Duration 2h 14m
Distance 75.7 miles
Average price £63
Frequency 21/day

Trip overview

The average train between Portsmouth and Didcot takes 2h 14m and the fastest train takes 1h 50m. There is a train service every few hours from Portsmouth to Didcot. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Portsmouth & Southsea
  2. Didcot
2h 2m
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£36 - £155

Portsmouth to Didcot train times

Trains run hourly between Portsmouth and Didcot. The earliest departure is at 14:04 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Portsmouth is at 21:04 which arrives into Didcot at 23:11. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 14m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Didcot. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Didcot Parkway via Basingstoke and Reading. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 2m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Didcot is 57 miles. The road distance is 75.7 miles.

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Portsmouth to Didcot train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth & Southsea station.

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Portsmouth to Didcot train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Basingstoke station.

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What companies run services between Portsmouth and Didcot?

South Western Railway operates a train from Portsmouth & Southsea to Basingstoke hourly. Tickets cost £21 - £45 and the journey takes 1h 10m.
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