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Journey details

Best price 19.38£
Journey duration 2 h 30 min
Connections per day 32
First departure: 06:20
Last departure: 22:30
Distance 179km

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Virail helps you to find the best train ticket from Southampton to Birmingham. You can compare many different offers at the same time, all you need to do is to enter the date of your trip and we will find all the possibilities for you. On our platform you can also filter the results by departure and arrival time, number of changes, duration, price and you can also decide if you want a one-way or a round-trip ticket. Once you chose the best option for you, we will redirect you automatically to the provider’s website and you will be able to book your ticket. Virail is a travel transportation portal with customers across more than 30 countries. We help more than 60 million users yearly to find the best option for their trip. Our comparison tool works with more than 2000 transportation companies and makes it possible to find the perfect travel solution, regardless of your needs.

Trains from Southampton to Birmingham: which companies can you travel with?

Among all our partners, you will also find Nationalrail, providing the train connections between Southampton and Birmingham.

National Rail belongs to the Rail Delivery group, the British company managing passenger services. National Rail covers not only long and medium-distance routes, but also local networks, for instance part of the London underground.

What is the price of train tickets from Southampton to Birmingham?

On average, train tickets from Southampton to Birmingham cost 79,25 £, but if you can book in advance, or choose less popular dates and times, you could find cheap train tickets from 25,00 £.

Trains from Southampton to Birmingham


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If the train timetable doesn't fit in your schedule or budget, bus and carpooling can provide you some time and price alternatives, without substantially changing the duration of the journey.

What are the departure and arrival stations in Southampton and Birmingham?

You can take the train to Birmingham at Southampton Central [ SOU ] or Southampton Central[ SOU ], which arrives at Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] or Birmingham New Street[ BHM ].

What time do the trains to Birmingham leave and how long is the journey?

While the first train to Birmingham leaves at 12:04, the last one is scheduled for 20:04. The average duration of the journey is of 2 hours and 39 minutes, but the fastest trains can get you to Birmingham in 2 hours and 28 minutes.

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