Trains from Edinburgh to Portsmouth

Edinburgh to Portsmouth train information

Edinburgh Portsmouth train map

Train duration 7h18m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Edinburgh, Scotland
Distance 366 Miles
Lowest train price from £75.90
Average train price £77.00

Which train company can I use?

The journey from Edinburgh, situated in Scotland and Portsmouth, which is in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

How much times does it take?

There are 366 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Edinburgh to Portsmouth is around 7h18m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Portsmouth from Edinburgh, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

What is the price of the train?

The cheapest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £75.90 one way.

Best prices for Edinburgh to Portsmouth train tickets

from £75.90 MORE 7h18m

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Best prices for Edinburgh to Portsmouth trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Edinburgh and Portsmouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Portsmouth to Edinburgh and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
& Southsea
£75.90 19/08/2024 16:13 6 days ago
& Southsea
£77.00 19/08/2024 15:30 6 days ago

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Discount Edinburgh - Portsmouth train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Edinburgh Portsmouth train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Edinburgh to Portsmouth? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Edinburgh Portsmouth ticket (i.e.: £76.45)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£76.45 = 1.15. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Edinburgh to Portsmouth (one way trip).

What is the cost of a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most rail fares, thus you will save 1/3 on most train fares.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Edinburgh to Portsmouth train £76.45 £50.97 £25.48 1.15

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare