Worcester travel guide

Worcester Tourism | Worcester Guide

You're Going to Love Worcester

With a population of 100,023, Worcester is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country. Worcester deserves at least 2 full days for you to see its main sights.

Where to Eat in Worcester

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Kings Head Bar and Grill, Worcester (67 Sidbury) and The Swan at Whittington (Whittington) are great picks. For delicious green meals, The Anchor Inn (54 Diglis Road) and The Fox & Hounds at Lulsley (Lulsley) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Worcester.

When to visit Worcester

Worcester in February
Estimated hotel price
$61
1 night at 3-star hotel
Worcester in February
Estimated hotel price
$61
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Worcester

Plane

Although Worcester doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 27 miles from Worcester. The shortest flight to Worcester from the United States departs from New York and takes around 15h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Worcester, followed by West Midlands Railway. The train journey from Worcester to London takes 1h 05m and costs around $126 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $75 for a 1h 42m trip. Located 0.4 miles from the city center, Worcester is the busiest station in Worcester. Another popular train station is Worcester Shrub Hill, located 0.7 miles from the center.

Car

Another option to get to Worcester is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 101 miles from Worcester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Worcester, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Worcester takes 110 miles and will cost you around $18. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 120 miles. Worcester’s bus station is located 3 miles from the city center.

Plane

Although Worcester doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 27 miles from Worcester. The shortest flight to Worcester from the United States departs from New York and takes around 15h.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Worcester, followed by West Midlands Railway. The train journey from Worcester to London takes 1h 05m and costs around $126 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Manchester, expect to pay about $75 for a 1h 42m trip. Located 0.4 miles from the city center, Worcester is the busiest station in Worcester. Another popular train station is Worcester Shrub Hill, located 0.7 miles from the center.

Car

Another option to get to Worcester is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 101 miles from Worcester. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Worcester, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Worcester takes 110 miles and will cost you around $18. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $17 for a journey of 120 miles. Worcester’s bus station is located 3 miles from the city center.

Airports near Worcester

Airlines serving Worcester

Lufthansa
Good (4,703 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,678 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,550 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,980 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,404 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,073 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (686 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
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Where to stay in Worcester

Average rates range from around $110 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $127 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Worcester

Most booked hotels in Worcester

The Swan Hotel
3 stars
Excellent (8.4, 517 reviews)
$114+
Worcester Bank House Hotel Spa & Golf, BW Premier Collection
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, 1238 reviews)
$118+
The Worcester Whitehouse Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.8, 2627 reviews)
$118+
Travelodge Worcester
3 stars
Excellent (8.5, 3 reviews)
$55+
Ye Olde Talbot Hotel by Greene King Inns
3 stars
Good (7.3, 1879 reviews)
$74+
The Bulls Head Inn
3 stars
Good (7.2, 227 reviews)
$83+

Renting a car in Worcester

Renting a car in Worcester costs $84 per day, on average, or $169 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 44% more expensive than at Birmingham.

Expect to pay $7.04 per gallon in Worcester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $84.49 and $112.65. The most frequently booked car type in Worcester is Standard (Class Standard Van or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Kia Picanto or similar) are, on average, 79% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Renting a car in Worcester costs $84 per day, on average, or $169 if you want to rent if for 2 days.

You’re likely to save money by renting your car at the airport: locations in the city are, on average, 44% more expensive than at Birmingham.

Expect to pay $7.04 per gallon in Worcester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $84.49 and $112.65. The most frequently booked car type in Worcester is Standard (Class Standard Van or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Mini rental cars (Kia Picanto or similar) are, on average, 79% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.