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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
11:032h40
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£591One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:473h35
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£961One-way
3 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:214h01
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£1011One-way
2 changes
Cross Country
09:032h40
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£1041One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
08:032h39
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:42Southampton Central (SOU)
£1041One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBirmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June
Cross Country
08:032h39
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:42Southampton Central (SOU)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:032h40
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:43Southampton Central (SOU)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:214h01
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:473h35
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
3 changes
Cross Country
10:032h45
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:48Southampton Central (SOU)
0 changes
Cross Country
11:032h40
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
0 changes

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Train times from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU)

Showing times and prices for 18 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 39 m

Average

3 h 3 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

178 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham New Street (BHM) for Southampton Central (SOU) every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Cross Country
08:032h39
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:42Southampton Central (SOU)
£1041One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:032h40
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£1041One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
11:032h40
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:43Southampton Central (SOU)
£591One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:032h45
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
12:48Southampton Central (SOU)
£1041One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:473h35
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
13:22Southampton Central (SOU)
£961One-way
3 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU)

distanceDistance110 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£75 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or Southern

Trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) cover the 110 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or Southern. 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 £40, but the average price of train tickets is £75. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Southampton Central.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and Great Western Rail trains Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU)

You can travel by train between Birmingham New Street (BHM) and Southampton Central (SOU) with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and Great Western Rail for as low as £36. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 40 min
  • Cheapest Price: £36
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) 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 Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU).
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) can start from as little as £40 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) is £75; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) is on average 2 h 39 min   for the 110 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Birmingham New Street (BHM) and Southampton Central (SOU) by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 07: 03. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) leaves at 23: 11.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 10 direct trains from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU), you can count on CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or Southern for the best way to get you to Southampton Central (SOU). You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Southampton Central (SOU) from Birmingham New Street (BHM) and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 11.

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

A trip to Southampton Central (SOU) from Birmingham New Street (BHM) is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 39 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Birmingham New Street (BHM) to Southampton Central (SOU) is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Southampton Central (SOU) from Birmingham New Street (BHM) including taking a train or coach.

Trains departing from Birmingham New Street

Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
Distance from Birmingham New Street to city center
1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Birmingham International Airport
9 miles
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
You can take a direct train for 10 minutes from the station to the airport with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands or CrossCountry.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Pay as you go Wi-Fi is available from Sky Wi-Fi The Cloud.
ATM
ATM
ATM machines are located on the paid concourse.
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Taxis drop off with the'drop & go' in the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). For more information visit Traintaxi | Accessible taxis: Taxis drop off within the'drop & go' off the Hill Street entrance. The taxi rank is on Navigation Street (Stephenson Street / Victoria Square exit). All taxis are accessible with manual wheelchairs, most are accessible with electric wheelchairs. For more information visit Traintaxi
Lockers
Lockers
You can leave bags with Excess Baggage Co inside the entrance off Hill Street.
Shopping
Shopping
Type of shops available: Boots located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier Camden Food located beyond the ticket barrier Costa located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 5b escalator Funky Pigeon located beyond the ticket barrier between Platform escalators 9-10 M& S Food located on the main concourse Mi Casa Burritos located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 9 escalator The Pasty Shop located beyond the ticket barrier next to Platform 7 escalator W H Smith located on the main concourse, before the ticket barrier
Dining
Dining
All Bar One | Leon | Caffè Nero | Five Guys | Krispy Kreme | The Pasty Shop | Upper Crust | Wasabi | Starbucks | Hotel Chocolat
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | British Rental Car
Information Desk
Information Desk
In the middle of the station.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Step-free access in the whole station and ramps available for train access. All platforms have elevators and escalators.

Trains arriving to Southampton Central

Distance from Southampton Central to city center
Distance from Southampton Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
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
Wifi
Wifi
ATM
ATM
Taxi
Taxi
Taxi: Yes outside Platform 4 exit
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | U-Drive
Accessibility
Accessibility
Staff help available: Yes | Step free access coverage: Yes | Step free access note: Step-free category A Station - This station has step-free access to all platforms. Please be aware that this station has no tactile paving on the platform edge. | Accessible ticket machines: There are accessible ticket machines at this station | Accessible ticket machines note: All South Western Railway ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. All machines are accessible, however the station may not be so please check the station access note for further details | Accessible toilets: Yes | Ramp for train access: Yes | Wheelchairs available: Yes | Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available: Yes

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