Getting Here

By Rail

Worcester is located on the crossroads of two main lines. There is a regular service to Birmingham while Worcester to London Paddington takes just over 2 hours.

Worcester city centre is served by two train stations:

Foregate Street Station (located 0.3 miles from the city centre)

Shrub Hill Station (located 0.6 miles from the city centre)

West Midlands Railway offers a frequent and fast service from major cities including Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Hereford to both Worcester stations. Visit to book tickets.

For National Rail enquiries, telephone 0345 48 49 50 (Timetables and fares)

By Bus

First Bus Worcestershire has over 30 bus routes taking you around our beautiful county. You can plan your journey by visiting their website.

Tickets and in-person support is available from the Tourist Information Centre at the Guildhall, or from the Travel Shop at Foregate Street Station.

The city is also served by National Express Coaches. For more information, visit their website.

By Bicycle

The city has excellent links with other districts in the region as well as the National Cycle Network.  Within just a few minutes bike ride, you can have escaped the hustle and bustle and be deep in the heart of the countryside with all its breathtaking scenery.

For more information about cycle routes in the county, please click here.

By Road

Worcester is ideally located between junctions 6 and 7 of the M5. Road access from Worcester to the national motorway network is easy and the city is a popular stopover point en route to various destinations.

Birmingham International Airport and the Eurohub are within an hour’s drive, with direct flights to the USA and 28 European cities. The airports at Bristol and Cardiff are also within easy reach.

Car Parks

The city has a number of car parks. For more information, visit:

From Birmingham Airport

Join the M42 southbound at Junction 6 then turn onto M5 southbound. Follow until Junction 6 and onto the A4440. Taxis are available outside the airport.