Trains in the West Midlands

It’s easy to get around the West Midlands by train

Our rail network is one of the biggest outside London. There are regular trains to Birmingham Airport.

It’s also easy to get to London, Manchester, Scotland and Wales from the West Midlands. You can find a train timetable for your journey online.

Train stations in the West Midlands are in five zones. Use our ticket finder to find the best train ticket for you. You can buy tickets at the station or through train operators.

Trains in the West Midlands are run by different operators. Look up a train operator to find their contact details.



Most of our train stations have car parks. They’re all free except Bromsgrove, Longbridge and Sutton Coldfield. You can also store your bike for free at most stations.

Find out what facilities our stations have on our interactive rail map

You can also download the Save-a-Space app to book parking at some stations. The booking fee is £3.60 per day.

You can book parking at these stations:

  • Northfield
  • Rowley Regis
  • Tile Hill
  • Four Oaks
  • Whitlocks End
  • Stourbridge


Get a refund for a delayed train

If your train is delayed, you might be able to get a refund. This is called Delay Repay.

The amount you’ll get depends on:

  • how long your train was delayed for
  • which operator you travelled with


It does not matter what type of ticket you bought. Different operators have different rules for refunds.

These operators give refunds if you’re delayed for 15 minutes or more:

These operators give refunds if you’re delayed for 30 minutes or more:

Changes to step-free access at The Hawthorns

Network Rail is replacing both lifts at The Hawthorns rail and Metro station to improve journeys for passengers.

Work is due to finish in Spring 2021. While work is underway, there will be no step-free access available.

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