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About West Midlands Railway

West Midlands Railway is a popular train company offering very affordable ticket options to top travel destinations. You will always find the cheapest West Midlands Railway tickets by searching Overall, West Midlands Railway serves 776 routes, connecting 74 cities in one country. To cover all these routes West Midlands Railway runs an average of 337 trips per day and 4,380 trips per month. These train trips range in price from £2.66 to £119.41 based on a variety of factors.

Contact West Midlands Railway

Phone number: GB: 0333 311 0039

West Midlands Railway Amenities

Extra legroomExtra legroom
Power pointPower point


West Midlands Railway train coverage

Daily Trips337

West Midlands Railway Routes & Network

West Midlands Railway’s train network features 776 train routes that connect 74 cities serving 126 stations. On average, West Midlands Railway performs about 337 train trips every day. The top cities to which West Midlands Railway offers the highest number of daily train service include Stone and Birmingham.

Top Cities Served by West Midlands Railway

CityRouteEarliest trainLatest train
London15:11 am9:35 pm
Coventry15:34 am6:38 pm
Birmingham15:24 am7:45 pm
Runcorn16:09 am5:01 pm
Stone15:33 am6:43 pm
Codsall15:56 am5:34 pm
Liverpool15:33 am6:53 pm
West Bromwich16:04 am4:29 pm

Most popular West Midlands Railway routes

The train from Stone to Birmingham is West Midlands Railway’s most popular route. Trips from West Bromwich to Codsall and Birmingham to Liverpool are also highly popular.

Top West Midlands Railway routes

RouteDaily TripsDurationPrice
Stone to Birmingham51h 2m£6
West Bromwich to Codsall170h 18m£6
Birmingham to Liverpool131h 35m£11
Birmingham to London52h 10m£7
Northampton to Birmingham111h 7m£5
London to Coventry51h 48m£11

West Midlands Railway Train Guide & FAQs

Do West Midlands Railway trains have WiFi?

Yes, West Midlands Railway offers WiFi on their trains. Although most trips with West Midlands Railway will have WiFi as advertised, some trains might not come equipped with WiFi and onboard WiFi can lose its connection in rural areas. We recommend you bring a book or download a movie just to play it safe. West Midlands Railway WiFi is generally best used for surfing the web, checking emails and chatting with friends; you shouldn’t count on the WiFi to binge-watch your favorite show.

Are there power points or USB points on the train?

Yes, there are power outlets onboard West Midlands Railway trains. You can generally find one or two sockets per row of seats, so be a good traveller and check if your seat neighbor might want to charge up their devices as well. With the onboard power outlets, you can charge both a computer and USB devices with a USB power adapter that typically comes with most phones and tablets.

Since West Midlands Railway might sometimes use replacement train vehicles, not all trips are guaranteed to have power points. We recommend to bring a power bank to charge your phone for all trips over 2 hours, just in case.

What is West Midlands Railway's schedule?

On a typical day, West Midlands Railway has 337 scheduled train trips in total. However, the exact departure and arrival times vary depending on the day and route. The best way to find the exact schedule for your trip is to use the search tool on this page.

Can you pick up will call tickets at the station?

Yes, West Midlands Railway offers the option to purchase will call tickets. Will call tickets are an option that allows you to book the tickets ahead of time online, then pick up the tickets from an agent or kiosk once you arrive at the station. Note that you will need to bring the confirmation information you received when you made your ticket purchase. If you choose to use the will call ticket option with West Midlands Railway, please make sure to bring the same credit card you used to purchase the tickets with you when you pick them up.

Do you need an ID to get on the train?

No, West Midlands Railway does not require an ID to board its trains at this time. Of course, it is always a good idea to carry a government-issued ID whenever you hit the road.

What are West Midlands Railway’s COVID-19 policies?

Visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide to view the most up-to-date information about West Midlands Railway’s cleaning protocols and adjusted ticket change policies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Are there toilets on West Midlands Railway trains?

No, there are no bathrooms available on West Midlands Railway trains. Though there are no bathrooms onboard, typically breaks are scheduled in the itinerary to allow passengers to use bathroom facilities along the way.

Are meals or drinks offered during the trip?

West Midlands Railway does not offer meals or beverages onboard. We recommend you bring a drink and some snacks for your trip. We also suggest packing a reusable water bottle with you to reduce your impact on the environment. However, note that most trains do not allow you to bring your own alcoholic drinks.

Do you have to print your West Midlands Railway ticket?

Yes, West Midlands Railway requires that all passengers have printed tickets to board the train. When you book with Wanderu and activate your account, you will be able to easily find and download your tickets for most trains.

Does West Midlands Railway offer any premium features like extra legroom or movies?

West Midlands Railway goes the extra distance to deliver premium features to its customers.

Do you find yourself squished in a regular seat or just love having extra room to sprawl out? Well you’re in luck as West Midlands Railway offers extra legroom seating. Since there is no standard of what extra legroom is, the extra space you get may vary between train lines, but getting extra is always good.

Cheap West Midlands Railway tickets recently found on Wanderu

With 337 West Midlands Railway trips per day, there are a lot of great deals to uncover for the bargain hunter and West Midlands Railway tickets start at just £2.66. Check out some of the latest and greatest deals snatched up by Wanderu users.

How do I get the best deal on West Midlands Railway tickets?

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