Southport to Birmingham by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    23:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 5m
  • Distance
    150 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    56
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 21m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Southport to Birmingham by train

Fast trains from Southport to Birmingham take around 2 hours and 5 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 150 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southport and Birmingham.

1. Are there direct trains from Southport to Birmingham?

Journeys between Southport and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 60 departures on the route from Southport to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 52 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Southport to Birmingham?

The Southport to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 5 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Southport to Birmingham train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Southport around 05:53 and the last train is around 23:16. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southport around 06:18, and the last at 23:16.

When to book Southport to Birmingham train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Southport to Birmingham by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southport and Birmingham?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southport to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Merseyrail
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

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Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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