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Public transport

Walsall is well served by local public transport routes with access to national coach and rail networks.

For assistance with planning a journey involving public transport in the West Midlands area the Network West Midlands journey planner may be of use to you.

For recent news, timetable changes and additional information about all forms of public transport in the West Midlands please visit the Network West Midlands website.


Walsall residents will soon be able to benefit from a new rapid transit bus services along the A34 and A45 Sprint route between Walsall, Birmingham and Solihull. You can find out more about the scheme, which is being developed by Transport for the West Midlands. The new services will first launch in May 2022 with a fleet of zero-emission double decker Platinum buses, which will be able to beat traffic jams and offer reliable journey times by using the dedicated bus lanes and priority at junctions along the routes.

Bus services in Walsall

Walsall is well served by local bus services, with two main points for interchange, St Paul’s bus station and Bradford Place. Both St Paul’s and Bradford Place are only a short walk from the Town Hall and Civic Centre.

For information on bus service times please call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

National Express West Midlands is the main bus operator within the West Midlands. Further information on all fares, routes, frequencies and travel cards in the West Midlands area can be found on the National Express West Midlands website.

Other main operators in Walsall are:

Diamond Buses - more information on their services can be found on the Diamond website.

Arriva Buses - more information on their services can be found on the Arriva website.

Coach services in Walsall

You can find out more information about coach services on the National Express website or by telephoning 08717 81 81 78.

Rail connections in Walsall

Walsall is serviced by a local rail network, with services to Birmingham New Street and Rugeley Trent Valley.

From Birmingham New Street connections can be made to all Inter City routes and Birmingham International Airport.

For rail journey planners, please visit the National Rail Enquiries website or the Trainline website.

Metro connections in the West Midlands

The Midland Metro service connects Wolverhampton to Snow Hill via Bilston, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Handworth, and the Jewellery Quarter.

You can find further details about the route and timetables on the Travel Metro website.