Cheap Train Tickets to Wolverhampton

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Cheap Trains to Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a city located in the West Midlands; as of 2019, it had a population of 263,000. Wulfrūn founded the city of Wolverhampton, and its name comes from the Anglo-Saxon Wulfrūnehēantūn, which translates as Wulfrūn's principal enclosure or farm.

Wolverhampton Train Station is reachable in just over 15 minutes by train from Birmingham New Street. You can get to Wolverhampton by train from Leicester Station in just over 1 hour 20 mins, and Nottingham Station is around 1 hour 50 mins away.

This page provides useful tips to find cheap train tickets to Wolverhampton.

Tip 1 Buy tickets in advance to save money
Train companies offer cheaper Advance tickets up to 12 weeks before the travel date. Booking as soon as possible ensures the most significant savings; advance fares sell out fast. If you can't book early, advance fares may be available up to an hour before departure if they haven't sold out.
Tip 2 Avoid booking fees
Other train ticket retailers charge a booking fee for every journey you book with them, but not Split My Fare. Only if you save by splitting your ticket will we deduct 15% of the amount saved.

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Tip 3 Claim a refund when your train is delayed
There is no guarantee that your train will depart on time or that you won't arrive at your destination late. Delay Repay enables you to claim a full or partial refund when your trains are delayed, whatever the reason. Eligibility for compensation differs across train operators, but you can generally get a refund on any delay over 15 minutes. Check with the operator their policy and apply for the refund through them.
Tip 4 Book together when travelling as a group
When taking the train with 3-9 people, you can get cheap train tickets to Wolverhampton with a Groupsave discount. You can save 1/3 during off-peak hours when you book and travel together on the same train. The saving is automatically added for you. To avoid having many tickets, collect with e-tickets and forward them to the rest of your group.
Tip 5 Travel on a slower train to make savings
You may want to get to your destination as quickly as possible. If you aren't in a hurry, you can save by taking a slower train on a less direct route that may involve changes. Split My Fare shows you slower trains if they are cheaper, though if you want to reach your destination quickly, you can choose only to see faster journeys.
Tip 6 Compare the price of standard and first-class tickets to Wolverhampton
Because of fluctuations in demand for different ticket types, it can be worth comparing standard and first-class ticket prices. If few first-class tickets have been sold, they may be similarly priced or even cheaper than standard tickets. Benefits of travelling first class include getting a bigger seat and complimentary food and drink.
Tip 7 Purchase a Railcard
If you regularly take the train, it is worth purchasing a railcard. Even if you travel a few times a year, you can make savings of 1/3, get free entry to attractions and benefit from discounts. There are many different Railcards available; the Two Together Railcard, for example, is £30 per year, saving 1/3.

The Family and Friends Railcard gives children 60% off and 1/3 off for adults; it can be used by up to four adults and four children. This railcard is excellent for a big family or when travelling with friends.

The Disabled Persons Railcard is £30 and gives a 1/3 discount.

The Senior Railcard is for over 60's and costs £70 for three years.

Other railcards available include the Network, 16-25, 26-30 and HM forces railcards. You can find Railcards on sale at National Rail ticket offices, more details are on the Railcard website.

Visiting Wolverhampton

Public Transport

Wolverhampton is easily reachable from most major cities in the UK. Avanti West Coast runs trains from London Euston and Edinburgh Waverley; London Northwestern Railway runs trains from Liverpool Lime Street and Birmingham New Street; West Midlands Trains runs trains from Birmingham New Street and Shrewsbury, and CrossCountry runs trains to Wolverhampton to Manchester Piccadilly and Bristol Temple Meads.


There are many attractions worth visiting in Wolverhampton. Wightwick Manor and Gardens is a very popular place to visit, especially in Summer. If you are a fan of shows and musicals, then The Grand Theatre is worth visiting. Football fans can take in Premier League matches at Molineux Stadium.

Popular Routes to Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton is a popular destination with its shops and the Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Passengers frequently take trains to Wolverhampton from the following stations:Wolverhampton is a popular destination with its shops and the Wolverhampton Art Gallery. Passengers frequently take trains to Wolverhampton from the following stations:

From To Average Journey Time
London Euston Wolverhampton 2 hr 23 mins
Birmingham New Street Wolverhampton 19 mins
Manchester Piccadilly Wolverhampton 1 hr 27min
Glasgow Central Wolverhampton 3 hrs 54 mins

Frequently Asked Questions

What train line is Wolverhampton on?

Wolverhampton is on numerous major train lines with destinations including Bristol, Manchester, and Edinburgh.

Are Wolverhampton trains running today?

Trains run from Wolverhampton Station throughout the year except on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Which train companies run services to Wolverhampton?

Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, London Northwestern Railway, Transport for Wales, and West Midlands Trains are the train companies that run services to Wolverhampton.

How do I find cheap tickets to Wolverhampton?

You can find cheap tickets to Wolverhampton by booking with Split My Fare and saving up to 90% with split ticketing.