Duration 5h 23m
Distance 174.4 miles
Average price £95
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Portsmouth and Rugeley takes 5h 23m and the fastest train takes 3h 59m. There is a train service every few hours from Portsmouth to Rugeley. 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. Winchester
  3. Rugeley
4h 49m
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£70 - £111

Portsmouth to Rugeley train times

Trains run hourly between Portsmouth and Rugeley. The earliest departure is at 08:22 in the morning, and the last departure from Portsmouth is at 21:23 which arrives into Rugeley at 09:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Rugeley. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Rugeley Town via Winchester and Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 49m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Rugeley is 141 miles. The road distance is 174.4 miles.

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

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Portsmouth to Rugeley train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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