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Trains Portsmouth to Birmingham: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do train tickets from Portsmouth to Birmingham cost?

When you're traveling from Portsmouth to Birmingham, you can expect to pay an average of approximately 576 RM. You might be able to find prices as low as 487.25 RM, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Portsmouth to Birmingham by train

Best price 487.25 RM
Journey duration 54 min
Connections per day 44
First departure 10:12
Last departure 00:59
Distance 195 km
Departure Portsmouth
Arrival Birmingham
Carriers Nationalrail, South Western Railway, Southern, Great Western Railway, Cross country, Tube, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways, West midlands railway

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Minimum price
487.25 RM
Maximum price
1,375.72 RM

Portsmouth - Birmingham


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How long will it take me to travel from Portsmouth to Birmingham by train?

In order to get from Portsmouth to Birmingham faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Portsmouth and Birmingham will complete the journey in 4 min. On average, it will take you about 54 min to travel the 196 km between Portsmouth and Birmingham.

What time are the departures from Portsmouth to Birmingham?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Portsmouth to Birmingham, which usually leaves at 10:12. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 00:59. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

Which stations are used when traveling from Portsmouth to Birmingham?

You can depart from Portsmouth at stations such as Fratton, Clapham Junction, London Bridge, London Waterloo, Haslemere, Havant, Eastleigh, Banbury, Vauxhall and Wilmcote. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Birmingham at the following stations: Petersfield, Barnham, Haslemere, London Euston, Cosham, London Waterloo, Fratton, Reading, Clapham Junction and Leamington Spa. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Portsmouth and Birmingham. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Portsmouth leave for Birmingham?

On average, there are 44 daily departures from Portsmouth to Birmingham. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 84 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, South Western Railway, Southern, Great Western Railway, Cross country, Tube, Avanti West Coast, Chiltern Railways and West midlands railway, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 44 departures from Portsmouth which travel directly to Birmingham. There are 0 journeys with one change or more.


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