Getting here

By car
Fort Dunlop is at the heart of the motorway network, sitting between junctions 5 and 6 on the M6, which links directly to the M5, M42, M1 and M69. Fort Dunlop is located on the A47 (Fort Parkway), which takes you directly to the city centre in around ten minutes.

Parking at Fort Dunlop is now cheaper than ever:

New Daily Tariff
Up to 1.5 hrs £1.00
Up to 2.5 hrs £2.00
Up to 5 hrs £4.00
Up to 8 hrs £7.00
Over 8 hours £10.00


By train
Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill, Moor Street and Birmingham International rail stations serve as links to the north and south of the UK. Taxis from New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street are approximately £10-13.

The nearest train station to Fort Dunlop is Gravelly Hill (2.5 miles). Gravelly Hill has regular services direct from Birmingham New Street station (10-12 minutes). Visit for more information.

By air
Birmingham International Airport is located just 10 miles away from Fort Dunlop. It is one of the UK’s fastest growing airports, with over 50 airlines operating to more than 110 destinations carrying 9 million passengers each year.

By bus
Fort Dunlop has its own double decker bus which runs to and from the city centre at peak hours. The free service runs Monday to Friday at peak hours, so no more “Sorry, I’m late boss!”

There are additional bus routes operating in the area. Visit or call 0121 200 2700 for more information.

Fort Dunlop Bus Timetable (Monday – Friday only)

Morning Service

7:40am Matthew Boulton Campus, 7:50am Star City, 8:05am Fort Dunlop to City Centre.

8:10am Fort Shopping Park, 8:15am Star City, 8:27am Moor St. Station, 8:30am Small Brook Queensway, 8:35am Corporation St, 8:40am Matthew Boulton Campus, 8:50am Star City, 9:05am Fort Dunlop to City Centre.

9:10am Fort Shopping Park, 9:15am Star City, 9:27am Moor St. Station, 9:30am Small Brook Queensway, 9:35am Corporation St, 9:40am Matthew Boulton Campus, 9:50am Star City, 10:05am Fort Dunlop to City Centre.

Evening Service

5:05pm Fort Dunlop to City Centre, 5:10pm Fort Shopping Park, 5:15pm Star City, 5:27pm Moor St. Station, 5:30pm Small Brook Queensway, 5:35pm Corporation St, 5:40pm Matthew Boulton Campus, 5:50pm Star City, 6:05pm Fort Dunlop to City Centre.

6:10pm Fort Shopping Park, 6:15pm Star City, 6:27pm Moor St. Station, 6.30pm Small Brook Queensway, 6:35pm Corporation St, 6:40pm Matthew Boulton Campus, 6:50pm Star City, 7:05pm Fort Dunlop to City Centre.