Getting around Edgbaston

Edgbaston is less than two miles from the city centre, enjoying excellent transport links across all the key venues and amenities in and around the area.

Two railway stations serve the area. The first, University Station, is found in south Edgbaston, west of Birmingham University. The second is Five Ways Station in the north of the ward on the city’s Middle Ring Road. Both stations are on the Cross-City Line.

The A38 Bristol Road and the A441 Pershore Road run through the ward and are two of the main traffic arteries of the city reaching out to the south west of the city and beyond from the city centre.

The A456 (Hagley Road) runs through the north of Edgbaston and gives a relatively swift link with the city centre.

By car

Edgbaston is easily accessible by car. The A38, A441 and A456 allow easy access to and from the area. The venues and local amenities are well signposted owing to their local and regional importance.

By Train

There are 6 hourly trains to the two Edgbaston train stations at University and Five Ways from New Street station.

By bus

There are a number of radial routes cut across Edgbaston. Bristol Road (A38), Pershore Road (A441) and Hagley Road (A456).

There are no less than 12 bus (1, 11, 45, 47, 48, 61, X62, 63, X64, 76, 84, 98, 99) services frequenting the area with stops at regular intervals along the key routes.

By bike

There are dedicated cycle routes in Edgbaston along the A38 and A441 corridors providing easy access to all the venues by bicycle or on foot from the train stations and bus stops.