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Trains from Birmingham to Wolverhampton

Running 30 times a day with CrossCountry*

*Based on scheduled timetable

Travel in comfort with CrossCountry on one of our trains from Birmingham to Wolverhampton. You can purchase Advance tickets even on the day, up until 15 minutes before departure.

Taking the train from Birmingham to Wolverhampton is quick and easy when you travel with CrossCountry. As you ride through the West Midlands, absorb the country views across the English landscape, pass by quaint towns and catch a glimpse of the Sheepwash Local Nature Reserve.  

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Why CrossCountry?

Buy tickets for any train journey in Britain. We cross more of the country than any other train company.

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CrossCountry Trains from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton

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Travelling to Wolverhampton

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Travelling from Birmingham to Wolverhampton

This young and vibrant city is certainly up-and-coming, and is one of the top 10 growing economies in the UK. It was the first town in Britain to introduce automated traffic lights in 1927 and has since become a very well-connected city, especially in the West Midlands. The city is home to some of the brightest minds and companies in the UK, with big firms such as Jaguar and UTC Aerospace calling Wolverhampton their home.

Are there direct trains from Birmingham to Wolverhampton?

Yes, direct trains run from Birmingham to Wolverhampton and take about 20 minutes.

What amenities are available onboard trains from Birmingham to Wolverhampton?

At CrossCountry, providing comfort to our passengers is vital. As you would expect, we offer a choice of seating options, some with tables and plug sockets for your electronics, plus plenty of luggage storage. We also provide a trolley service offering drinks and light refreshments. For extra comfort, why not upgrade to a First Class ticket?

Does Wolverhampton Station have step-free access?

Wolverhampton Station is accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. The whole station has step-free access and ramps for train access help make the station fully accessible. Assistance is also available to and from platforms when required.

How far is the city centre?

Wolverhampton Station is just a 10-minute walk from the city centre.

Does the station have family areas?

Wolverhampton Station has baby changing facilities and waiting rooms that are accessible to all families using the station. A First Class lounge is available for those holding a valid train ticket.

More questions?

For further information about Wolverhampton Station, check out our station guide.

Once you have arrived in Wolverhampton

Onward Travel: Taxis and Buses in Wolverhampton

There are regular train and bus services within Wolverhampton. For those who prefer to travel directly to their destination, there are numerous taxi companies available in the city.

Shopping in Wolverhampton

There are two main shopping centres in Wolverhampton; the Mander Centre and Wulfrun Centre, they both have a host of national high street stores and independent retailers. There are indoor and outdoor markets to explore that operate from Tuesday-Saturday each week. For those looking for a different shopping experience, there is a craft and farmers market on Dudley Street on the first Friday of every month.

Culture in Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city that is alive with shopping, culture and commerce. With numerous clubs, pubs, theatres and concert venues, including the Grand Theatre that opened its doors in 1894 and is the largest theatre in the city. It hosts a multitude of performances, including many from the West End and international theatre scene. If you’re more into art galleries, then visit the Wolverhampton Art Gallery that exhibits key periods in history through its range of paintings, sculptures, drawings and photography. You can come see some big names in music and TV at the Civic Hall or visit the Slade Rooms for the best in live music and stand-up comedy.