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Bus Birmingham to Southampton: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Birmingham to Southampton?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Southampton, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 39.71. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 9.46, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Birmingham to Southampton by bus

Best price £ 11.54
Journey duration 6 h 3 min
Connections per day 26
First departure 03:00
Last departure 18:45
Distance 111.2 mi
Departure Birmingham
Arrival Southampton
Carriers Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus

Ticket price Birmingham - Southampton every day

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£ 11.54
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Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 9.46
Maximum price
£ 7,812

Birmingham - Southampton


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By Train

£ 117.86

Wednesday, July 6th 2022
Great Western Railway-logo
Basingstoke - Reading
11:23 - 11:50
Great Western Railway
CO2: 0.51kg
By Bus

£ 17.56

Tuesday, July 5th 2022
National Express-logo
Birmingham Coach Station - Southampton Coach Station
11:45 - 18:50
National Express
7h 5min
1 changes
CO2: 6.29kg

How much time will it take to go from Birmingham to Southampton by bus?

The journey between Birmingham and Southampton by bus usually takes 5 h 47 min to cover a distance of 111.2 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to Southampton will take you 38 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Southampton quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

When do the first and last departures from Birmingham to Southampton leave?

The first departure of the night from Birmingham to Southampton leaves at 02:40, while the last journey sets out at 18:45. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Birmingham and Southampton. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

How many daily journeys are there from Birmingham to Southampton?

On average, there are 29 daily departures from Birmingham to Southampton. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 50 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH and Bus, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 10 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Southampton. There are 19 journeys with one change or more.


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