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Lowestoft to Portsmouth by train

  • First train
    05:25
  • Last train
    23:35
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 12m
  • Distance
    270 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Lowestoft to Portsmouth by train

Fast trains from Lowestoft to Portsmouth take around 5 hours and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 270 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Lowestoft and Portsmouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Lowestoft to Portsmouth?

Journeys between Lowestoft and Portsmouth usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Lowestoft to Portsmouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 13 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Lowestoft to Portsmouth?

The Lowestoft to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Lowestoft to Portsmouth train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Lowestoft around 05:25 and the last train is around 23:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Lowestoft around 06:07, and the last at 23:35.

When to book Lowestoft to Portsmouth train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Lowestoft to Portsmouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Lowestoft and Portsmouth?

More than one train company operates on the route from Lowestoft to Portsmouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Greater Anglia
  • London Underground
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Southern
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.