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Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton by train

It takes an average of 23m to travel from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton by train, over a distance of around 12 miles (19 km). There are normally 188 trains per day travelling from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton and tickets for this journey start from £2.90 when you book in advance.

First train

04:30

Last train

01:45

Departure station

Birmingham New Street

Arrival station

Wolverhampton

Journey time

From 16m

Distance

12 miles (19 km)

Frequency

188 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Price

From £2.90

Train operators

CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

Travelling from Birmingham to Wolverhampton by train

Looking for more information on how to take the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton? Start your journey with us!

Usually, the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton takes around 25 minutes, however the fastest services can take as little as 15 minutes. On this route, there are around 185 trains running each day, so you don’t need to worry about making any changes along the way.

If you’re travelling on this route, you’ll board a train at Birmingham New Street operated by either West Midlands Railway, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast or Transport for Wales. No matter who you travel with, you’ll enjoy onboard amenities such as comfortable seating, luggage storage and free WiFi on most services. No matter who you decide to travel with, you’ll arrive at Wolverhampton station.

Once you’ve exited the station, you’re a short walk from everything Wolverhampton has to offer. In the town centre, you’ll find some of the city’s most famous sights, including Wolverhampton Art Gallery and West Park.

Hoping to save money on your tickets? Travel at Off-Peak times, as tickets are usually cheaper during quieter travel times on weekdays and weekends. To save even more, why not get yourself a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.

Want to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton in our Journey Planner at the top of the page. If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for tips on finding cheap tickets, FAQs and our train timetables.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton take?

The average journey time by train between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton is 23 minutes, with around 188 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton is 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton cost?

Train ticket prices from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton can start from as little as £2.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton without having to change trains. There are 188 direct trains from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton leave?

The first train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton leaves at 04:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton leave?

The last train from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton leaves at 01:45. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Birmingham New Street and Wolverhampton by train?

Trains travelling from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton cover a distance of around 12 miles (19 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Wolverhampton to Birmingham New Street.

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton

Train tickets from Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton start at £2.90 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

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Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Birmingham New Street to Wolverhampton is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† 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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