Edgbaston Cricket Ground (Birmingham)

The fourth largest cricket venue in England, Edgbaston is the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club. The ground has hosted a number of Test Matches, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals, in particular the ICC Champions Trophy Final in 2013. Edgbaston has also been the venue of the Twenty20 Cup finals day 10 times, including every year since 2013.

Four group matches at the 2019 Cricket World Cup and the semi-final in which England beat Australia, were held at Edgbaston.

Tenants: Warwickshire County Cricket Club (County Championship/One-Day Cup)/Birmingham Bears (T20 Blast) & Birmingham Phoenix (The Hundred)

Opened: 1882

Capacity: 25,000

Address: Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham, B5 7QU


Location & Travel to Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Located in the affluent Birmingham surburb of Edgbaston, the ground is approximately 3.5 miles away from the City Centre.

Airport: Birmingham Airport is located approximately 10 miles east of Edgbaston. The Airport serves European destinations, as well as international destinations such as the Caribbean, India, Pakistan, Qatar and the UAE. There is a train station at the airport which connects to central Birmingham.

Thinking of going to Birmingham? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

Bus: Bus 45 and 47 leaves from central Birmingham (Carrs Lane) and drops off just outside the ground at Pershore Road.

Coach: Birmingham Coach Station is close to the city centre, approximately 2 miles north of the ground, with bus number 35 heading to Edgbaston from the station.

National Express has links to many destinations from Birmingham, you can search and book your tickets here.

Alternatively, Megabus offers cheap travel to Birmingham and offers over 10 routes from Aberdeen, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.

Driving: The ground offers official car parking which can be booked online through the Edgbaston ticketing website here.

Train: Birmingham New Street Station is the closest station, about 2 miles away. The biggest of Birmingham’s train stations, it serves many destinations across the UK including Bournemouth, Bristol Temple Meads, Cardiff Central, Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Central, Leicester, London Euston, Manchester Piccadilly, Newcastle, Nottingham, Oxford, Reading,  Sheffield and Southampton Central.

Birmingham’s other main stations, Moor Street and Snow Hill, are approximately 3 miles away from the ground.

Thinking of catching a train to Birmingham? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Further information can be found on the Club’s Official Website, here.


Tickets at Edgbaston Cricket Ground

Tickets for all cricket matches held at Edgbaston, both domestic and international, are available to purchase through the official Edgbaston website here.

To give an idea on prices, tickets in the 2018 season for domestic matches at Edgbaston were:

Vitality Blast (Birmingham Bears): Adults – £15 Early Bird, £19 advance, £25 on day & Under 16’s – Free

Royal London One-Day Cup (Warwickshire Bears): Adults – £15 & Under 16’s – Free

Specsavers County Championship (Warwickshire Country Cricket Club): Adults – £15 & Under 16’s – Free


Where to stay in Birmingham

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Birmingham by clicking here.


Further Information

Edgbaston Cricket Ground Official Website

Warwickshire County Cricket Club Official Website

Sports Tourist Birmingham City Guide


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.