Temple Meads

Great Western Railway

Cancelled

13:28

Portsmouth Harbour

South Western Railway

Plat. 2

On time

13:33

Brighton

Southern

Plat. 1

On time

13:38

Southampton Central

South Western Railway

Plat. 3

On time

13:46

Portsmouth Harbour

Great Western Railway

Plat. 2

Station Leaving 13:54

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