Most cross-country services to Birmingham arrive at New Street Station. Up to six trains an hour depart for the University on the cross-city line (10 minutes to University station, final destination Longbridge or Redditch). The centre of the main campus is a five-minute walk from University Station.
Numbers 61 and 63 travel to the University’s Edgbaston and Selly Oak campuses via the Bristol Road. These services travel from the Bus Mall, Moor Street Queensway, and from New Street Station, St Martin’s Queensway, to the Bristol Road, at the corner of Edgbaston Park Road. The services all run frequently from the city centre.
Numbers X20, X21 and X22 run along Egbaston Park Road and Pritchatt's Road.
Online bus timetables are available on the National Express West Midlands website
There is a travel information office outside New Street Station, where you can obtain bus timetables and departure point information. Maps can be found throughout the city centre indicating bus stop locations.
You can also access Network West Midlands' Live Travel Map for current rail and bus information.
There are frequent express coach services to Birmingham from London, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports, and many UK cities. The long-distance coach station is in Digbeth in the city centre.
Digbeth coach station is a short walk from New Street train station. Ask at the coach station for directions to New Street and then either catch the local train service to University station or catch the bus as described above.
There are taxi ranks at New Street Station and throughout the city centre. The journey to the University takes about ten minutes.