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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Birmingham to Southampton by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
The Prices for train tickets Birmingham to Southampton are increasing if you don't book early. According to our data, if you buy your train 15 days in advance, you can find tickets from £31 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £55 for your train. Thus, you may save 45% on the price of your ticket by booking 15 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.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Southampton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Southampton to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The best way to pay less on your Birmingham Southampton train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the 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.
How much can I save with a railcard?
To understand the savings that you can make with a railcard, you need to estimate the number of journeys you need to make earnings. You will see that commonly only a few trips are needed.
For your calculation, you must include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, the discount on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average cost of a Birmingham Southampton ticket is £50.00 (1).
Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make on average 2 trips from Southampton to Birmingham (one way trip) with your railcard to start saving money.
How much does a railcard cost?
All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard that costs £20. Railcards enable you to get 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.
(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 Southampton train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(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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