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Transport in the West Midlands

Although we check the links on this page regularly to ensure they are up to date and correct, we can’t guarantee information provided by third parties.

If you’re visiting the West Midlands, you can choose from a range of tickets and modes of transport to get around. Our Birmingham stations are conveniently located for city centre attractions – find more to do in Birmingham here.

If you’re wondering which way to head out the station our onward travel and local area map PDFs can help:

We have local area maps for all of our stations on the individual station pages.

Add West Midlands travel to your rail ticket

PlusBus is available with a ticket to our West Midlands stations, allowing unlimited bus and tram travel in the local area with your rail ticket for a discounted price. For more information see the PlusBus website.

Free travel on the West Midland Metro is included in the price of an Off-Peak Return from Birmingham Snow Hill to London Marylebone. For more information on how to redeem see the Chiltern Plus Metro page here.

Buses and Trams in the West Midlands

Multiple buses stop just outside Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham Snow Hill stations, and the West Midlands Metro has stops at Jewellery Quarter and the Hawthorns (along with stops close to Snow Hill and Moor Street). For timetables and live running information for buses and trams visit Network West Midlands.

Cycle Hire

Brompton Bike Hire lockers are located just outside Moor Street and Snow Hill stations. Visit the Brompton Bike Hire website for further information and to join.

Other rail services

Chiltern Railways connects you to a range of destinations across the West Midlands travel zone, from Dorridge to Stourbridge. If you’re going further than we can take you, you’ll find a map of all the train services in the West Midlands on Network West Midlands, along with more information to plan your journey. If you’re continuing your journey with another long-distance train operator you’ll find that Birmingham New Street is only a short walk from Birmingham Moor Street station (just follow the signs).

Smartcards in the West Midlands

You can use your Network West Midlands Swift card to buy season tickets including travel on Chiltern Railways services. You can also use a Swift card for pay as you go travel on buses and the West Midlands Metro – for more information see the Swift site.

Planning your journey in the West Midlands

Visit Network West Midlands for further travel information or call traveline on 0871 200 2233 (please note that this number incurs a charge of 12p per minute).