Trains from Birmingham to Bournemouth

Birmingham to Bournemouth train information

Birmingham Bournemouth train map

Train duration 3h19m
Arrival Bournemouth, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 122 Miles
Train operators Cross Country
Lowest train price from £48.30
Average train price £75.00

Which train company can I use?

There are several rail providers across the UK & Europe but the services between Birmingham in England to Bournemouth in England are operated by Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

The train is a quick and simple solution to travel to Bournemouth from Birmingham. The average train time from Birmingham to Bournemouth is 3h19m to cover the 122 miles.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Looking at our data, the best price to travel by train in the next 180 days is £48.30. This fare is based on an adult fare and is not including the savings you can make with a discount card.

Best prices for Birmingham to Bournemouth train tickets

from £48.30 MORE 3h13m
Other modes of transport available
from £10.70 MORE 6h26m

Birmingham - Bournemouth prices calendar

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Train times Birmingham to Bournemouth

When are the next trains to Bournemouth?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Birmingham New Street
3h08m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
3h11m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
3h11m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
3h14m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
3h42m Cross Country
Birmingham New Street
3h17m Cross Country

The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 18 trains from Birmingham to Bournemouth are running today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Bournemouth train is at 07:04 and the last one is at 21:04. The first and last departure times may be different on each day of the week and there may be fewer services during weekends or public holidays. Rail operators may also increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Birmingham - Bournemouth: the best time to book cheap trains

Price of the ticket when booking in advance or at the last minute














Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Bournemouth will increase if you don't book early. If we look at our data, if you book your seat 1 month in advance, tickets should be available from £28 whereas when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £59 for your journey. Thus, you can save 53% on the price of your ticket by purchasing your seat 1 month in advance rather than on the day you're travelling.

The results are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Birmingham to Bournemouth trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Bournemouth by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bournemouth to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
New Street
£48.30 25/05/2020 18:04 Cross Country 1 day ago
New Street
£48.30 25/05/2020 20:04 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 180 days.

Birmingham Bournemouth train

Discount Birmingham - Bournemouth train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Birmingham Bournemouth train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that you only need a few trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you buy after that, you will save money.

For instance, train tickets from Birmingham to Bournemouth cost on average £74.47 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £74.47 (£88/£74.47 = 1.18), it turns out that after only 2 one way trips from Bournemouth to Birmingham, the card will have paid for itself.

The price to purchase a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to get the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most train fares for an entire year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Bournemouth train £74.47 £49.65 £24.82 1.18

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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