Transport

The best way to explore Birmingham is on foot as the majority of the city centre is now pedestrianised and the canals make for attractive walkways. The most popular form of transport used in Birmingham and the West Midlands area are buses. There is no central bus station, but a bus stop can be found on almost every corner. Single fares, travel cards, and day tickets are available for unlimited travel for a day. An exact fare is required if paying by cash but cashless travel is also an option.

Black cabs can be hailed in the street or reached at one of the many taxi ranks in the city centre, the main ones situated at New Street Station, Stephenson Street, and Digbeth Coach Station. New Street and Moor Street train stations provide rail connections to destinations throughout the UK. For coach transfers to other major towns and cities, National Express is a good bet. Mobile app based taxi services, like Uber, are also available.


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