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Bus Portsmouth to Birmingham: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much do bus tickets from Portsmouth to Birmingham cost?

When you're traveling from Portsmouth to Birmingham, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 43.56. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 8.54, 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.

Portsmouth to Birmingham by bus

Best price £ 8.54
Journey duration 5 h 35 min
Connections per day 38
First departure 07:24
Last departure 00:20
Distance 121.2 mi
Departure Portsmouth
Arrival Birmingham
Carriers Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus, South Western Railway

Route Summary by Bus

Minimum price
£ 8.54
Maximum price
£ 11,830

Portsmouth - Birmingham


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By Train

£ 99

Monday, July 11th 2022
South Western Railway-logo
Cosham - Hilsea
23:59 - 00:04
South Western Railway
CO2: 0.56kg
By Bus

£ 18.04

Sunday, July 10th 2022
National Express-logo
Portsmouth University - Birmingham Coach Station
16:59 - 23:30
National Express
6h 31min
1 changes
CO2: 6.87kg

How long will it take me to travel from Portsmouth to Birmingham by bus?

The journey from Portsmouth to Birmingham covers a distance of 121.8 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 5 h 35 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 8 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Portsmouth to Birmingham faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

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

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Portsmouth at 07:24, and the last departure will leave at 00:20. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Portsmouth to Birmingham can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

How many daily journeys are there from Portsmouth to Birmingham?

On average, there are 38 daily departures from Portsmouth to Birmingham. 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 53 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Megabus, National Express, Eurolines CH, Bus and South Western Railway, 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 12 departures from Portsmouth which travel directly to Birmingham. There are 26 journeys with one change or more.


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