Wolverhampton travel guide

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You're Going to Love Wolverhampton

With a population of 252,791, Wolverhampton is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Wolverhampton

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Hungry Bistro (81 Lichfield Street) and The Meathouse (The Square, Codsall) are great picks.

When to visit Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Wolverhampton in December
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Wolverhampton


Although Wolverhampton doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 29 km from Wolverhampton. The shortest flight to Wolverhampton from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 05m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Wolverhampton, followed by West Midlands Railway. The train journey from Wolverhampton to Manchester takes 1h 31m and costs around $57 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $34 for a 1h 32m trip. Located 0.3 km from the city centre, Wolverhampton is the busiest station in Wolverhampton. Another popular train station is Wolverhampton Bilbrook, located 6 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Wolverhampton is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 182 km from Wolverhampton. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Wolverhampton, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Manchester, the bus ride to Wolverhampton takes 169 km and will cost you around $17. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 185 km.

Airports near Wolverhampton

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Where to stay in Wolverhampton

Average rates range from around $150 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $125 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Wolverhampton

Hiring a car in Wolverhampton

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 36% cheaper than airport locations in Wolverhampton.

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Wolverhampton (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.66 and $51.54. Mini (Fiat 500 or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Wolverhampton, while also 39% cheaper than other types, on average.