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Need to travel to Southampton? Why not hop on board one of our many trains from Portsmouth? Whether you’re heading there for business, a day out, or to explore the city’s history, we’ll make sure to get you there comfortably. Our trains cater to all passengers, whether you’re travelling for business or pleasure. Head to our website to find out key information and to book your train tickets from Portsmouth to Southampton.

Journey information from Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton Central

  • How long is the average journey duration from Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton Central? 0 hours 45 minutes
  • How long is the fastest journey duration from Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton Central? 0 hours 42 minutes
  • When is the first train from Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton Central? 06:01
  • When is the last train from Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton Central? 21:23
  • How many services run for Portsmouth Harbour to Southampton Central today? 16

The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


Tips on how to book cheaper train tickets


Grabbing a train from Portsmouth to Southampton with others? If you’re travelling in a group of 3-9 adults, you could save money by going Off-Peak with GroupSave tickets.


Are you currently a student, over 60, or need assistance while travelling? Did you know that you can save a 1/3 on most train journeys with a railcard? Just check our railcard box when you buy your tickets to start lowering your spending.

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