Which train company can I use?
Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Portsmouth (South East England) to Glasgow (South Western Scotland). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
How long is the train?
On average, the journey takes approximately 7h20m by train covering a distance of 374 miles to get to Glasgow from Portsmouth. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?
Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the cost of the train will change.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Portsmouth to Glasgow by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Portsmouth to Glasgow in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.
Tickets are available from £131 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 18% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking 1 day in advance.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Portsmouth and Glasgow by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Glasgow to Portsmouth and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The most efficient way to spend less on your Portsmouth Glasgow train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 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 buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several journeys. But is it really profitable when travelling from Portsmouth to Glasgow? Use your calculator, considering:
A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)
B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average cost for a Portsmouth Glasgow ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
The first step is to divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of journeys needed across the year to be profitable.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Portsmouth to Glasgow (one way trip).
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|
|Portsmouth to Glasgow 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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