Advice for rail users affected by RMT action: 27 September until 1 October
The RMT Union has announced further industrial action that would affect CrossCountry services from the start of Friday 27 September until the end of Tuesday 1 October. We remain in discussions with the RMT to seek a resolution and customers are advised to check our website for the latest travel information.
If this action goes ahead then on most days there would be little impact on our services. However, services on Sunday 29 September would be severely restricted. Seat reservations have been suspended and alternative arrangements are being prepared and will be made available here when finalised.
For more information on this, please find our dedicated page here:
Running 23 times a day with CrossCountry*
*Based on scheduled timetable
Travel from Southampton to Birmingham in style with CrossCountry, enjoying Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.
The journey from Southampton to Birmingham whisks you through the English countryside, past countless picturesque villages and up to the Midlands. Our trains from Southampton to Birmingham take around 2 hours 30 minutes and drop you right in the heart of the city.
Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.
Today from 09:50