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Portsmouth to Birmingham by train
Fastest journey3hr 9m
Trains per day39
Avg. journey time3hr 45m
Travelling from Portsmouth to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Portsmouth to Birmingham take around 3 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 196 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Portsmouth to Birmingham?
Journeys between Portsmouth and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 49 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Portsmouth to Birmingham?
The Portsmouth to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Portsmouth to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 04:25 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 04:43, and the last at 22:46.
What's the Portsmouth to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Portsmouth to Birmingham are $26.63.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $57 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $98. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Portsmouth to Birmingham train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Portsmouth to Birmingham by train.
Which train companies operate between Portsmouth and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Portsmouth to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- Great Western Railway
- London Midland
- London Underground
- South West Trains
- South Western Railway
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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