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Duration 3h 57m
Distance 235.7 miles
Average price £220
Frequency 12/day

Trip overview

The average train between Chester and Portsmouth takes 3h 57m and the fastest train takes 3h 54m. There is a train service every few hours from Chester to Portsmouth. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Chester
  2. London Waterloo
  3. Portsmouth
3h 52m
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£100 - £297

Chester to Portsmouth train times

Trains run every two hours between Chester and Portsmouth. The earliest departure is at 14:35 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Chester is at 16:35 which arrives into Portsmouth at 20:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Portsmouth. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Portsmouth & Southsea via Euston station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 52m.

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The distance between Chester and Portsmouth is 183 miles. The road distance is 235.7 miles.

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Chester to Portsmouth train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Portsmouth train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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