Portsmouth & Southsea (Portsmouth)

Portsmouth & Southsea is the main city centre station in Portsmouth.


At a Glance


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Portsmouth & Southsea is a station of two parts:

Trains which terminating at the station arrive at platforms/tracks 1 and 2 and this part of the station is a typical terminus, there is step-free access to and from the entrances and exits.

However, the trains heading to and from Portsmouth Harbour use platforms 3 and 4 which are located at an upper level.
They are linked to the main concourse by staircases and an elevator.

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To the Isle Of Wight hovercraft

The hovercraft service from Portsmouth departs from Clarence Pier, which is linked to Portsmouth & Southsea station by a dedicated 'HV' bus route/line, which departs every 30mins from Stop C on Commercial Road.

To the international ferry port:

You can reach the international ferry port either by taxi, or by taking bus routes/lines X4 or 8 from the stops on Commercial Street; to access them, turn right on exiting the station and then walk straight ahead.


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London to Portsmouth by train

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