Trains from Portsmouth to Birmingham

Portsmouth to Birmingham train information

Portsmouth Birmingham train map

Train duration 3h32m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Portsmouth, England
Distance 122 Miles
  • The route connecting Portsmouth, 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 3h32m by train because of the 122 miles to travel to Birmingham from Portsmouth. The journey time will vary depending if your train is direct or with stops.
  • Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the cost of the train may change.

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Portsmouth - Birmingham prices calendar

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Portsmouth - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Purchasing your train from Portsmouth to Birmingham in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £28 when purchasing your train 1 day in advance which is 57% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Portsmouth to Birmingham trains

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

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Discount Portsmouth - Birmingham train tickets

Willing to travel for cheap? Many railcards and deals exist to pay less for your Portsmouth 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 several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

What are the benefits of a railcard?

When buying a railcard, you aim to break even after several trips. But is it really profitable when taking the train from Portsmouth to Birmingham? Use your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average price cut with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

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

The first step is to divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be efficient. You can now divide that number by C. It will give you the approximate number of trips needed across the year to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be profitable if you're doing around 2 trips from Portsmouth to Birmingham (one way journey).

What is the cost of a railcard?

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