Trains from Exeter to Portsmouth

Exeter to Portsmouth train information

Exeter Portsmouth train map

Train duration 3h30m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Exeter, England
Distance 107 Miles
Train operators Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £17.00
Average train price £40.00

The trains from Exeter (South West England) to Portsmouth (South East England) are provided by Great Western Railway. The services on board can change depending on the train company.

There are 107 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Exeter to Portsmouth is approximately 3h30m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Portsmouth from Exeter, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £17.00 one way.

Best prices for Exeter to Portsmouth train tickets

from £17.00 MORE 3h31m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.00 MORE 7h46m

Exeter - Portsmouth prices calendar

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Exeter to Portsmouth

When are the next trains to Portsmouth?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Exeter St David's
15:39
Portsmouth and Southsea
18:52
3h13m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
20:46
Portsmouth and Southsea
01:38
4h52m Great Western Railway
Sunday 15 December
Exeter St David's
08:34
Portsmouth and Southsea
12:23
3h49m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
09:38
Portsmouth and Southsea
13:23
3h45m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
11:13
Portsmouth and Southsea
15:09
3h56m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
12:16
Portsmouth and Southsea
16:10
3h54m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
14:15
Portsmouth and Southsea
18:09
3h54m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
15:12
Portsmouth and Southsea
19:06
3h54m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
17:16
Portsmouth and Southsea
21:09
3h53m Great Western Railway
Exeter St David's
17:40
Portsmouth and Southsea
21:25
3h45m Great Western Railway
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

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According to our data, 4 trains from Exeter to Portsmouth are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Exeter Portsmouth train is at 09:55 while the last train is at 20:46. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Exeter - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Exeter to Portsmouth in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £15 when purchasing your train 2 months in advance which is 22% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat 1 day in advance.

Best prices for Exeter to Portsmouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Exeter
St David's
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£17.00 15/12/2019 17:40 Great Western Railway 28 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£17.00 15/12/2019 18:50 Great Western Railway 28 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£23.00 24/12/2019 17:51 Great Western Railway 23 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£23.00 24/12/2019 17:51 Great Western Railway 23 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£23.00 15/12/2019 08:34 Great Western Railway 28 days ago
Exeter
St David's
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£23.00 15/12/2019 09:38 Great Western Railway 28 days ago
Exeter
Central
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£40.30 15/12/2019 14:30 28 days ago
Exeter
Central
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£40.30 15/12/2019 11:30 28 days ago
Exeter
Central
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£40.30 15/12/2019 13:30 28 days ago
Exeter
Central
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£40.30 15/12/2019 12:30 28 days ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Exeter Portsmouth train

Discount Exeter - Portsmouth train tickets

The easiest way to spend less on your Exeter Portsmouth train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain 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.

  • The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to break even.

    You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you purchase afterwards, you will spare money.

    As an example, train tickets from Exeter to Portsmouth cost on average £39.34 (1). When dividing £88 by £39.34 (£88/£39.34 = 2.24), you can see that after only 3 one way journeys from Portsmouth to Exeter, the railcard will have paid for itself.

  • 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
Exeter to Portsmouth train £39.34 £26.23 £13.11 2.24

(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

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