Trains from Oxford to Portsmouth

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Oxford to Portsmouth train information

Oxford Portsmouth train map

Train duration 3h01m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Oxford, England
Distance 66 Miles
Train operators Cross Country, Great Western Railway
Lowest train price from £28.90
Average train price £44.00

Which train company can I use?

The trains between Oxford (South East England) to Portsmouth (South East England) are operated by Cross Country, Great Western Railway. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How long is the train?

There are 66 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Oxford to Portsmouth is normally 3h01m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Portsmouth from Oxford, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of the train?

Based on our data, the lowest price to travel in the next 30 days is £28.90. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Oxford to Portsmouth train tickets

from £28.90 MORE 2h29m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £9.70 MORE 4h53m
from £5.50 MORE 2h35m

Oxford - Portsmouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Oxford to Portsmouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£8

National Express£13

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

Oxford - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Buying your train from Oxford to Portsmouth in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £24 when booking your ticket 3 days in advance which is 21% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Oxford to Portsmouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£28.90 01/04/2019 18:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£28.90 01/04/2019 19:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£28.90 01/04/2019 13:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£28.90 01/04/2019 12:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£45.75 01/04/2019 08:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£45.75 01/04/2019 07:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£45.75 01/04/2019 09:17 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£46.00 01/04/2019 17:16 Cross Country 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£46.00 01/04/2019 19:02 Great Western Railway 23 days ago
Oxford
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£46.00 01/04/2019 13:01 Great Western Railway 23 days ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Oxford Portsmouth train

Discount Oxford - Portsmouth train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Oxford 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.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Oxford to Portsmouth? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

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

C = average price for a Oxford Portsmouth ticket (i.e.: £43.01)(1)

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

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£43.01 = 2.05. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 3 trips from Oxford to Portsmouth (one way journey).

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a whole year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Oxford to Portsmouth train £43.01 £28.67 £14.34 2.05

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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