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Birmingham to Portsmouth

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3 suggested routes to go from Birmingham to Portsmouth by train, car, bus

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How to go from Birmingham to Portsmouth ?

Trip Birmingham Portsmouth

Modes of transportcarpooling, bus, train
Distance121 mi
Direct lineYes

You've chosen Portsmouth as a destination for your next holidays or weekend but you don't know how to get there from Birmingham and how to find the best Birmingham to Portsmouth transport deals? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

On Vivanoda, a unique travel planner that compares and combines trains, carpooling and buses to go to Portsmouth from Birmingham, you'll save time and money! Fill in the date of your trip to Portsmouth and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Refine, filter, sort according to your travel preferences then select the Birmingham - Portsmouth offer that suits you best.

You'll mainly use the trains, carpooling and buses of CrossCountry, Blablacar, First Great Western, National Express, MegaBus or South West Trains to reach Portsmouth.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Birmingham to Portsmouth bus

If you are looking for a bus service from Birmingham to Portsmouth, you're lucky because there actually is a direct service.

You may wonder whether it's worth travelling by bus between Birmingham and Portsmouth and what the advantages of this mode of transport may be. That's why we give you some arguments that might convince you to board a bus to Portsmouth.

  • Very low prices! On the Birmingham Portsmouth line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • Travelling by bus is more environmentally friendly than the use of one's personal car because of the modernization of National Express or MegaBus coach fleets. Running a bus doesn't require building other infrastructures either: the road Birmingham Portsmouth is already built and shared by others.
  • During the trip Birmingham Portsmouth, no need to worry about the autonomy of your smartphone or computer: electrical outlets in your seat (and USB ports) will prevent you from battery failure.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Birmingham to Portsmouth are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Birmingham and Portsmouth?

Several bus companies serve the cities of Birmingham and Portsmouth with direct bus line: MegaBus and National Express.

MegaBus Birmingham PortsmouthNational Express Birmingham Portsmouth

Departure bus stations in Birmingham

You will have to arrive at your Birmingham stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Portsmouth' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Finally, present your ticket to the staff of National Express or MegaBus who will allow you to put your suitcases in the trunk and then board.

  • Birmingham

Arrival bus stations in Portsmouth

As soon as the coach stops at Portsmouth, make sure that you leave nothing in your seat or forget your hold luggage.

  • Portsmouth

Train Birmingham to Portsmouth

Is it possible to go directly by train from Birmingham to Portsmouth?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Birmingham to Portsmouth without making any changes.

Intercity train Birmingham Portsmouth

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Birmingham-Portsmouth route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Birmingham Portsmouth railways companies

There are 3 carriers that operate rail journeys between Birmingham and Portsmouth: CrossCountry, South West Trains and First Great Western.
CrossCountry Birmingham PortsmouthSouth West Trains Birmingham PortsmouthFirst Great Western Birmingham Portsmouth

Departure train stations in Birmingham

  • Birmingham New Street

Arrival train stations in Portsmouth

  • Fratton

Carpool from Birmingham to Portsmouth

Carpooling is a recent way to travel by sharing your journey Birmingham-Portsmouth with other travellers looking for the same route. Instead of driving alone the car from Birmingham to Portsmouth, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

On the contrary to other means of transportation, carsharing doesn't provide to travellers a defined scheduled. So, you have more probabilities to find Birmingham-Portsmouth rides five days before your date of travel than three months. This is interesting for lastminute travel to Portsmouth.

When you book a ride between Birmingham Portsmouth, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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