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Portsmouth to Southampton Trains From US$7.96

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Buy cheap train tickets from Portsmouth to Southampton for just US$7.96! Book in advance to secure the cheapest tickets, instead of the average ticket price of US$17.88. The train journey from Portsmouth to Southampton typically takes approximately 38m. You can expect 54 available trains a day. For further information, please consult our Train Journey Planner and Train Timetable.

Portsmouth to Southampton Train Prices and Times

To find the cheapest train tickets from Portsmouth to Southampton, it is recommended to book in advance and avoid traveling during peak times. Compare the train prices and times below for the best deals on rail fares.

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  1. 13:46
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    14:44
    Southampton Central
    58m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  2. 14:00
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    15:03
    Southampton Central
    1h 3m, Changes required
    South Western RailwaySouthern
  3. 14:27
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    15:07
    Southampton Central
    40m, Direct
    Great Western Railway
  4. 14:46
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    15:45
    Southampton Central
    59m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  5. 15:00
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    16:01
    Southampton Central
    1h 1m, Changes required
    South Western RailwaySouthern
  6. 15:27
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    16:07
    Southampton Central
    40m, Direct
    Great Western Railway
  7. 15:46
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    16:47
    Southampton Central
    1h 1m, Direct
    South Western Railway
  8. 16:00
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    16:53
    Southampton Airport Parkway
    53m, Changes required
    South Western Railway
  9. 16:29
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    17:08
    Southampton Central
    39m, Direct
    Great Western Railway
  1. 16:46
    Portsmouth & Southsea
    17:45
    Paris
    59m, Direct
    South Western Railway
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  2. Portsmouth to Southampton Train Route Details

    The Portsmouth to Southampton train ticket is from US$7.96. The average travel time is 38m, covering a distance of approximately 24 mile. There are usually 54 daily trains provided by South Western Railway. To plan your train journey in advance, please refer to our train route table below.

    First train
    04:30
    Last train
    22:46
    Departure station
    Portsmouth
    Arrival station
    Southampton
    Journey time
    38m
    Distance
    24 mile
    Price
    US$7.96
    Train operators
    South Western Railway

    Choose Portsmouth to Southampton Train Ticket Types

    Find the train ticket type that best suits your travels from Portsmouth to Southampton. Discover more about these ticket types and how they can help you save in our guides below.

    Off-Peak & Super-Off Peak train tickets

    Off-Peak & Super-Off Peak train tickets

    Off-Peak tickets are cheaper and more flexible, allowing for travel during less busy times. Super Off-Peak tickets are even cheaper and are perfect for less conventional schedules.

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    Return train tickets

    Return train tickets

    Valid for both an outward and return journey from the same destination on your chosen route.

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    Advance train tickets

    Advance train tickets

    Typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

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    Season train tickets

    Season train tickets

    Season tickets allow unlimited travel between two stations and can save you more than 1/3 on train fares.

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    Save 1/3 on Portsmouth to Southampton Trains with Railcards

    Railcards offering up to 1/3 off Portsmouth to Southampton train fares for eligible passengers. There are Student Railcards for young people, Senior Railcards for seniors, check below to find the Railcard type that suits you best.

    TypeDiscount
    16-25 Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$17.88 Save US$5.91
    26-30 Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$17.88 Save US$5.91
    Two Together Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$17.88 Save US$5.91
    Senior Railcard1/3 OFFFrom US$17.88 Save US$5.91

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    Save More on Portsmouth to Southampton Train Fares

    Found out more ways to save money on your train travel.

    Book in Advance

    Book in Advance

    Advanced train tickets are typically the most cost-effective option for train travel. They are usually available for purchase 12 weeks before the travel date.

    Group Travel

    Group Travel

    Get a 1/3 discount on Off-Peak tickets through GroupSave if you are traveling with a group of 3 to 9 adults.

    Season Tickets

    Season Tickets

    A weekly or monthly train pass which includes unlimited travel between two stations. It could help you save more than 1/3 on train fares.

    Flexi Travel

    Flexi Travel

    8 days of unlimited travel between two stations within a 28-day period.

    Portsmouth to Southampton train FAQs

    • When is the first train from Portsmouth to Southampton?

      The first train from Portsmouth to Southampton is at 04:30.
    • Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Southampton?

      No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Southampton, and passengers would need to make 1 changes during the journey.
    • How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Southampton ?

      The train journey from Portsmouth to Southampton typically takes an average of 53m, with the fastest journey duration being around 38m.
    • How much is a train from Portsmouth to Southampton ?

      The cost of a train from Portsmouth to Southampton can vary, with the cheapest fare typically starting at US$13.25 and the average price being around US$17.88.
    • What times are off-peak trains from Portsmouth to Southampton ?

      In general, the off-peak period typically starts after 09:30 and excludes the evening rush hours of 15:30-18:15 for travel to and from major cities. The specific times may differ depending on the route and train company, but generally, you can expect off-peak times to fall outside the usual commuting hours. For Transport for London, off-peak times are observed on weekdays from the first service until 06:30, from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.