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.

Foregate Street Station
0.3 miles from the city centre
Shrub Hill Station
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 www.westmidlandsrailway.co.uk to book tickets. For National Rail enquiries, telephone 0345 48 49 50 (Timetables and fares)

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 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 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: www.worcester.gov.uk/parking

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.

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Information for coaches

5minutes walk

Coaches can park in Croft Road Car Park, WR1 3NZ. There is an onsite café and toilet facilities and it is approximately 5 minutes walk from the city centre.

Please note that during the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre, coach parking needs to be pre-booked. Find out more.


King Street Car Park

King St, Worcester WR1 2NX


Sansome Street Lay-by

Sansome Street, Worcester WR1 1DL


City Walls Road Lay-by

City Walls Road, Worcester WR1 1AQ


Croft Road Car Park

Croft Road, Worcester WR1 3NZ


Deansway Lay-by

Deansway Lay-by, Worcester WR1 2JF

Information for coaches

5minutes walk

Coaches can park in Croft Road Car Park, WR1 3NZ. There is an onsite café and toilet facilities and it is approximately 5 minutes walk from the city centre.

Please note that during the Worcester Victorian Christmas Fayre, coach parking needs to be pre-booked. Find out more.


King Street Car Park

King St, Worcester WR1 2NX

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Sansome Street Lay-by

Sansome Street, Worcester WR1 1DL

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City Walls Road Lay-by

City Walls Road, Worcester WR1 1AQ

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Croft Road Car Park

Croft Road, Worcester WR1 3NZ

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Deansway Lay-by

Deansway Lay-by, Worcester WR1 2JF

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