There are 6 ways to get from Birmingham to Wolverhampton by train, tram, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton

$5 - $40

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Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Birmingham to Wolverhampton 17.4 miles

$3

4 alternative options

Tram  •  35 min

  1. Take the tram from Birmingham, St Chads (Midland Metro Stop) to Wolverhampton St George's (Midland Metro Stop) (Wulfrun Centre) Mm1

Bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham, Art Gallery to Wolverhampton, Temple St X7 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham to Wolverhampton 17.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Wolverhampton 17.2 miles

$3 - $6

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham, Art Gallery and arriving at Wolverhampton, Temple St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Wolverhampton. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Wolverhampton is 12 miles. The road distance is 17.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Wolverhampton without a car is to train which takes 25 min and costs .

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The train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton takes 25 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Birmingham to Wolverhampton bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, depart from Birmingham, Art Gallery station.

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Birmingham to Wolverhampton train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Wolverhampton is to train which takes 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 17 min.

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Birmingham to Wolverhampton bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, arrive at Wolverhampton, Temple St station.

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Birmingham to Wolverhampton train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Wolverhampton station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Wolverhampton.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Wolverhampton, England?

West Midlands operates a train from Birmingham to Wolverhampton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 25 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, NX West Midlands operates a bus from Birmingham to Wolverhampton every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1 h 17 min. National Express also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
West Midlands Metro
Website
westmidlandsmetro.com
Tram from Birmingham, St Chads (Midland Metro Stop) to Wolverhampton St George's (Midland Metro Stop) (Wulfrun Centre)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
westmidlandsmetro.com
Bus operators
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Art Gallery to Wolverhampton, Temple St
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
nxbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Wolverhampton Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Birmingham to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Birmingham to Wolverhampton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Wolverhampton is 17 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Birmingham to Wolverhampton.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Birmingham and Wolverhampton. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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