How to get from Birmingham to Portsmouth

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Travel Information from Birmingham to Portsmouth

distanceDistance121 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £70
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £17 • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £70 • 3 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Chiltern Railways

Travel 121 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Birmingham to Portsmouth. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Chiltern Railways among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Portsmouth.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth

Travel 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Birmingham and Portsmouth. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Portsmouth. Tickets for a coach cost on average £17.

This is compared to other travel options to Portsmouth:

A coach is £54 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Portsmouth costing on average £70.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Portsmouth is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 42 min.

Other travel options to Portsmouth from Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 55 min   of travel time.

Portsmouth is approximately 121 miles away from Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Portsmouth is:

  • Around 2 coaches per day.
  • 16 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Birmingham and Portsmouth as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Birmingham to Portsmouth:

  • Coaches most often depart from Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Portsmouth at Portsmouth, The Hard Interchange.
  • Trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth most often leave from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Portsmouth & Southsea.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Megabus can take you to Portsmouth by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Birmingham to Portsmouth for £17.
  • Chiltern Railways can take you to Portsmouth by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Chiltern Railways from Birmingham to Portsmouth for £70.
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Portsmouth usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Southampton or Bournemouth. If you're looking to explore London, Southampton or Bournemouth from Portsmouth, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £17 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £70 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Birmingham and Portsmouth online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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