Margate Rail Station to Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 4 hours 33 mins

Margate Rail Station to Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station

Leave at 19:30 and arrive at 23:52
Journey time 04:22
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Southeastern to Rochester

  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Herne Bay Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southeastern to London Victoria

  • Meopham Rail Station
  • Longfield Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Southern to Portsmouth & Southsea

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Crawley Rail Station
  • Horsham Rail Station
  • Christs Hospital Rail Station
  • Billingshurst Rail Station
  • Pulborough Rail Station
  • Amberley Rail Station
  • Arundel Rail Station
  • Ford Rail Station
  • Barnham Rail Station
  • Chichester Rail Station
  • Fishbourne Rail Station
  • Bosham Rail Station
  • Nutbourne Rail Station
  • Southbourne Rail Station
  • Emsworth Rail Station
  • Warblington Rail Station
  • Havant Rail Station
  • Fratton Rail Station
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Margate Rail Station to Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station

Leave at 19:55 and arrive at 00:10
Journey time 04:15
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to Stratford International

  • Broadstairs Rail Station
  • Ramsgate Rail Station
  • Canterbury West Rail Station
  • Ashford International Rail Station
  • Ebbsfleet International Rail Station
  • Stratford International Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Stratford Station

  • Stratford Station

Travel disruption notes

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Canning Town Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Southwark Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid Vaccination Centre at Westfield Stratford City: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre, at Westfield Stratford City if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the centre, use Stratford station and follow the signs to the Westfield/Olympic Park exit. Outside the station, use the lift or stairs to go up to the first level and follow the signs to the vaccination centre.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Stratford and Tottenham Hale. Please use local London Buses services for Lea Bridge.

LONDON OVERGROUND: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Hackney Wick and Stratford. Replacement bus service S operates. In addition, on Good Friday 2 April, the 0548 train from Willesden Junction to Hackney Wick (first train) will start from Camden Road at 0611.

TFL RAIL: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Easter Sunday 4 and Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

GREATER ANGLIA: Good Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 and Easter Monday 5 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Change for South Western Railway to Winchester

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Change for South Western Railway to Portsmouth & Southsea

  • Eastleigh Rail Station
  • Hedge End Rail Station
  • Botley Rail Station
  • Fareham Rail Station
  • Portchester Rail Station
  • Cosham Rail Station
  • Hilsea Rail Station
  • Fratton Rail Station
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Margate Rail Station to Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station

Leave at 20:04 and arrive at 01:07
Journey time 05:03
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Southeastern to London Victoria

  • Westgate-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Birchington-on-Sea Rail Station
  • Herne Bay Rail Station
  • Chestfield & Swalecliffe Rail Station
  • Whitstable Rail Station
  • Faversham Rail Station
  • Sittingbourne Rail Station
  • Rainham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Gillingham (Kent) Rail Station
  • Chatham Rail Station
  • Rochester Rail Station
  • Meopham Rail Station
  • Longfield Rail Station
  • Bromley South Rail Station
  • London Victoria Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Southern to Clapham Junction

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Change for South Western Railway to Woking

  • Woking Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for South Western Railway to Haslemere

  • Guildford Rail Station
  • Haslemere Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for South Western Railway to Portsmouth & Southsea

  • Liphook Rail Station
  • Liss Rail Station
  • Petersfield Rail Station
  • Rowlands Castle Rail Station
  • Havant Rail Station
  • Bedhampton Rail Station
  • Hilsea Rail Station
  • Fratton Rail Station
  • Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Portsmouth & Southsea Rail Station to Margate Rail Station


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