Trains from Plymouth to Portsmouth

Plymouth to Portsmouth train information

Plymouth Portsmouth train map

Train duration 5h03m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Plymouth, England
Distance 137 Miles

Which train company can I use?

There are a lot of rail operators across the United Kingdom & Europe. By searching for your ticket on gopili, you are able to see the trains between Plymouth in England to Portsmouth in England as well as the rail company for this route.

How much times does it take?

There are 137 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Plymouth to Portsmouth is normally 5h03m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Portsmouth from Plymouth, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of the train?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Plymouth to Portsmouth train tickets

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Plymouth - Portsmouth prices calendar

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

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

Plymouth - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Plymouth to Portsmouth will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 7 days in advance, tickets should be available from £31 whereas when buying your ticket 3 days in advance, you will need to spend at least £67 for your journey. Thus, you can save 54% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 7 days in advance rather than 3 days in advance.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Plymouth to Portsmouth trains

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

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Discount Plymouth - Portsmouth train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Plymouth Portsmouth train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are many types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

  • When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Plymouth to Portsmouth? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

    A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

    B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

    C = average fare for a Plymouth Portsmouth ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

    Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

    In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Plymouth to Portsmouth (one way journey).

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

(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
Plymouth to Portsmouth train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(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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