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Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Reading to Portsmouth. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much does it cost to get from Reading to Portsmouth by train?

On average, a train ticket from Reading to Portsmouth will cost you £ 31.30. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 28.43. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Journey Details

Best price £ 28.43
Journey duration 2 h 20 min
Connections per day 86
First departure 07:22
Last departure 23:08
Distance 46.0 mi
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 41 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
11:20 - 15:01
£ 26.90
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 41 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
13:20 - 17:01
£ 26.90
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 41 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
15:20 - 19:01
£ 26.90
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 41 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
16:20 - 20:01
£ 26.90
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 41 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
17:20 - 21:01
£ 26.90
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 41 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
18:20 - 22:01
£ 26.90
Great Western Railway-logo
Great Western Railway
Duration: 3 h 35 min
Reading - Portsmouth & Southsea
19:26 - 23:01
£ 26.90

How long does the journey from Reading to Portsmouth take by train?

The journey between Reading and Portsmouth runs for about 46.0 mi and usually takes approximately 2 h 20 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 h 45 min. If you are trying to get from Reading to Portsmouth as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

At what time of the day can I travel from Reading to Portsmouth?

The first journey of the day departs from Reading at 07:22. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 23:08. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Reading and Portsmouth. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from Reading to Portsmouth?

You can depart from Reading at stations such as Reading and Reading West. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Portsmouth at the following stations: Portsmouth & Southsea. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Reading and Portsmouth. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many daily journeys are there from Reading to Portsmouth?

If you want to get from Reading to Portsmouth, you can travel with providers such as Nationalrail. You will find a maximum number of 86 departures per day. On average, there are 86 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Reading and Portsmouth. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 86 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.

Stations of departure

Reading
Reading West

Destination stations

Portsmouth & Southsea
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