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Erdington train station serves the Erdington area of Birmingham with regular service on the Redditch-Birmingham New Street-Lichfield Cross-City Line. West Midlands Trains operate the Cross-City branded services with regular frequency. Six trains from Erdington depart each hour, Mondays through Saturdays and every thirty minutes on Sundays. These trains run in each direction. Typical journey time from Erdington to Birmingham New Street is approximately 12 minutes.

The booking hall at Erdington train station is staffed from early morning until mid-evening daily throughout the week, and late afternoon on Sundays. Passengers may purchase their tickets from the self-service ticket machines present at the station. Waiting shelters with bench seating and customer help points are available on both platforms. Train running information is displayed via digital departure and arrival screens, as well as automated announcements. Step-free access is available to both platforms via long ramps (75m to Lichfield-bound platform 1, 50m to Birmingham-bound platform 2).

Find address details, station facilities, live departure times and train arrivals for Erdington station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: None
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 09:25 - 16:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpAvailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Information Systems
  • Announcements
  • Departure screens
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes

Please note that staff help is only available when the ticket office is open.

To ensure that we provide the best service possible we recommend that customers who require assistance book with us and provide at least 1 working day's notice. We will always aim to assist customers whether they have booked assistance or not. Booking assistance gives you the extra reassurance that your needs will be met.

Customer Service notes

We are open from 07:00 to 19:00 Monday to Friday and 08:00 to 16:00 on Saturdays, Sundays and all Bank Holidays except Christmas Day. A recorded message service is available outside of these hours.

**Erdington is accredited by the Secure Station Scheme**

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces4
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Ramp to platform 1 (trains to Lichfield)- 75m. Ramp to platform 2 (trains to Birminmgham)- 50m long. Step-free access to platforms via ramps and road underbridge - 160m. Ramps have handrails on one side only. Road underbridge is fully accessible for wheelchair users with railing protecting path from road.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Erdington

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Erdington station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains07:38Late
to BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains07:48On time
to RedditchWest Midlands Trains07:571On time
to Four OaksWest Midlands Trains08:00On time
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains08:07On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains07:38Late
from Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains07:48On time
from Four OaksWest Midlands Trains07:561On time
from RedditchWest Midlands Trains07:59On time
from BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains08:07On time
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