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Duration 2h 44m
Distance 109.9 miles
Average price £60
Frequency 11/day

Trip overview

The average train between Portsmouth and Shenfield takes 2h 44m and the fastest train takes 2h 17m. The train service runs several times per day from Portsmouth to Shenfield. 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. Shenfield
2h 38m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£39 - £78

Portsmouth to Shenfield train times

Trains run every two hours between Portsmouth and Shenfield. The earliest departure is at 04:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Portsmouth is at 18:51 which arrives into Shenfield at 21:10. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Saturday, December 5, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth to Shenfield. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth & Southsea and arriving at Shenfield via Waterloo station and Stratford (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Portsmouth and Shenfield is 84 miles. The road distance is 109.9 miles.

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

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Portsmouth to Shenfield train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at London Waterloo station.

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There are 545+ hotels available in Shenfield. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Portsmouth and Shenfield?

South Western Railway operates a train from Portsmouth & Southsea to London Waterloo hourly. Tickets cost £30 - £65 and the journey takes 1h 56m.
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