Travelling by train to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts is University (Birmingham), which is served by CrossCountry and West Midlands Trains services throughout the day. It's 8 minutes to the Barber Institute of Fine Arts on foot. Walk south of the station on the University of Birmingham.

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 19:00
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.

Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVUnavailable
Cycle storage notes

Station is adjacent to public bike parking

Cycle storage notes<p><span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="Station is adjacent to public bike parking">Station is adjacent to public bike parking</span></p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access to Booking Hall. Lifts to both platforms, or 32 steps down to platform 1 (trains to Birmingham) and 31 steps to platform 2. Doors to Booking Hall have a low-level button to open.

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

Accessible taxis are not available

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 RedditchWest Midlands Trains20:092On time
to Droitwich SpaWest Midlands Trains20:11On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains20:16On time
to BromsgroveWest Midlands Trains20:34On time
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains20:361On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains20:082On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains20:10On time
from Droitwich SpaWest Midlands Trains20:15On time
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains20:33On time
from RedditchWest Midlands Trains20:351On time

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