How to get here

Lichfield District is in southern Staffordshire, convenient for Birmingham and the National Exhibition Centre. The M6 Toll also runs down the western side of the district and links the M6 with the M42. Visit for charges.

By road

The A38 and A5 meet in Lichfield and provide direct access to the Midlands motorway network: M42, M50, M40, M5/M6, and M1.

Car parks

View a map of city centre car parks (external link)

There are two electric charging points in the Friary Outer car park - please view the car park map for the location. (external link)

By rail

Lichfield has two train stations. Lichfield City Station on Birmingham Road is just minutes from the city centre. Just opposite the bus station, it offers frequent direct services to Birmingham New Street Station.

Lichfield Trent Valley Station, is about a five minute drive or a 20 minute walk from the city centre. It offers direct services to London Euston and the north. The station can be easily reached by car, taxi, or train from Lichfield City Station and offers ample parking.

Train enquiries: 08457 484950 or visit

By air

Birmingham International Airport is only a 30 minute drive away. Enquiries: 0870 733 5511

East Midlands Airport at Castle Donington is a 45 minute drive. Enquiries: 01332 852852

By coach

National coaches serve London, the north and the south west from Lichfield. Our tourist information team offers a ticket agency service for National Express.

Local buses & trains

Lichfield, Burntwood and the district’s main villages are served by several bus companies who provide a range of services. We advise looking at route and timetable information before travelling. These are available from the Regional Travel Line on 0870 6082608. Call Centro 0121 200 2700 for local bus and trains information.

Local taxi firms

3 Spires Cabs

Tel: 01543 264499


Tel: 0845 4590497

Abacus Taxis

Tel: 07532 314225

Academy Cars

Tel: 07952 061614

Airport Connections

Tel: 01543 432244

Airport Cars Lichfield

Tel: 01543 432604   Mob: 07050 197845