Southampton to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Southampton to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cross Country
08:15PM2h30
Southampton
10:45PMBirmingham
$471One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:15AM2h36
Southampton
12:51PMBirmingham
$711One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:15AM2h36
Southampton
11:51AMBirmingham
$851One-way
0 transfers
South Western Railway
10:55AM4h01
Southampton
02:56PMBirmingham
$961One-way
0 transfers
Great Western Railway
12:57PM3h21
Southampton
04:18PMBirmingham
$991One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 23
Great Western Railway
12:57PM3h21
Southampton
04:18PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:15PM2h36
Southampton
09:51PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:15AM2h36
Southampton
12:51PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
08:15PM2h30
Southampton
10:45PMBirmingham
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:15AM2h36
Southampton
11:51AMBirmingham
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for Jun 23

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

179 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Southampton for Birmingham every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
08:15PM2h30
Southampton
10:45PMBirmingham
$471One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
07:15PM2h36
Southampton
09:51PMBirmingham
$1501One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
10:15AM2h36
Southampton
12:51PMBirmingham
$711One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
09:15AM2h36
Southampton
11:51AMBirmingham
$851One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
12:15PM2h36
Southampton
02:51PMBirmingham
$1571One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Birmingham

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway

Trains from Southampton to Birmingham cover the 110 miles (178 km) long route taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $45 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $94 (€83). Travelers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and Great Western Rail from Southampton to Birmingham trains

CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and Great Western Rail trains will get you to Birmingham from Southampton from $45 (€40). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Southampton to Birmingham with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 48 min
  • Cheapest Price: $78

FAQs: Trains from Southampton to Birmingham

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton to Birmingham easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Southampton to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Birmingham can start from as little as $45 (€40) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Birmingham is $94 (€83); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Southampton to Birmingham train time is 2 h 30 min   covering the 110 mile (178 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to Birmingham leaves at 5: 15 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Birmingham leaves at 9: 00 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Southampton to Birmingham without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 10 direct trains from Southampton to Birmingham each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Southampton to Birmingham train with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Southampton to Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 00 PM.

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Southampton Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Birmingham from Southampton is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton to Birmingham is December.
You have options as you can travel between Southampton and Birmingham 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Southampton and Birmingham

Southampton
Birmingham
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Southampton for your trip to Birmingham.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transit options for Southampton Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus service goes from the north side (Blechynden Terrace) during engineering works. Overnight onward transport goes from the South side (West Quay side)
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transit options for Southampton Airport Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Through Journeys: Station Forecourt Bus Stop off Wide Lane (A335) Terminating Journeys: Car Park at Eastleigh end, off Wide Lane (A335)
Southampton Town Quay

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