Travel to Droitwich Spa

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Travel by Air

The nearest airport is Birmingham Airport BHX (formerly known as Birmingham International Airport) (45 Km), with regular connections to most European and many international destinations. It lies close to the junction of the M42 and M6 motorways. The airport is connected to Birmingham International railway station, which lies on main line between Birmingham (New Street) and London (Euston), and which also services the nearby National Exhibition Centre. It is expected that a new adjacent railway station will be built to serve the airport and the NEC as part of the anticipated “High Speed Two” development.

Birmingham Airport to Droitwich Spa by Road
  • Take the “Exit” and follow the signs for A45 and M42.
  • At the A45/M42 junction, take the M42 South (following the signs for “M40 to London” and “M42 to Birmingham South”).
  • At the M42/M40 junction, continue on the M42 (following the signs for “Birmingham South”).
  • At the M42/M5 junction, take the M5 South (following the signs for “Worcester”).
  • Leave the M5 at Junction 5 (labelled “Droitwich and Bromsgrove”), and follow the A38 South sign-posted for “Droitwich”.
  • (If you miss the turn-off at Junction 5, leave at the next exit, Junction 6 (labelled “Worcester North”), and follow the road North sign-posted for “Droitwich”.
Birmingham Airport to Droitwich Spa by Rail
  • Leave the airport arrivals, and follow the signs for “Birmingham International” railway station. There is a free elevated/shuttle service to the railway station.
  • Take a train to Birmingham New Street. Trains run about every 10-20 mins. Note that all East-bound trains from Birmingham International will stop at Birmingham New Street.
  • At Birmingham New Street take a train to Droitwich Spa (the trains will be signed for “Worcester/Malvern/Ledbury/Hereford”). Trains run about every hour, and the journey time is about 30-40 mins. These trains will normally only stop at “University” and “Bromsgrove”, with “Droitwich Spa” as the third stop.
  • Note that it is possible to travel to Droitwich Spa via Stourbridge and Kidderminster, but these trains run from Birmingham Snow Hill or Birmingham Moor Street stations.

Travel by Road

Droitwich Spa is close to Worcester and is accessed by road from the M5 motorway at Junction 5 (from the North) or Junction 6 (from the South) – see details above.

Travel by Rail

Droitwich Spa has a railway station with connections via Birmingham New Street to London Euston (see above) or via Worcester (with connections to London Paddington).

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