Lichfield travel guide

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You're Going to Love Lichfield

With a population of 28.973, Lichfield is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Lichfield to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Lichfield

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Boat Inn (Walsall Road Summerhill, nr Muckley Corner) and Pom's Kitchen & Deli (20-22 Bird Street) are great picks.

When to visit Lichfield

Lichfield in January
Estimated hotel price
£62
1 night at 3-star hotel
Lichfield in January
Estimated hotel price
£62
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Lichfield

Plane

Although Lichfield doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 26 km from Lichfield. Birmingham Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Lichfield departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Lichfield, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Lichfield to Manchester takes 1h 55m and costs around £12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about £10 for a 2h 01m trip. Located 1.8 km from the city centre, Lichfield Trent Valley is the busiest station in Lichfield. Another popular train station is Lichfield Shenstone, Wmidlands, located 5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Lichfield is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 175 km from Lichfield. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lichfield, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Lichfield takes 153 km and will cost you around £7. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £9 for a journey of 193 km.

Plane

Although Lichfield doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Birmingham Airport (UK) (BHX), which is located 26 km from Lichfield. Birmingham Airport (UK) is the most popular, with regular flights from easyJet, British Airways, Loganair and other airlines departing from the United Kingdom. The shortest domestic flight to Lichfield departs from Belfast and takes around 1h 05m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Lichfield, followed by Avanti West Coast. The train journey from Lichfield to Manchester takes 1h 55m and costs around £12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about £10 for a 2h 01m trip. Located 1.8 km from the city centre, Lichfield Trent Valley is the busiest station in Lichfield. Another popular train station is Lichfield Shenstone, Wmidlands, located 5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Lichfield is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 175 km from Lichfield. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Lichfield, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Nottingham, the bus ride to Lichfield takes 153 km and will cost you around £7. From Bristol, the ticket costs about £9 for a journey of 193 km.

Airports near Lichfield

Airlines serving Lichfield

Lufthansa
Good (4,575 reviews)
KLM
Good (851 reviews)
SWISS
Good (919 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,399 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,590 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,276 reviews)
Air France
Good (971 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,542 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,924 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,119 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,481 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (5,662 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (222 reviews)
Finnair
Good (886 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (833 reviews)
LOT
Good (681 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,153 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (915 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (830 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Lichfield

Most booked hotels in Lichfield

The Cathedral Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
£69+
Best Western Lichfield City Centre The George Hotel
3 stars
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
£72+
The Belfry Hotel & Resort
4 stars
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
£146+
Moor Hall Hotel & Spa, BW PREMIER COLLECTION
4 stars
Good (7.2, Good reviews)
£113+
Lea Marston Hotel
4 stars
Good (6.8, Good reviews)
£89+
Cuttle Bridge Inn Hotel
3 stars
Good (6.7, Good reviews)
£48+

Hiring a car in Lichfield

Hiring a car in Lichfield costs £23 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 36% cheaper than airport locations in Lichfield.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Lichfield (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Lichfield is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Hiring a car in Lichfield costs £23 per day, on average.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 36% cheaper than airport locations in Lichfield.

Expect to pay £1.50 per litre in Lichfield (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between £17.93 and £23.91. The most frequently booked car type in Lichfield is Economy (Volkswagen Polo or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Auris or similar) is, on average, 79% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.