Portsmouth to Poole by train

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    23:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 31m
  • Distance
    65 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 6m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Portsmouth to Poole by train

Fast trains from Portsmouth to Poole take around 1 hour and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 65 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Poole.

1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Poole?

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

We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Poole 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 40 departures.

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

The Portsmouth to Poole train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Poole is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 05:16 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 06:16, and the last at 23:33.

When to book Portsmouth to Poole 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 Poole by train.

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Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Poole?

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

  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern

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.