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Five Ways train station is located just one stop away from Birmingham New Street, first built in 1885 the station was later closed and reopened in 1978. The station sits close to several large attractions in Birmingham including Birmingham Botanical Garden and Edgbaston cricket ground. With two platforms, the station offers daily routes to Lichfield and Redditch. Facilities available at Five Ways include a ticket office open Monday to Sunday, ticket machines, departure screens, arrival screens, and lifts are available to both platforms. Access to the station is via Islington Row.

From Five Ways station you can head to the town of Redditch, Worcestershire the fastest journey time will take 36 minutes. Heading in the opposite direction you can reach Lichfield Trent Valley this is a direct route no changes are needed, however, stops along this line include Aston, Four Oaks, and Sutton Coldfield. Getting into Birmingham city centre is an easy journey from Five Ways, trains arrive every 10 minutes and the journey time takes 4 minutes.

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

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: None
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 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.*

** Five Ways is acredited by the Secure Station Scheme**


Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access to Booking Hall. Lift down to footbridge level and platform 2 (trains to Redditch) short ramp outside lift. Second lift from footbridge level to platform 1 (trains to Birmingham) or 30 steps from footbridge level to platform 1 and 31 steps down to platform 2.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

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Departures and arrivals from Five Ways

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Five Ways station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to RedditchWest Midlands Trains20:482Late
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains20:481On time
to BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains21:072On time
to Four OaksWest Midlands Trains21:081On time
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains21:181On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains20:481On time
from Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains21:062On time
from RedditchWest Midlands Trains21:081On time
from BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains21:181On time
from Four OaksWest Midlands Trains21:192On time
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