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Coach Information between Portsmouth and Birmingham

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage coach duration5 h 5 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£14 (€16)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express or Megabus

Coaches from Portsmouth to Birmingham cover the 121 miles (195 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Megabus. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this journey for as low as £10, but the average price of coach tickets is £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.

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Coach to Birmingham from Portsmouth with National Express

For as little as £10 you can travel by coach between Portsmouth and Birmingham with National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

National Express

National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Portsmouth - Birmingham coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

  • Average Price: £10

These are National Express 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the coach from Portsmouth to Birmingham:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Travel Tips

Coach to Birmingham from Portsmouth
Take the bus 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 Portsmouth to Birmingham.
How much do cheap coach tickets between Portsmouth and Birmingham cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Portsmouth to Birmingham for some dates and times for as low as £10  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does the coach from Portsmouth to Birmingham cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Portsmouth to Birmingham coach prices are on average £14  one way.
What is the distance between Portsmouth and Birmingham by coach?
The coach distance from Portsmouth to Birmingham is around 121 miles (195 km).
How many hours does it take from Portsmouth to Birmingham by coach?
On average the Portsmouth to Birmingham coach time is 5 h 5 min  covering the 121 miles (195 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
When travelling by coach from Portsmouth to Birmingham, which coach station in Portsmouth do I depart from and which coach station in Birmingham do I arrive in?

When taking a coach from Portsmouth, you have a couple of coach stations you can depart from including Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange, Portsmouth and Portsmouth, Rudmore Roundabout. When you arrive in Birmingham, your coach can arrive in coach stations including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge.

Omio customers travelling this route book their coaches from Portsmouth & Southsea   to Birmingham, Coach Station.

Where is the coach station in Portsmouth? Where is the coach station in Birmingham?

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Portsmouth & Southsea, which is located around 0.1 miles (85 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Birmingham, Coach Station, located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city centre.

Which coach companies can take me to Birmingham from Portsmouth?
Take the Portsmouth to Birmingham coach with National Express or Megabus. However, it's always good to check out all possible coach companies for the journey to Birmingham from Portsmouth as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct coach from Portsmouth to Birmingham?
Yes, you can look for direct coaches from Portsmouth to Birmingham with Megabus  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct coach tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How far in advance should I buy coach tickets to Birmingham from Portsmouth for the best deals?
The price of a one way coach ticket from Portsmouth to Birmingham is on average £14 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for coaches from all possible coach companies offering this route. In general, you can find coach tickets between Portsmouth and Birmingham available a few months in advance.