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Southampton Central to Portsmouth

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    Southampton Central
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    Portsmouth And Southsea
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    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A
    21:13
    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A
    21:39
    Fareham
    Platform 3
    21:47
    Fareham
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    22:13
    Portsmouth And Southsea
    Platform 4
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    Portsmouth And Southsea
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    Southampton Central
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    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    22:21
    Southampton Central
    Platform 1
    22:47
    Fareham
    Platform 3
    22:52
    Fareham
    Platform 3
    23:18
    Portsmouth And Southsea
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    on time
    Portsmouth And Southsea
    Platform 3 estimated
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    Southampton Central
    Platform 2A
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    Fratton
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    Southampton Central
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    Portsmouth And Southsea
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    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A
    23:12
    Southampton Central
    Platform 3A
    23:38
    Fareham
    Platform 3 estimated
    23:47
    Fareham
    Platform 3 estimated
    00:14
    Portsmouth And Southsea
    Platform 4 estimated
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    Portsmouth And Southsea
    Platform 4 estimated
    1 change
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    Southampton Central
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    Portsmouth And Southsea
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    Fratton
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    Southampton Central
    Platform 1 estimated
    on time
    Portsmouth And Southsea
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Journey information from Southampton Central to Portsmouth

  • Train Fares from: £10.30
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • How long does it take to travel from Southampton Central to Portsmouth by train?

    The average journey time between Southampton Central and Portsmouth is . On an average weekday, there are 105 trains travelling from Southampton Central to Portsmouth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Southampton Central to Portsmouth by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

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

    Train tickets from Southampton Central to Portsmouth can start from as little as £10.30 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Southampton Central to Portsmouth?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Southampton Central to Portsmouth without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Southampton Central to Portsmouth.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Southampton Central and Portsmouth?

    The distance between Southampton Central and Portsmouth is 15 miles.

    Distance: 15 miles
  • What time is the first train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth?

    The first train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth departs at .

    What time is the last train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth?

    The last train from Southampton Central to Portsmouth departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Southampton Central to Portsmouth timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Southampton Central to Portsmouth for Monday 18th Jan 2021. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
21:0421:4642m, direct
21:1322:131h 0m, 1 change
22:0723:0053m, direct
22:2123:1857m, 1 change
22:4423:3753m, direct
23:0823:4840m, direct
23:1200:141h 2m, 1 change
06:4907:3950m, direct
07:1808:1052m, direct
07:4108:2140m, direct

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

How to find cheap train tickets from Southampton Central to Portsmouth

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Book in advance.

Save up to 61%** when you book in advance. Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert to get notified when your tickets are released.

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 Southampton Central to Portsmouth is right for you.

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**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.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.