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University Railway Station serves the University of Birmingham, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital with regular West Midlands Trains services operating on the Cross-City Line between Redditch and Lichfield. Trains from University Station run with great frequency; northbound services include two trains per hour to Four Oaks, two per hour to Lichfield City, two per hour to Lichfield Trent Valley, one per hour to Birmingham New Street only, and one per hour to Nottingham. Southbound services see three trains to Longbridge per hour, three per hour to Redditch, one per hour to Hereford, and once per hour to Cardiff Central.

Facilities at the station are good, with a large covered waiting room, two automated ticket machines, and a staffed ticket office. Train running updates are provided on digital departure screens and automated announcements. University Station is fully step-free accessible, with level access to the ticket office and footbridge and lift access to the platforms.

Find station details and facilities information for University (Birmingham). Also find live train departures and arrivals for University (Birmingham) station, helping you to plan your next journey.

Station details & facilities

Frequently asked questions

Is the University Birmingham train station open?

University Birmingham train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from University Birmingham train station?

Trains arrive at and depart from University Birmingham train station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from University Birmingham train station.

Are there toilets at the University Birmingham train station?

No there are not currently toilets available to use at University Birmingham train station.

Are dogs allowed in the University Birmingham train station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at the University Birmingham train station but should be kept on a lead or comfortable in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from University (Birmingham)

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into University (Birmingham) station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Lichfield Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains06:321Late
to Four OaksWest Midlands Trains06:351On time
to RedditchWest Midlands Trains06:402Late
to BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains06:432Late
to RedditchWest Midlands Trains06:51On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from RedditchWest Midlands Trains06:341On time
from Four OaksWest Midlands Trains06:392Late
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains06:422Late
from Four OaksWest Midlands Trains06:50On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains06:55On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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