Public and private transport in Wolverhampton is ideal for taking you out and about, with buses, trains, trams, cycle hire, and Uber cabs available across the city and region.

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Top 5 destinations direct from Wolverhampton.

Direct Train: 1 hour 10 minutes

Fare: return tickets from £27

Manchester is a major metropolis in the north-west of the country. Here, we recommend hitting up the alternative Northern Quarter for bohemian bars and independent shops, seeing a show or play at the grade II listed Royal Exchange, or take in the art at Manchester Art Gallery.

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Direct Train: 20 minutes

Fare: return tickets from £6.90

Birmingham is the UK’s second-largest city and can be reached by train or tram direct from Wolverhampton. You’ll find an array of canal-side bars and restaurants at Brindley Place, high street favourites and luxury stores alike inside the Bull Ring Shopping Centre, and amazing exhibitions and art work on show at the iconic Birmingham Museum and Art gallery.

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Direct Train: 2 hours 11 minutes

Fare: return tickets from £22

London is our capital city and as you would expect, there are an endless array of things to do and discover. Reachable by a direct train from Wolverhampton, it’s easy to explore in a single day.

Check out London’s famous West End for all the latest shows and plays including long-running favourites such as The Lion King, Les Misérables and Mamma Mia.

After some arts and culture? Known as the ‘Museum District’, head to South Kensington for all the world-famous galleries and museums including The National History Museum.

Dotted right across the capital, experience some of London’s best street-food markets and market halls including Borough, Seven Dials and Spitalfields markets – to name just a few!

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Direct Train: 1 hour, 13 minuted

Fare: return tickets from £22

Take a direct by train from Wolverhampton to the bustling and vibrant city of Liverpool. Home to the historic Royal Albert Dock, it’s the perfect place for waterfront dining, a spot of retail therapy or a visit to the home of modern art, Tate Liverpool. If music is more your thing, then be sure to head to The Beatle’s Story, an award-winning exhibition that takes you on a journey through the lives of Liverpool’s most famous export.

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Direct Train: 3 hours, 50 minutes

Fare: return tickets from £70

Scotland’s capital city and home to the world's largest performance arts festival, The Edinburgh Fringe – it's not one to miss.

We recommend checking out the imposing Edinburgh Castle which dominates the city's skyline or hiking up to Arthur’s Seat for stunning panoramic views. Edinburgh is also home to best-selling authors such as Ian Rankin and Alexander McCall Smith, so don’t forget to browse the independent book shops, including Topping Books which is the largest independent bookstore in Scotland.

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