Watford to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 18m
  • Distance
    107 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 2m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Watford to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Watford to Portsmouth take around 2 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 107 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Watford and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Watford to Portsmouth?

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

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Watford 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 Watford to Portsmouth?

The Watford to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Watford around 05:54 and the last train is around 00:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Watford around 06:55, and the last at 23:25.

When to book Watford 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 Watford to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Watford and Portsmouth?

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

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

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

Portsmouth to Watford 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.