In the center of Birmingham, the Central Backpackers is just a 1-minute walk from the National Express Bus Station and the Bull Ring shopping center is only a 5 minute walk away. Free Wi-Fi is available and a free snack buffet is served nightly. A Wii, Playstation 3 and an X-Box are free for guests to use. Guests can socialize in the brightly decorated common room and bar, which hosts weekly movie and quiz nights. The Backpackers also has a fully-fitted communal kitchen. Just a 3-minute walk away is the Custard Factory, a creative center with art galleries, shops, restaurants and a nightclub. Free on-site parking is available. Birmingham New Street Train Station is less than a 10 minute walk away. All rooms at the Birmingham Central Backpackers are individually decorated and range from dorms to private bedrooms.