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We look forward to welcoming you to Edgbaston Stadium. The following information will help you plan your travel to Edgbaston and offer transport tips to make your visit as enjoyable as possible.

But first, here are some top tips.

  • Plan your journey in advance to and from Edgbaston.
  • Allow enough time for your journey and getting into the stadium.
  • If you are using public transport, please remember to wear a face covering and keep your distance.
  • Gates open from 9am.

Click here for COVID-19 safe travel guidelines for spectators traveling by public transport.

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Public Transport

If you live nearby, using public transport is a great idea with a near-normal service now running across the region.

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Your Tickets

Make sure you’ve got your tickets ready before you leave, either via the app or a print-at-home ticket.

Car Parking

Car Parking at our two official off-site car parks close to the stadium are now sold out.

Public car parking may be available on a pay and display basis in Cannon Hill Park and/or the Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Centre, but note that these car parks are not operated by Edgbaston.

Blue Badge parking

On-site Blue Badge parking has now sold out.

Visitors without parking on-site are welcome to use our drop off area in the main car park, for Blue Badge holders. This is accessed via the Pershore Road.

Rail

Birmingham New Street Station is the main rail hub for the city, with connections from all over the country.

With flexible tickets, enhanced cleaning and ways to keep you better informed, West Midlands Railway are ready to welcome you back when the time is right.

If you are travelling, there are a few things you can do to have a safer journey:

  • Keep your distance where you can.
  • Buy your ticket in advance online.
  • Wash or sanitise your hands before and after your journey.
  • Wear a face covering (if you can) for the whole journey.
  • Check how busy your train is before boarding.
  • For all the latest travel advice visit wmr.uk/coronavirus.

View latest train timetables at westmidlandsrailway.co.uk.

Shuttle Bus – The 501

We will be operating a shuttle bus service from Birmingham city centre directly to Edgbaston. This service will run from 9am to 11.30am with the pickup point opposite TK Maxx on Smallbrook Queensway.

When arriving at New Street Station, our Cricketeers will be on hand to direct you to the service which is outside New Street and a short walk from Moor Street.

A return journey (after close of play) on this shuttle bus service is available for just £5 per person. You can pre-book your ticket via the National Express app or you can purchase your ticket on the day.

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By Rail

Birmingham New Street Station is the main rail hub for the city with connections from all over the country.

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By Bike

We’re easy to get to by bike with both the Rea Valley Route and the brand new A38 (Bristol Road) cycle route close by.

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By Car

Car parking is available to book in advance at our off-site match day car parks, a short walk from Edgbaston.

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By Bus

We will be operating a shuttle bus service from the city centre directly to Edgbaston. You can buy a return ticket for just £5.

Public Buses

There are regular local buses to the ground from south-west Birmingham and the city centre. National Express buses 45 and 47 have services between the city centre and Pershore Road which is a 2-minute walk to the ground.

More information on local buses can be found online at nxbus.co.uk.

Walking

Many attendees enjoy the 40-minute walk to Edgbaston from the city centre.

The walking route between Birmingham New Street Station and Edgbaston is straightforward with comprehensive signs and our Cricketeers will be on hand to help you find your way.

Click here to view walking route map.

Coach Travel

Coach services operate across the country to Birmingham Coach Station in Digbeth. More information on coach travel can be found at nationalexpress.com.

If you wish to book a private coach parking space this must be booked in advance by contacting 0121 446 3605.

Taxi Drop Off & Pickup

We kindly ask all spectator to arrange taxi drop off and pickup away from Edgbaston to avoid unnecessary traffic and to adhere to local parking restrictions.

Road Closure

Edgbaston Road outside Edgbaston Stadium will be closed from 9am to 11am, and 45 minutes after play finishes, to allow the safe entry and exit of spectators. Please allow more time if traveling to the stadium.

Birmingham Clean Air Zone

Please note that from 1 June 2021, Birmingham City Council introduced a Clean Air Zone within the A4540 Middleway (Inner City Ring Road).

Edgbaston is not within the Clean Air Zone, however, if you drive through the Clean Air Zone area  in a car or van, you could be charged £8 per day if your vehicle does not meet the required standards. Driving on the A4540 Middleway itself will not incur charges.

You can check if you will be charged using the Government vehicle checker and view a map of the Clean Air Zone, on the Brum Breathes website.

Hotel

Edgbaston Park Hotel is a contemporary, four-star hotel just a five-minute drive away from Edgbaston Stadium.

It is the nearest hotel to the stadium and only two miles away from Birmingham city centre, making us the ideal choice if you’re travelling via Birmingham’s main transport links.

The hotel has its own train station – University – which is a short stroll from the hotel and runs a high-frequency service to and from New Street Station in just seven minutes.

Check out our latest offers at edgbastonparkhotel.com/special-offers/ or call 0121 414 8888 to book your stay.

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