Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    06:07
  • Last train
    21:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 40m
  • Distance
    258 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    35
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 26m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Stoke-on-Trent and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth?

Journeys between Stoke-on-Trent and Portsmouth usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth 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 36 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth?

The Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Stoke-on-Trent around 06:07 and the last train is around 20:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Stoke-on-Trent around 06:08, and the last at 21:33.

When to book Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Stoke-on-Trent and Portsmouth?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • 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.