Portsmouth to Crewe by train

  • First train
    04:25
  • Last train
    23:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 8m
  • Distance
    272 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Portsmouth to Crewe by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Crewe take around 4 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 272 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Crewe.

1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Crewe?

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

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Crewe 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 44 departures.

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

The Portsmouth to Crewe train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Crewe is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:43, and the last at 23:19.

When to book Portsmouth to Crewe 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 Crewe by train.

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Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Crewe?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • Transport for Wales
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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.