Trains from Reading to Portsmouth

Reading to Portsmouth train information

Reading Portsmouth train map

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Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 46 Miles

Which train company can I use?

The trip between Reading, located in England and Portsmouth, situated in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

How long is the train?

Using the train is a quick and convenient way to cover the 46 miles from Reading to Portsmouth.

What is the price of the train?

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to look at the latest available offers.

Best prices for Reading to Portsmouth train tickets

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Reading - Portsmouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Reading 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.

Reading - 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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Booking your train ticket in advance is often cheaper than leaving it to the day you travel. Yet, as you can notice in the chart above, the cost of train tickets Reading to Portsmouth tend to remain approximately the same and cost £21.

Best prices for Reading to Portsmouth trains

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

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Discount Reading - 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 Reading Portsmouth train ticket.

How much can I save with a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Reading to Portsmouth? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

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

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

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

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Reading to Portsmouth (one way trip).

How much does a railcard cost?

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

(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
Reading 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