Getting Here

Woodbrooke is based in Selly Oak – around five miles south of Birmingham city centre. We encourage our visitors to travel by public transport where possible.

For satnavs use the postcode: B29 6LJ

Travel directions to Woodbrooke

By rail

Mainline trains arrive into Birmingham New Street, Moor Street and Snow Hill stations. Local trains from New Street to Selly Oak take about 10 minutes. From Selly Oak station it is a short bus ride or a 20–25 minute walk.

By coach

National Express coaches terminate at Digbeth Coach Station in Birmingham, a 10-15-minute walk from New Street from where you can travel by bus, taxi or train.

By taxi

There are taxi ranks at New Street and Moor Street railway stations and Digbeth coach station. If you choose to travel from Selly Oak by taxi, you will need to pre-book a taxi.

Call TOA Taxis on 0121 427 8888 or request an Uber using your smartphone.

By bus

Buses run to Woodbrooke from close to Birmingham New Street and Moor Street stations. For Woodbrooke you need to alight the bus at ‘Witherford Way’ stop. Buses accept the exact fare only so please have plenty of change with you.

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Please note there have been changes to the bus services to Woodbrooke. More information can be found here:

Bus Service Changes

By road

Woodbrooke is accessible from the A38 Bristol Road.

If you are travelling south (from Birmingham city centre towards Longbridge): Travel through Selly Oak, continue straight ahead and when the road slopes downhill, carry on past Fircroft College on your left. Woodbrooke is on the left shortly afterwards.

If you are travelling north on the A38 (towards Birmingham city centre): After leaving Northfield, continue straight ahead. When you pass under a footbridge, look out for Woodbrooke 200 yards on the right, on the opposite side of the carriageway. Go further up the hill and do a U-turn through the next gap (as signposted) to come back down the hill to the Woodbrooke entrance.

To get to the A38

From the M6 – take Junction 6 and head towards the M38 Aston Expressway which will turn into the A38 Bristol Road. Continue for around five miles.

From the M40 – join the M42, exiting the M42 at Junction 2. Take the A441 towards Birmingham (signposted Cadbury World). After six miles, turn left onto the A38 Bristol Road. Woodbrooke is on the left after Fircroft College.

From the M5 Junction 4 – take the A38 (travelling north) for approximately six miles.