Rugby to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    06:03
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 11m
  • Distance
    177 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rugby to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Rugby to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 177 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rugby and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Rugby to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Rugby to Portsmouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

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

The Rugby to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Rugby around 06:03 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rugby around 07:23, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Rugby to Portsmouth 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 Rugby to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rugby and Portsmouth?

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

  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Portsmouth to Rugby by train

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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.