Trains from Peterborough to Portsmouth

Peterborough to Portsmouth train information

Peterborough Portsmouth train map

Train duration 3h41m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Peterborough, England
Distance 128 Miles
Train operators Thameslink
Lowest train price from £54.80
Average train price £59.00

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Peterborough in England to Portsmouth in England are operated by Thameslink.

There are 128 miles between the two cities and the average duration between Peterborough to Portsmouth is around 3h41m. Train travel is most of the time the quickest way to travel to Portsmouth from Peterborough, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving or taking the plane.

According to our data, the starting price to take the train in the next 180 days is £54.80. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Peterborough to Portsmouth train tickets

from £54.80 MORE 3h41m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £28.00 MORE 6h21m

Peterborough - 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.

Peterborough - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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Generally, the earlier you buy your train ticket, the cheaper it will be but there can be some exceptions. We collected the data from the last six months in order to find the best time to buy your train tickets Peterborough to Portsmouth. The figures illustrate that buying your train from Peterborough to Portsmouth in advance is not always cheaper.

We found tickets at £23 when purchasing your ticket 1 day in advance while you will have to pay a minimum of £84 if you book your seat 7 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is 1 day in advance as it is 73% cheaper than 7 days in advance.

Best prices for Peterborough to Portsmouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 09:26 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 17:24 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 08:23 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 12:54 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 08:56 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 13:24 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 13:54 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 18:52 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 12:24 Thameslink 1 month ago
Peterborough
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£54.80 30/12/2019 18:24 Thameslink 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Discount Peterborough - Portsmouth train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you are able to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you pay less for your Peterborough Portsmouth train ticket.

To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to assess the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Peterborough Portsmouth ticket is £58.03 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £58.03: £88/£58.03 = 1.52. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Portsmouth to Peterborough (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 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
Peterborough to Portsmouth train £58.03 £38.69 £19.34 1.52

(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