Getting to Wolverhampton


By Plane

Use Sky Scanner to find the cheapest fares, but bare in mind cost of transport within the UK when booking. Some airports are further away and add time and expense onto the journey.

Nearest Airport: Birmingham International Airport
From there direct trains leave Birmingham International Train Station (follow signs from Arrivals) to Wolverhampton regularly. The journey is approximately 30 – 40 minutes and costs around £5.00.

Other Airports: Liverpool John Lennon Airport
A bus will connect you to Liverpool South Parkway Station to connect to the direct train to Wolverhampton (approximately 1hr 15mins) and can cost up to £30, although much cheaper if you book in advance.

Other Airports: Manchester Airport
Indirect trains link Manchester Airport Rail Station to Wolverhampton, usually via Crewe and takes around 1.5 hours. The cost is up to £35, but sometimes cheaper if booked in advance.

Other Airports: Stansted Airport, Gatwick Airport and Heathrow Airport.
Trains go to London to change at London Euston for direct trains to Wolverhampton, or to Birmingham where you can then change trains for Wolverhampton. It can take around 3.5 hours and can cost from anywhere between £20 and £110! Always book in advance.
Sometimes, it can also be quicker and cheaper to take the National Express coach.

By Train

Wolverhampton is extremely well connected in the UK, with a great fast and regular connection to Birmingham which serves most of the country, as well as being a hub itself for many train lines, including Manchester, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Bristol, Exeter, London, Southampton and Wales.

Check for fares. Booking in advance is recommended for price and convenience.

By Coach

The National Express coach stop is located in Wolverhampton City Centre with coach connections for North and South England, including most airports.

Check for routes and fares.

Travel In Wolverhampton


The taxi stop is located directly outside of Wolverhampton Train Station. We recommend ABC Countdown Taxis with their easy to remember phone number +44 (0) 1902 333333.


Most buses leave from Wolverhampton’s main bus station, which is located a 3 minute walk from Wolverhampton Train Station. If coming from the train station, walk straight on, over a bridge crossing the ring road, and turn left at the end of the shops. Here, there is helpful information and helpful staff to help you find any bus you need and the timetables. Please note, some buses do not leave from the bus station, but will be a short walk away. Day tickets cost £4.00 off peak (after 9:30) and on weekends. They cost £4.60 during peak time (correct May 2017). More details here.


Wolverhampton town centre is easily walkable. Most recommended hotels are within walking distance from Wolverhampton Bus and Train Station.

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