Oldbury travel guide

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You're Going to Love Oldbury

With a population of 10,830, Oldbury is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

When to visit Oldbury

Oldbury in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Oldbury in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Oldbury


When flying to Oldbury, you’ll arrive at Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 19 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Oldbury from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 05m.


Train is the most popular train carrier serving Oldbury, followed by West Midlands Railway. The train journey from Oldbury to Manchester takes 1h 32m and costs around $32 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $32 for a 1h 32m trip. Located 2.7 km from the city centre, Oldbury Rowley Regis, Wmidlands is the busiest station in Oldbury. Another popular train station is Oldbury Smethwick Rolfe Street, Wmidlands, located 3 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Oldbury is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 171 km from Oldbury. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Oldbury, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Oldbury takes 185 km and will cost you around $10. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 193 km.

Airports near Oldbury

Airlines serving Oldbury

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
Good (820 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (3,964 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (195 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Cathay Pacific
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Where to stay in Oldbury

Average rates range from around $160 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $86 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Oldbury

Most booked hotels in Oldbury

Travelodge Birmingham Central
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Hampton by Hilton Birmingham Broad Street
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
Novotel Birmingham Centre
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
Birmingham Strathallan Hotel, BW Signature Collection
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
Ibis Budget Birmingham Centre
Good (6.7, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Oldbury

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Oldbury (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.71 and $51.61. The most frequently booked car type in Oldbury is Compact (Ford Focus or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini car hire (Seat Mii or similar) is, on average, 77% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.