Swindon to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 21m
  • Distance
    99 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swindon to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Swindon to Portsmouth take around 2 hours and 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 99 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swindon and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Swindon to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 64 departures on the route from Swindon 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 75 departures.

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

The Swindon to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Swindon around 05:22 and the last train is around 22:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swindon around 06:12, and the last at 00:42.

When to book Swindon 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 Swindon to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swindon and Portsmouth?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • 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.

Portsmouth to Swindon 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.