Portsmouth is connected through the railway network to most of the country's major towns and cities, including direct routes to London, Bristol, Southampton, Cardiff, Exeter, Reading and Brighton. Through trains to other destinations are operated at peak times of the year.
There is a direct railway route from Portsmouth to Gatwick Airport. A rail and coach service from Heathrow Airport is available via Woking.
For details of engineering works in the Portsmouth area or other rail information, visit the National Rail Enquiries website.