Portsmouth to Ashford by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
  • Distance
    142 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Portsmouth to Ashford by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Ashford take around 3 hours, covering a distance of approximately 142 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Ashford.

1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Ashford?

Journeys between Portsmouth and Ashford usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 32 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Ashford every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 53 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Ashford?

The Portsmouth to Ashford train travel time is normally about 3 hours, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Portsmouth to Ashford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Ashford is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 22:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:47, and the last at 22:17.

When to book Portsmouth to Ashford train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Portsmouth to Ashford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Ashford?

More than one train company operates on the route from Portsmouth to Ashford, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southeastern
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.