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Trains from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street

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21

train journeys
per day

110

miles (178 kms)

2hrs 34 mins

fastest journey

05:15 / 00:06

first / last train

16

direct trains

4

operators run

5

routes

Trains from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street

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On a typical weekday there are 21 scheduled rail journeys between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street , with 16 of them being direct trains. There are also a further 5 possible journeys which require a change.

The distance by rail from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street is approximately 110 miles (178 kilometres). The average train journey takes about 3hrs 42 mins.

Avanti West Coast, Southern, CrossCountry, South Western Railway are the main train operating companies running services between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street.

There are 5 possible routes with the shortest and most direct being Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street. The fastest journey time on this route takes 2hrs 34 mins.

Journeys from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street Today

  • Mon 3rd Jun
    05:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    07:51
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    06:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    08:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    07:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    09:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    08:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    10:51
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    09:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    11:51
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    10:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    12:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    11:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    13:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    12:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    14:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    13:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    15:51
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    Birmingham New Street
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  • Mon 3rd Jun
    14:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    16:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    15:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    17:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    16:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    18:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    17:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    19:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    18:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    20:51
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    19:15
    2 hrs 36 mins Direct
    21:51
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    20:15
    2 hrs 34 mins Direct
    22:49
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    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    20:30
    4 hrs 33 mins 2 changes
    01:03
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    21:00
    4 hrs 32 mins 2 changes
    01:32
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    22:00
    9 hrs 48 mins 2 changes
    07:48
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street
  • Mon 3rd Jun
    23:23
    8 hrs 28 mins 1 change
    07:51
    Southampton Central
    Birmingham New Street
    Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street

About Southampton Central Station

Station name Southampton Central (SOU)
Address Southampton Central station, Blechynden Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 1AL
Managed by SW

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday to Friday 05:40 - 20:45
Saturday 06:00 - 20:45
Sunday 06:30 - 20:45
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Available
ATM Machine Available

About Birmingham New Street Station

Station name Birmingham New Street (BHM)
Address Birmingham New Street station, Station Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B2 4QA
Managed by NR

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Hours Monday 05:15 - 23:00
Tuesday 05:15 - 23:00
Wednesday 05:15 - 23:00
Thursday 05:15 - 23:00
Friday 05:15 - 23:00
Saturday 05:15 - 23:00
Sunday 08:00 - 23:00
Ticket on Departure Available
From Ticket Machines Yes
From ticket office Yes

Other Facilities

Toilets Available
Baby change Available
Showers Unavailable
Waiting Room Available
WiFi Available
ATM Machine Available

Frequently asked questions about trains between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street

The travel time between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street by train varies depending on the type of train and the route, but the average journey time is 3hrs 42 mins & the fastest journey takes 2hrs 34 mins.

The departure and arrival times for trains between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street vary depending on the day of the week and the type of train. Generally, there are around 21 departures and arrivals throughout the day. The first departure is 05:15, and the last train of the day leaves at 00:06.

First class tickets on trains between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street typically offer more space, complimentary food and drink, and other amenities compared to standard class.

Amenities on trains between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street can include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, onboard catering, and comfortable seating.

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Yes! There are usually around 16 direct services per day from Southampton Central to Birmingham New Street

Avanti West Coast, Southern, CrossCountry, South Western Railway are the main train operating companies running services between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street.

Yes, you can bring luggage on board trains between Southampton Central and Birmingham New Street, but there may be limits on the number of bags or the size and weight of your luggage.