How to travel from Southampton to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Southampton and Birmingham

distanceDistance110 miles (178 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $63 (€56) • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 110 miles (178 km) from Southampton to Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Southampton to Birmingham.

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There are 4 ways to travel from Southampton to Birmingham including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Birmingham is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a flight is usually $18 (€16) less than taking a bus to Birmingham, which costs on average $18 (€16) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a ferry to Birmingham, which costs on average $1 (€1) for the same trip.

Taking a flight is usually $63 (€56) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $63 (€56) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Southampton to Birmingham is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 23 min.

There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Birmingham is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 8 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Southampton, Coach Station to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Southampton Airport and arrive in Birmingham International Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Southampton to Birmingham depart from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street.

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

  • You can travel to Birmingham from Southampton by bus with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $18 (€16) with Megabus from Southampton to Birmingham.
  • You can travel by train from Southampton to Birmingham with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Southampton to Birmingham tickets for $63 (€56) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct routes from Southampton to Birmingham with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Birmingham with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Birmingham with Cross Country with 8 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Birmingham tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Southampton to Birmingham often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Southampton and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Southampton to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip is costing $18 (€16) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this route.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $63 (€56) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Southampton to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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