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Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central by train

It takes an average of 51m to travel from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central by train, over a distance of around 16 miles (26 km). There are normally 42 trains per day travelling from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central and tickets for this journey start from £10.30 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 39m
PriceFrom £10.30
Distance16 miles (26 km)
Frequency42 trains per day
First train04:16
Last train22:42
Departure stationPortsmouth & Southsea
Arrival stationSouthampton Central
ChangesDirect trains available
Train operatorsGreat Western Railway, South Western Railway

Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central for Sunday 13th June 2021 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
06:42 portsmouth and southsea07:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
07:42 portsmouth and southsea08:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
08:42 portsmouth and southsea09:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
09:42 portsmouth and southsea10:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
10:42 portsmouth and southsea11:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
11:13 portsmouth and southsea11:55 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets42m, direct
11:42 portsmouth and southsea12:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
12:13 portsmouth and southsea12:55 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets42m, direct
12:42 portsmouth and southsea13:40 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedsouth western railway PeakGet tickets58m, direct
13:12 portsmouth and southsea13:55 southampton centralPlat. 1 estimatedgreat western railway PeakGet tickets43m, direct

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central take?

The average journey time by train between Portsmouth & Southsea and Southampton Central is 51 minutes, with around 42 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Portsmouth & Southsea and Southampton Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central is 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central cost?

Train ticket prices from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central can start from as little as £10.30 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central without having to change trains. There are 42 direct trains from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central leave?

The first train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central leaves at 04:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central leave?

The last train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central leaves at 22:42. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Portsmouth & Southsea and Southampton Central by train?

Trains travelling from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central cover a distance of around 16 miles (26 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Southampton Central to Portsmouth & Southsea.

Cheap train tickets from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central

Train tickets from Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central start at £10.30 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets, and even tell you when the prices are likely to increase with Price Prediction.

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Portsmouth & Southsea to Southampton Central is right for you.

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