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Best price £ 16.39
Journey duration 3 h 35 min
Connections per day 57
First departure 07:33
Last departure 22:04
Distance 111.2 mi

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

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Southampton, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 60.98. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 16.39, 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 train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train 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 train 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.

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Trains from Birmingham to Southampton

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Southampton by train?

The distance between Birmingham and Southampton is around 111.2 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 3 h 35 min. However, the fastest routes between Birmingham and Southampton take 2 h 37 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the first and last departures from Birmingham to Southampton?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Birmingham at 07:33, and the last departure will leave at 22:04. 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 Birmingham to Southampton 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.

Which stations are used when traveling from Birmingham to Southampton?

You can depart from Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ], Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Snow Hill and Birmingham Moor Street. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Southampton at the following stations: Southampton Central [ SOU ] and Southampton Central. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Birmingham and Southampton. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Birmingham to Southampton are there every day?

You will be able to travel from Birmingham to Southampton using companies such as Nationalrail and CrossCountry. Combined, these providers offer an average of 57 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 66 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Birmingham to Southampton using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 14 direct connections from Birmingham to Southampton each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 43 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.