Sitting at an elevation of 551 feet, The Hawthorns is officially the UK’s highest football ground, and has been the home of West Bromwich Albion
since 1900. The stadium has undergone considerable renovations in recent years, and now boasts a 27,000 all-seater capacity.
Easily accessible via the motorway on the outskirts of Birmingham, The Hawthorns offers travelling supporters plenty of options when it comes to transport links. This helpful Liftshare guide details the quickest and cheapest ways to get there.
How to get to The Hawthorns
Several local bus services operate on Birmingham Road, which runs directly past the north side of the stadium. A full list of timetables and routes can be found here
The Hawthorns railways station is conveniently located within a few hundred yards of the stadium. If you’re coming from out of town, the easiest route is to get a train into Birmingham’s New Street station and then hop on a local train or metro out to The Hawthorns from Birmingham’s Snow Hill station.
West Bromwich is located to the west of Birmingham and is easily accessible via the main routes, including the M6. Follow the road as it loops round Birmingham, then join the M5 and follow signs for The Hawthorns. Post code: B71 4LF.
Whilst there’s no parking available on the stadium grounds, home and away fans can make use of a match day car park at the Evans Easy Space Factory unit site on Middlemore Road. You may also find car parks on some of the surrounding industrial sites, all of which charge a small fee per car. Limited street parking is also available.
Lift share to and from The Hawthorns
Travelling by car doesn’t have to be expensive, especially if you’re splitting the cost of fuel and parking with your passengers. Car sharing is becoming an increasingly popular mode of transport across the UK, with friends, families and strangers coming together to cut down on the cost of travel. So fill up your passenger seats, save money and enjoy some company on your way to and from The Hawthorns.