How to travel from Birmingham to Coventry

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from Birmingham to Coventry

You can get from Birmingham to Coventry by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Birmingham to Coventry on Oct 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:04PMBirmingham New Street0h21 09:25PMCoventry
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09:04PMBirmingham New Street0h21 09:25PMCoventry
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09:10AMBirmingham New Street0h20 09:30AMCoventry
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08:30AMBirmingham New Street0h20 08:50AMCoventry
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08:10AMBirmingham New Street0h20 08:30AMCoventry
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Travel Information from Birmingham to Coventry

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $6
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or West Midlands Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 17 miles (27 km) between Birmingham and Coventry. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Birmingham to Coventry.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Coventry

Travel Tips: Travel to Coventry easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Birmingham to Coventry.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Coventry from Birmingham. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Coventry from Birmingham is by taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Coventry:

Taking a train is usually $3 (€3) less than taking a bus to Coventry, which costs on average $6 (€6) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Coventry is by train with an average journey time of 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Coventry that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 35 min   of travel time.

The distance from Birmingham to Coventry is approximately 17 miles (27 km).

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Coventry is:

  • 46 buses a day.
  • 93 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Birmingham and Coventry as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Birmingham to Coventry:

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Birmingham to Coventry depart from Birmingham, Coach Station to Coventry, Tesco Extra.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Coventry.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Coventry:

  • You can go to Coventry from Birmingham by bus with Megabus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $6 (€6) with Megabus from Birmingham to Coventry on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Birmingham and Coventry with West Midlands Railway, and you can find West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Coventry tickets for $3 (€3) on Omio.

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Coventry with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Megabus with 46 direct buses per day.
  • You can find around 78 direct trains per day and travel with West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Coventry as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Coventry.

Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Coventry? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Coventry usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Leicester or Luton. If you're looking to explore London, Leicester or Luton from Coventry, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Coventry, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $6 (€6) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $3 (€3) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Coventry online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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