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from Birmingham to Portsmouth

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Portsmouth

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $77 (€64) • 3 h 46 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Southern

Take a bus or train to travel 121 miles (195 km) from Birmingham to Portsmouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 46 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Southern among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Portsmouth.

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FAQs
How do I reach Portsmouth from Birmingham?

You can travel between Birmingham and Portsmouth 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

The cheapest way to go to Portsmouth from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€16).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Portsmouth:

A bus is generally $57 (€48) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $77 (€64) from Birmingham to Portsmouth.

What is the quickest way to get from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth is by train, which takes on average 3 h 46 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 55 min   of travel time.

How far is Portsmouth from Birmingham?

The distance is approximately 121 miles (195 km) from Birmingham to Portsmouth.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Portsmouth is:

  • 8 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Portsmouth from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling to Portsmouth from Birmingham, where do I depart from Birmingham and where do I arrive in Portsmouth?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Portsmouth:

  • Buses mostly depart from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Trains mostly depart from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.
Which travel operators can get me to Portsmouth from Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Portsmouth:

  • You can travel to Portsmouth from Birmingham by bus with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $19 (€16) with National Express from Birmingham to Portsmouth.
  • You can travel between Birmingham and Portsmouth by train with Southern. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $77 (€64) with Southern from Birmingham to Portsmouth.
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Birmingham to Portsmouth ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Bournemouth. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Birmingham and Portsmouth itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Portsmouth and any of these top destinations today!
When should I purchase a ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $19 (€16) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $77 (€64) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.