Birmingham to Southampton by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Birmingham to Southampton by train
Fast trains from Birmingham to Southampton take around 2 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 174 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Southampton.
1. Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Southampton?
Direct trains from Birmingham to Southampton have been found.
We usually find around 23 direct trains on the route from Birmingham to Southampton every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 17 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Birmingham to Southampton?
The Birmingham to Southampton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Birmingham to Southampton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Southampton is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 06:04 and the last train is around 21:04.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Birmingham to Southampton train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Birmingham to Southampton are $31.02.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $39 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $46. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Birmingham to Southampton 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 Southampton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Birmingham and Southampton?
CrossCountry is the train company that operates on the route from Birmingham to Southampton.
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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