The number 529 double-decker bus at Walsall bus station, en route to Wolverhampton via Willenhall


Public and private transport in Walsall is ideal for taking you out and about, with busestrains, cycle hire and Uber cabs available across the town and region. The University inter-campus bus is also in operation during term-time, taking you across our other campuses free of charge. 

Walsall railway station is conveniently located just a short distance from the campus, providing convenient access to various exciting destinations such as Birmingham, Dudley, and Cannock. 

A dark blue double decker bus with University of Wolverhampton branding
Two people walking towards Walsall St Pauls Bus Station, a round building with a wide, extended roof and its name written across several divided windows
Walsall train station, stairs leading to a red brick building with train station signage outside
A student riding a hired bicycle with West Midlands Cycle Hire branding

Top 4 destinations direct from Walsall.

Birmingham is the UK’s second-largest city and can be reached in less than 40 minutes by train. You’ll find an array of canal-side bars and restaurants at Brindley Place, high street favourites and luxury stores inside the Bull Ring Shopping Centre, and amazing exhibitions and artwork on show at the iconic Birmingham Museum and Art gallery.  

Besides being a handy direct 45-minute connection to Birmingham International Airport, this stop has a lot more than meets the eye.

Get off here for Resorts World where you will find outlet shopping, an array of dining options including Five Guys, Gourmet Burger Kitchen, and Vietnamese Street Kitchen, plus an array of other attractions including Hollywood Bowl, ODEON Cinema and casino. See world-class musicians, comedians, and live sports events at The Resorts World Arena.

You can also access the NEC from this station stop which is a premier exhibition venue featuring exciting events that range from Crufts to Autosport International.  

Just under 45 minutes by direct train, Dudley has so much to offer its visitors. Attractions such as Dudley Zoo and the Black Country Museum, detailing the regions rich industrial history, are not to be missed.

Just a stones-throw from the centre is Merry Hill Shopping Centre, with a range of stores, dining spots at Eat Central and attractions such as Hollywood Bowl and ODEON Cinema.

Just a quick 15-minute direct train ride from Walsall lies Cannock. Explore the West Midlands Designer Outlet for fantastic deals on designer items, indulge in dining options like Pizza Express, Wagamama, and Five Guys, or enjoy a cup of coffee from Starbucks or Coffee #1.

Nature enthusiasts can venture to Cannock Chase, an area of exceptional natural beauty, ideal for activities such as walking, jogging, bike trails, and experiencing the thrill of Go Ape.