Birmingham to Portsmouth by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth take around 3 hours and 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Portsmouth.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
Journeys between Birmingham and Portsmouth usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 48 departures on the route from Birmingham to Portsmouth every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 51 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
The Birmingham to Portsmouth train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Portsmouth train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Portsmouth is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:10.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 06:04, and the last at 23:00.
What's the Birmingham to Portsmouth train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth are $38.29.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $56, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Birmingham to Portsmouth 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 Birmingham to Portsmouth by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Portsmouth?
More than one train company operates on the route from Birmingham to Portsmouth, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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