Trains from Portsmouth to London

Portsmouth to London train information

Portsmouth London train map

Train duration 1h53m
Arrival London, England
Departure Portsmouth, England
Distance 65 Miles
Train operators Southern
Lowest train price from £5.50
Average train price £21.00
  • The journey from Portsmouth, situated in England and London, which is in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by the following rail companies: Southern.
  • There are 65 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Portsmouth to London is approximately 1h53m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to London from Portsmouth, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.
  • According to our data, the starting fare to take the train in the next month is £5.50. This price is based on an adult ticket and does not include the money you can save with a railcard.

Best prices for Portsmouth to London train tickets

from £5.50 MORE 1h55m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £3.00 MORE 2h07m

Portsmouth - London prices calendar

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Portsmouth - London: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Portsmouth to London are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 1 month in advance, you can find tickets from £7 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £15 for your train. Thus, you may save 55% on the price of your ticket by booking 1 month in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

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

Best prices for Portsmouth to London trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Victoria
£5.50 16/06/2022 08:14 Southern 1 month ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Victoria
£9.00 16/06/2022 08:33 Southern 1 month ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 19/06/2022 09:52 15 days ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 19/06/2022 08:52 15 days ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 19/06/2022 08:37 15 days ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 19/06/2022 09:37 15 days ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 19/06/2022 08:22 15 days ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 19/06/2022 09:22 15 days ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£9.20 16/06/2022 08:24 1 month ago
Portsmouth
& Southsea
London
Waterloo
£14.00 16/06/2022 08:50 1 month ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Portsmouth London train

Discount Portsmouth - London train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Portsmouth London 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 residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole 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 book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Portsmouth to London cost on average £20.82 (1). By dividing £88 by £20.82 (£88/£20.82 = 4.23), it appears that after only 5 one way journeys from London to Portsmouth, the railcard will have paid for itself.

Railcards enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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 London train £20.82 £13.88 £6.94 4.24

(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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