Travelling to Birmingham
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Travelling from Wolverhampton to Birmingham
If you’re travelling between Wolverhampton and Birmingham, chances are you might have made the journey many times before. Luckily, Birmingham always has something new to discover and explore. Whether it’s the latest show or concert, a pop-up bar or street food market, or a new shop or boutique, this dynamic city always offers fresh experiences.
Are there direct trains from Wolverhampton to Birmingham?
Yes, direct trains are available on the CrossCountry network from Wolverhampton to Birmingham, so there’s no need to change.
What amenities are available onboard trains from Wolverhampton to Birmingham?
Travelling from Wolverhampton to Birmingham with CrossCountry guarantees you a comfortable journey. Even on our shortest journeys, you have a choice of seating options, lots of plug sockets, and ample luggage storage areas. For even more comfort, we recommend booking a ticket in one of our First Class carriages.
Does Birmingham New Street have step-free access?
With step-free access throughout the station, Birmingham New Street is accessible to those with a range of mobility needs. You can also make use of accessible ticket machines and counters, as well as ramps to board and disembark trains. Please ask station staff if you require assistance reaching your platform.
How far is the city centre?
Birmingham New Street is located just a stone’s throw from all of Birmingham’s major attractions.
Does the station have family areas?
Families visiting Birmingham New Street can make the most of the waiting rooms and baby changing facilities available at the station. If you need any further assistance, ask station staff.
Check our handy station guide for further information about Birmingham New Street Station.
Once you have arrived in Birmingham
Onward travel: Taxis, Trams and Buses in Birmingham
Birmingham New Street is right in the centre of the city, so it’s easy to continue your journey. With busses and the metro connecting the station to the wider city and surrounding areas, there’s always an easy way to get to your final destination. If you prefer to take a taxi, there’s a taxi rank on Navigation Street.
Shopping in Birmingham
One of the joys of travelling into Birmingham New Street is the range of shopping options available to you. Grand Central is literally right upstairs and offers a great selection of your high street favourites. Crossing the street takes you to the Bullring which is home to 200 stores. Between these shopping malls, you’re sure to find everything you want, but you can also head into the city for independent stores and markets.
Culture in Birmingham
Birmingham is a hive of cultural activity. Whether you want to take in a show, a concert or a movie, there’s always something happening in the city.
Culture vultures are spoiled for choice with the many museums and galleries, as well as venues like the 02 Academy Birmingham, the Barclay Arena and the Symphony Hall. If sports are more your thing, Birmingham is also a big sports city. Both Aston Villa and Birmingham City football clubs call the city home, as well as Birmingham Mosely Rugby Club.
Are you spending time in Birmingham?
However long you’re planning to spend in Birmingham, check out our Guide to Birmingham for more tips about the city.