It takes an average of 5h 30m to travel from Portsmouth to Birmingham by train, over a distance of around 120 miles (193 km). There are normally 122 trains per day traveling from Portsmouth to Birmingham and tickets for this journey start from $43.24 when you book in advance.
From 3h 15m
120 miles (193 km)
122 trains per day
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The train from Portsmouth to Birmingham usually takes 5 hours 30 minutes on average to travel 193 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 15 minutes. You can expect to find 122 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Portsmouth and Birmingham, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Birmingham.
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The average journey time by train between Portsmouth and Birmingham is 5 hours and 30 minutes, with around 122 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The fastest journey time by train from Portsmouth to Birmingham is 3 hours and 15 minutes.
Train tickets from Portsmouth to Birmingham can start from as little as $43.24 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.
No, there are no direct train services from Portsmouth to Birmingham. Travelling from Portsmouth to Birmingham by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Portsmouth to Birmingham leaves at 03:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Portsmouth to Birmingham leaves at 23:32. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.
Trains travelling from Portsmouth to Birmingham cover a distance of around 120 miles (193 km) during the journey.
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