Trains from Bournemouth to Birmingham

Bournemouth to Birmingham train information

Bournemouth Birmingham train map

Train duration 3h18m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Bournemouth, England
Distance 122 Miles

The route connecting Bournemouth, which is in England and Birmingham, located in England is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

On average, the journey takes around 3h18m by train because of the 122 miles to travel to Birmingham from Bournemouth. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.

Fares can change depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.

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Bournemouth - Birmingham prices calendar

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

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Buying your train from Bournemouth to Birmingham in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £15 when buying your seat 3 days in advance which is 68% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Bournemouth to Birmingham trains

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

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Discount Bournemouth - Birmingham train tickets

Do you want to travel at the lowest fares? Many railcards and tricks can be obtained to pay less for your Bournemouth Birmingham train ticket and make even more savings on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are different types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Bournemouth to Birmingham? Grab your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average fare for a Bournemouth Birmingham ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Bournemouth to Birmingham (one way journey).

How much does a railcard cost?

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