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 one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Worcester

If you’re looking for affordable options, Ounce Bar & Kitchen (40 The Tything) and The Kings Head Bar and Grill, Worcester (67 Sidbury) are great picks.

When to visit Worcester

Worcester in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Worcester in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Worcester


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 Boston and takes around 11h 40m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Worcester, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Worcester to London takes 1h 05m and costs around $121 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Stockport, expect to pay about $70 for a 1h 18m 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.


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 DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Worcester, including FlixBus, Megabus and National Express. From Bristol, the bus ride to Worcester takes 105 miles and will cost you around $11. From Manchester, the ticket costs about $9 for a journey of 130 miles. Worcester’s bus station is located 3 miles from the city center.

Airports near Worcester

Airlines serving Worcester

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Worcester

Average rates range from around $105 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $100 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Worcester

Most booked hotels in Worcester

Worcester Bank House Hotel Spa & Golf, BW Premier Collection
Excellent (8.1, 901 reviews)
Travelodge Worcester
Excellent (8.7, 10 reviews)
Worcester Whitehouse
Good (7.7, 2462 reviews)
Ye Olde Talbot Hotel by Greene King Inns
Good (7.3, 1556 reviews)
The Bulls Head Inn
Good (7.2, 172 reviews)
Severn View Hotel
Okay (5.6, 887 reviews)

Renting a car in Worcester

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 52% cheaper than airport locations in Worcester.

Expect to pay $6.74 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 $80.86 and $107.81. The most frequently booked car type in Worcester is Mini (Ford Galaxy or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Standard rental cars (Opel Insignia or similar) are, on average, 56% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.