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Portsmouth to Liverpool by train
Fastest journey4hr 44m
Trains per day36
Avg. journey time5hr 43m
Travelling from Portsmouth to Liverpool by train
Fast trains from Portsmouth to Liverpool take around 4 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 318 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Liverpool.
1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Liverpool?
Journeys between Portsmouth and Liverpool usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Liverpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Liverpool?
The Portsmouth to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Portsmouth to Liverpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 23:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:43, and the last at 23:29.
When to book Portsmouth to Liverpool 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 Portsmouth to Liverpool by train.
Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Liverpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from Portsmouth to Liverpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- East Midlands Trains
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- Northern Rail
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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