Southampton to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
20:152h30
Southampton
22:45Birmingham
£361One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:152h36
Southampton
12:51Birmingham
£551One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:152h36
Southampton
11:51Birmingham
£661One-way
0 changes
South Western Railway
10:554h01
Southampton
14:56Birmingham
£751One-way
0 changes
Great Western Railway
12:573h21
Southampton
16:18Birmingham
£771One-way
0 changes

Train timetableSouthampton to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 23 June
Great Western Railway
12:573h21
Southampton
16:18Birmingham
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Cross Country
19:152h36
Southampton
21:51Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
10:152h36
Southampton
12:51Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
20:152h30
Southampton
22:45Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
09:152h36
Southampton
11:51Birmingham
0 changes

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Train times from Southampton to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 23 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 30 m

Average

2 h 56 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

179 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Southampton for Birmingham every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
20:152h30
Southampton
22:45Birmingham
£361One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
19:152h36
Southampton
21:51Birmingham
£1171One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:152h36
Southampton
12:51Birmingham
£551One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:152h36
Southampton
11:51Birmingham
£661One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
12:152h36
Southampton
14:51Birmingham
£1231One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Southampton to Birmingham

distanceDistance110 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price£74 (€83)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway

Trains from Southampton to Birmingham cover the 110 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 30 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £35, but the average price of train tickets is £74. Travellers depart most frequently from Southampton Central and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and Great Western Rail trains Southampton to Birmingham

CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and Great Western Rail trains will get you from Southampton to Birmingham from £35. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Birmingham from Southampton. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train information from Southampton to Birmingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 30 min
  • Cheapest Price: £35
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

FAQs: Southampton to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Southampton 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 Southampton to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Southampton to Birmingham can start from as little as £35 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Southampton to Birmingham is £74; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Southampton to Birmingham train time is 2 h 30 min   covering the 110 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Southampton to Birmingham leaves at 05: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Southampton to Birmingham leaves at 21: 00.
Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day from Southampton to Birmingham with CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Southampton to Birmingham train with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains, Great Western Rail or South Western Railway. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Southampton and Birmingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 00.

When departing from Southampton, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay. When arriving in Birmingham, you can end your trip in train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street.

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

A trip to Birmingham from Southampton is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 30 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Southampton to Birmingham is December.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Southampton to Birmingham including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Southampton and Birmingham

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Birmingham
Southampton Central is the most popular Southampton railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Southampton for your journey to Birmingham.
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WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transport options for Southampton Central
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
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 345 600 0650
Public transport options for Southampton Airport Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Through Journeys: Station Forecourt Bus Stop off Wide Lane (A335) Terminating Journeys: Car Park at Eastleigh end, off Wide Lane (A335)

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