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Discover Dudley

Dudley borough is located in the Heart of England; just a few miles west of Birmingham and on the border of the Worcestershire and South Staffordshire countryside to the east. It is easily accessible by road, rail and water.

By rail and bus

If you are travelling by train the two main stations are Wolverhampton and Birmingham’s New Street. You can pick up connecting trains to local stations in Stourbridge, Dudley Port, Tipton and Sandwell & Dudley. Or take one of the frequent bus services that run throughout the borough and also link with nearby Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

Plan your journey and book tickets:

National Rail

Traveline West Midlands

Network West Midlands 

NX Bus

Bus numbers


Across the borough:

Dudley to Brierley Hill - 6
Dudley to Halesowen - 18
Dudley to Kingswinford - 5
Dudley to Oldbury - 87
Dudley to Sedgley - 1
Dudley to Stourbridge - 16,17

To visitor attractions:

Barrow Hill Local Nature Reserve - 2, 5, 6
Blackcountryman Boat trips - 6, 8
Black Country Living Museum - 11, 11A
Buckpool and Fens Pool Local Nature Reserve - 6
Castlegate 11, 11A, 74, 87
Cotwall End Valley Local Nature Reserve - 1, 27, 27A
Dudley Archives and Local History Service - 11, 11A
Dudley Canal and Tunnel Trust - 11, 11A
Dudley Zoo - 11, 42, 87, 126, X7
intu Merry Hill - 2, 7, 8,18, 81
Lace Guild - 16, 17
Leasowes - 19
Red House Glass Cone - 16, 17
Ruskin Glass and Glasshouse Heritage Centre - 16, 17
Saltwells Local Nature Reserve - 81
Village Hotel - X7, 74, 87
Wren's Nest National Nature Reserve - 8, 82

By car

If you are travelling by car, Dudley is accessed by junctions 2, 3 or 4 of the M5 or by the M6 through Wolverhampton/Walsall and the M42 from the south. Dudley is only 45 minutes drive from Birmingham International Airport.

Plan your journey:

AA route planner

RAC route planner

By water

If you are planning to make the most of Dudley’s canal network, visit the Canal and River Trust website.