Trains from Southampton to Portsmouth

Southampton to Portsmouth train information

Southampton Portsmouth train map

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Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Southampton, England
Distance 15 Miles

Which operators can I use?

The journey from Southampton, situated in England and Portsmouth, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

How long is the train?

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to travel the 15 miles from Southampton to Portsmouth.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Prices may vary depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Southampton to Portsmouth train tickets

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Southampton - Portsmouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Southampton 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.

Southampton - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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Overall, the earlier you purchase your ticket, the cheaper it gets but there can be some exceptions. We gathered the offers from the last six months in order to understand the best time to buy your train tickets Southampton to Portsmouth. The figures show that booking your train from Southampton to Portsmouth in advance is not always the best option.

We found trains at £11 when booking on the day you're travelling while you will have to pay a minimum of £12 if you book your ticket 3 days in advance. Thus, based on our data, the best time to get your ticket is on the day you're travelling as it is 9% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Southampton to Portsmouth trains

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

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Discount Southampton - Portsmouth train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Southampton Portsmouth train ticket.

  • To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to evaluate how many trips you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.

    For your calculation, you must include the railcard cost, for instance £30, the discount on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Southampton Portsmouth ticket is £50.00 (1).

    Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you on average 2 trips from Portsmouth to Southampton (one way journey) with your railcard to start saving money.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail 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
Southampton 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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