The University has its own train station, simply called 'University'. There are also stations at Selly Oak and Five Ways, close to other student accommodations. Each of these stations is on the cross-city line, with trains running to and from Birmingham New Street station as regularly as every 10 minutes during the week.
From University, it is only two stops to Birmingham New Street station for rail links across the country, and to Wales and Scotland. This makes rail travel a popular option with students travelling between home and campus.
From Birmingham New Street, take trains towards Longbridge or Redditch - use the screens on each platform to check that the train will stop at University.
You can check train times, routes and ticket prices using the National Rail Enquiries website. Many students decide to get a 16-25 Railcard (also available for those over 25 who are in full-time study) to save money on rail travel.