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Birmingham to Portsmouth by train

The journey from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train is 121.44 mi and takes 4 hrs 9 mins. There are 167 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:15 and the last at 21:03. It is possible to travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train for as little as £40.73 or as much as £134.77. The best price for this journey is £40.73.

Lowest Price£40.73
Journey Duration4 hrs 9 mins
Connection per Day167
Lowest Price£40.73
Highest Price£134.77
First Departure05:15
Last Departure21:03
Distance121.44 mi
DepartureBirmingham
ArrivalPortsmouth
CarriersChiltern Railways, Great Western RailwayMore

Birmingham to Portsmouth Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Traveling from Birmingham to Portsmouth with Virail

Virail's search tool will provide you with the options you need when you want to go from Birmingham to Portsmouth. All you need to do is enter the dates of your planned journey, and let us take care of everything else. Our engine does the hard work, searching through thousands of routes offered by our trusted travel partners to show you options for traveling by train, bus, plane, or carpool. You can filter the results to suit your needs. There are a number of filtering options, including price, one-way or round trip, departure or arrival time, duration of journey, or number of connections. Soon you'll find the best choice for your journey. When you're ready, Virail will transfer you to the provider's website to complete the booking. No matter where you're going, get there with Virail.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

The prices for train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth will cost £40.73. The average train ticket price is approximately £84.71. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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On average, a train ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth will cost you £84.71. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

How long does it take to get from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train?

The distance between Birmingham and Portsmouth is approximately 121.44 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hrs 9 mins to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Birmingham and Portsmouth by train usually takes 4 hrs 9 mins to cover a distance of 121.44 mi. The shortest journey from Birmingham to Portsmouth will take you 3 hrs 12 mins. 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 Portsmouth 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.

At what time of the day can I travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Portsmouth leaving at 05:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 21:03.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Portsmouth leaving at 05:15. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 21:03.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

You will be able to leave Birmingham by using stations such as . These connect you to stations including in Portsmouth. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Birmingham or in Portsmouth, for your convenience while traveling.

How many times a day do departures from Birmingham leave for Portsmouth?

The exact number of journeys from Birmingham to Portsmouth can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 167 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Birmingham to Portsmouth. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Birmingham to Portsmouth varies, but in general, you can expect to find 0 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 167 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Birmingham to Portsmouth, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Birmingham to Portsmouth.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth

The cheapest Birmingham - Portsmouth train tickets can be found for as low as £40.42 if you’re lucky, or £62.85 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £153.20.

Find the best day to travel to Portsmouth by train

When travelling to Portsmouth by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Chiltern Railways is a British train operating company that provides passenger services between London Marylebone and Birmingham Snow Hill, as well as other destinations in the Midlands and South East England. The company was established in 1996, and it is owned by Arriva UK Trains since 2009. Chiltern Railways operates a fleet of modern trains, including the Class 68 locomotives and the Class 165 and 168 diesel units.

Great Western Railway (GWR) is a British railway company that operates passenger services between London and the southwest of England, as well as parts of Wales. It was founded in 1833 and was originally known as the Great Western Railway Company. GWR is now owned by FirstGroup. The company is known for its iconic green livery and its historic steam locomotives, including the famous Flying Scotsman.

South Western Railway (SWR) is a train operating company in the United Kingdom that operates passenger services in South West England and parts of Southern England. It was formed in 2017 as a result of the merger of South West Trains and the Island Line Trains. SWR operates services to major cities such as London, Bristol, Southampton, and Portsmouth, as well as smaller towns and villages in the region. The company operates a fleet of modern trains, including electric and diesel multiple units, and provides a range of ticketing options, including season tickets, advance purchase tickets, and flexible fares. SWR is owned by FirstGroup and MTR Corporation.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway and South Western Railway from Birmingham to Portsmouth
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Birmingham to Portsmouth CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
13.68kg
Bus
14.66kg
Flight
39.09kg
Car
31.27kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Birmingham and Portsmouth are 13.68kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Birmingham and Portsmouth? By taking the train between Birmingham and Portsmouth you will save 25.41kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.98kg compared to a bus and 17.59kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
A train ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth is £84.71. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £40.73.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Birmingham to Portsmouth is £40.73. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Birmingham and Portsmouth by train?
Birmingham to Portsmouth is 121.44 mi.
How long does the train between Birmingham and Portsmouth take?
Birmingham to Portsmouth is on average 4 hrs 9 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hrs 12 mins.
Which companies operate from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
The train journey from Birmingham to Portsmouth is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Chiltern Railways, Great Western Railway, South Western Railway, Avanti West Coast, Southern, West Midlands Railway and CrossCountry.
How many train connections per day go from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
Birmingham to Portsmouth has 167 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Birmingham to Portsmouth leave?
The earliest train from Birmingham to Portsmouth departs at 05:15. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Birmingham to Portsmouth depart?
The latest train from Birmingham to Portsmouth departs at 21:03. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Birmingham to Portsmouth in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £40.73 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
From which stations can I leave from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
There are 4 station(s) that you can depart from Birmingham to go to Portsmouth. You can go from Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Coach Station, Five Ways and Birmingham Moor Street and you can arrive at Portsmouth Harbour, Portsmouth & Southsea and Portsmouth International Port.
What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham to Portsmouth by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Birmingham and Portsmouth is 3 hrs 12 mins.
Is there a direct train from Birmingham to Portsmouth?
Yes, there is a direct train between Birmingham and Portsmouth.
What are the CO2 emissions for Birmingham to Portsmouth by train?
The train journey from Birmingham to Portsmouth creates 13.68kg of CO2 emissions.

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