Runcorn to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 13m
  • Distance
    302 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 7m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Runcorn to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to Portsmouth take around 4 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 302 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Runcorn 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 12 departures.

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

The Runcorn to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 05:43 and the last train is around 21:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 06:03, and the last at 21:52.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and Portsmouth?

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

  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • 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.