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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton

$5 - $40

Cheapest option

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  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Wolverhampton Bus Station, Pipers Row National Express / ...

$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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Wolverhampton is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Wolverhampton is to train which costs £3 - £35 and takes 17 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 train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station and arriving at Wolverhampton Bus Station, Pipers Row station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Wolverhampton. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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

West Midlands operates a train from Birmingham to Wolverhampton hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 17 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Wolverhampton hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Virgin West Coast Trains
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
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
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Wolverhampton Bus Station, Pipers Row
Ave. Duration
55 min
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
Book at
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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