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Train Information between Birmingham and Portsmouth

distanceDistance121 miles (195 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 52 min
priceAverage train ticket price£82 (€90)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth cover the 121 miles (195 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 52 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £51, but the average price of train tickets is £82. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

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CrossCountry between Birmingham and Portsmouth

Buy your official CrossCountry train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth from £51 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Portsmouth you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Birmingham to Portsmouth train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry’s up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Birmingham to Portsmouth routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Birmingham to Portsmouth is 121 miles (195 km), and the best price for a one-way Birmingham - Portsmouth CrossCountry train ticket starts at £51 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth due to the coronavirus:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth
Travel by train to Portsmouth 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 to Portsmouth.
How much do cheap trains between Birmingham and Portsmouth cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Portsmouth from Birmingham to cost as little as £51  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Birmingham to Portsmouth train to cost on average £82  one way.
What is the distance between Birmingham and Portsmouth by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Birmingham and Portsmouth via train to be approximately 121 miles (195 km).
How long is the train journey between Birmingham and Portsmouth?
On average the Birmingham to Portsmouth train time is 3 h 52 min  covering the 121 miles (195 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Birmingham and arrival train station in Portsmouth?

When taking the train between Birmingham and Portsmouth, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. Your route can end in train stations such as Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth Harbour.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

Where is the Birmingham train station located? Where is the Portsmouth train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival train station, Portsmouth & Southsea, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Portsmouth.

What train companies offer a service to Portsmouth from Birmingham?
When taking a train from Birmingham to Portsmouth, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Portsmouth. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Birmingham and Portsmouth and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
The first Birmingham to Portsmouth train departs at 07: 10   and the last train from Birmingham to Portsmouth leaves at 08: 14. Check out the most up-to-date Birmingham to Portsmouth train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Birmingham and Portsmouth to get the best deals?
If you purchase Birmingham to Portsmouth train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £82. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Portsmouth from Birmingham. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Birmingham Moor Street
Birmingham New Street
Birmingham Snow Hill