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from Birmingham to Southampton

You can get from Birmingham to Southampton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Southampton on Oct 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:45AMBirmingham3h15 03:00PMSouthampton
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$261One-way
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11:45AMBirmingham3h15 03:00PMSouthampton
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$261One-way
Other options
03:00PMBirmingham, Coach Station3h35 06:35PMSouthampton, Coach Station
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$321One-way
01:50PMBirmingham3h45 05:35PMSouthampton
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$311One-way
01:50PMBirmingham4h05 05:55PMSouthampton
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$311One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Sat
Oct 23
$149Cross Country
$23Megabus
Sun
Oct 24
$52Cross Country
$23Megabus
Mon
Oct 25
$147Great Western Railway
$23Megabus
Tue
Oct 26
$59Cross Country
$23Megabus
Wed
Oct 27
$59Cross Country
$23Megabus
Thu
Oct 28
$59Cross Country
$23Megabus
Fri
Oct 29
$59Cross Country
$20Megabus
Sat
Oct 30
$66Cross Country
$20Megabus
Sun
Oct 31
$52Cross Country
$20Megabus
Mon
Nov 1
$66Cross Country
$17National Express
Thu
Nov 4
$59Cross Country
$16National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$59Cross Country
$17National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$147Cross Country
$19National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$66Cross Country
$14National Express
Wed
Nov 10
$59Cross Country
$16National Express

Travel Information to Southampton from Birmingham

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$18 - $65
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $18 (€15) • 3 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $65 (€53) • 2 h 37 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 110 miles (178 km) between Birmingham and Southampton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 37 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $18 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are National Express or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Southampton.

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FAQs
How do I travel from Birmingham to Southampton?

You can travel to Southampton from Birmingham 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Birmingham to Southampton?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Southampton is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Southampton:

A bus is generally $47 (€39) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $65 (€53) from Birmingham to Southampton.

What is the fastest way to get from Birmingham to Southampton?

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Southampton is by train, which takes on average 2 h 37 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 15 min.

What is the distance between Birmingham and Southampton?

The distance is approximately 110 miles (178 km) from Birmingham to Southampton.

How many services a day are there to Southampton from Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Southampton is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Southampton as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Birmingham to Southampton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Southampton:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Southampton, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Southampton Central.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Birmingham to Southampton?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Southampton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for buses to Southampton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Birmingham to Southampton tickets on Omio for $18 (€15).
  • Cross Country can take you to Southampton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Birmingham to Southampton for $65 (€53).
Where should I go next after I travel between Birmingham and Southampton?
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Southampton? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Southampton usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Bournemouth or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Bournemouth or Manchester from Southampton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
When should I purchase a ticket from Birmingham to Southampton online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $18 (€15) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $65 (€53) one way.

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

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