How to get from Southampton to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Southampton and Birmingham

distanceDistance110 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £51
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 3 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £51 • 2 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 110 miles from Southampton to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 23 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Southampton to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Southampton to Birmingham

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There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Birmingham: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is generally £37 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £51 from Southampton to Birmingham.

The quickest way to travel to Birmingham from Southampton is by train, which takes on average 2 h 23 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by coach can take on average 3 h 5 min.

The distance from Southampton to Birmingham is approximately 110 miles.

The average frequency per day from Southampton to Birmingham is:

  • 1 coach a day.
  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Birmingham from Southampton 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 Southampton to Birmingham:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Southampton, Coach Station and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Southampton Central and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Southampton to Birmingham:

  • You can travel between Southampton and Birmingham by coach with Megabus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £14 with Megabus from Southampton to Birmingham.
  • You can travel between Southampton and Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £51 with Cross Country from Southampton to Birmingham.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Southampton to Birmingham often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Southampton and Birmingham itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Birmingham and any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets cost £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £51 one way on average.

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

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