Trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth

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Birmingham to Portsmouth train information

Birmingham Portsmouth train map

Train duration 3h53m
Arrival Portsmouth, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 122 Miles
Train operators Virgin Trains, Cross Country
Lowest train price from £22.50
Average train price £53.00

Which operators can I use?

The route connecting Birmingham, which is in England and Portsmouth, located in England is well served by trains. The trains are operated by these several companies: Virgin Trains, Cross Country.

How much times does it take?

There are 122 miles between the 2 cities and the average journey time from Birmingham to Portsmouth is approximately 3h53m. Taking the train is often the quickest option to get to Portsmouth from Birmingham, and it's also more environmentally friendly than driving your car or flying.

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

We found trains from £22.50 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares will change depending on the day and hour of travel and how far in advance you purchase your ticket.

Best prices for Birmingham to Portsmouth train tickets

from £22.50 MORE 3h48m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £7.00 MORE 6h19m
from £7.55 MORE 4h45m

Birmingham - Portsmouth prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Megabus£20

National Express£23

Loco2£37

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Megabus£16

National Express£22

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Megabus£13

National Express£9

Loco2£31

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Train times Birmingham to Portsmouth

When are the next trains to Portsmouth?

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

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

Looking at our data, 15 trains from Birmingham to Portsmouth are being operated today and 0 tomorrow. The first Birmingham Portsmouth train departs at 08:30 and the last one departs at 19:33. The first and last departure times might change from one day to another and there might be fewer services during weekends and public holidays. Rail operators may also adapt the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the season.

Birmingham - Portsmouth: the best time to book cheap trains

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

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60

£44

30

15

£35

7

£48

3

£44

1

£69

Same day

Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Portsmouth are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 7 days in advance, you can find tickets from £35 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £69 for your train. Thus, you may save 49% on the price of your ticket by booking 7 days in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures 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 Portsmouth trains

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

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£30.50 29/08/2019 18:10 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£32.65 29/08/2019 08:33 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£32.65 29/08/2019 12:33 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£33.00 29/08/2019 12:10 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£38.50 29/08/2019 13:10 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£46.70 29/08/2019 17:10 Virgin Trains 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£49.95 29/08/2019 18:04 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£51.50 29/08/2019 13:04 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£52.15 29/08/2019 13:33 Cross Country 1 day ago
Birmingham
New Street
Portsmouth
and Southsea
£52.15 29/08/2019 18:33 Cross Country 1 day ago

Best prices for the next 30 days.

Birmingham Portsmouth train

Discount Birmingham - Portsmouth train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Birmingham Portsmouth train ticket.

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of 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 card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Portsmouth cost on average £52.43 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £52.43 (£88/£52.43 = 1.68), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Portsmouth to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole year.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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 Portsmouth train £52.43 £34.95 £17.48 1.68

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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