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The Industrial Revolution and the coming of the railway in 1847 turned the village of Walsall into a town, although travellers arriving at Walsall station today would be hard-pressed to find much of this heritage at first glance.

Since 1980, Walsall train station has been contained within the Saddler's Shopping Centre, right in the heart of town and just a short walk from the pedestrianised centre to the north and east. Close by is The New Art Gallery Walsall, which opened in 2000 - alongside its permanent collection, it hosts regular exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. Beyond the town centre and about 15 minutes' walk from the station is Walsall Arboretum, a park that was created in 1874 around two flooded limestone quarries. The park has a boating lake, bowling green, playgrounds and a water park for when the weather is fine. Recent refurbishments include a new cafe and miniature train.

Station details & facilities

Trains to Walsall station

Walsall train station is mainly served by West Midlands Railway, which connect Birmingham New Street to Walsall in 23m, Wolverhampton to Walsall in 55m and Rugeley Trent Valley to Walsall in 29m.

Need more information on how to get to Walsall by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Walsall.

Walsall train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Walsall station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Walsall railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Walsall.

Walsall train station has three platforms. The main station ticket all is within the Saddler's Shopping Centre and there is another entrance via the car park on Station Street. The ticket hall has a counter, toilets and a shop, and leads directly to platforms 2 and 3. Platform 1 can be reached via a bridge with ramps for step-free access. Northbound trains to Rugeley and Cannock leave from platform 1. Trains to Birmingham New Street leave from platform 2 or 3.

Walsall train station parking

Walsall train station has one car park, which is located next to platform 1's entrance. You can also park your car at the shopping centre car park, which is nearby.

Hotels near Walsall train station

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Frequently asked questions

Is Walsall station open?

Walsall 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 Walsall station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Walsall 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 Walsall.

Are there toilets at Walsall station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Walsall station.

Are dogs allowed at Walsall station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Walsall station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Walsall

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Walsall station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains19:073On time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains19:081On time
to Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains19:202On time
to WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains19:373On time
to Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains23:581Early
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains18:573On time
from Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains19:071On time
from Rugeley Trent ValleyWest Midlands Trains19:202On time
from WolverhamptonWest Midlands Trains19:273On time
from Birmingham InternationalWest Midlands Trains23:581Early
† 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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