How to travel from Coventry to Birmingham

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from Coventry to Birmingham

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

Our recommendation

To get from Coventry to Birmingham on Oct 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:15AMCoventry0h40 08:55AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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12:20AMCoventry0h45 01:05AMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:55PMCoventry0h45 08:40PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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07:55PMCoventry0h50 08:45PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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05:40PMCoventry0h50 06:30PMBirmingham, Coach Station
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Travel Information between Coventry and Birmingham

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $3
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $3 (€3) • 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 17 miles (27 km) from Coventry to Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 18 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Coventry to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Coventry to Birmingham

Travel Tips: Travel to Birmingham 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 Coventry to Birmingham.

There are 4 ways to travel to Birmingham from Coventry including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Birmingham is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $3 (€3) compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $3 (€3) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Coventry is by train with an average travel time of 18 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 40 min.

Birmingham is approximately 17 miles (27 km) away from Coventry.

The average frequency per day from Coventry to Birmingham is:

  • 83 buses per day.
  • 80 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Birmingham from 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 from Coventry to Birmingham:

  • Buses most often depart from Coventry at Coventry, Tesco Extra and arrive in Birmingham at Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Coventry and tend to arrive in Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Coventry to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Birmingham by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Coventry to Birmingham for $3 (€3) on Omio.
  • Travel with West Midlands Railway to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find West Midlands Railway Coventry to Birmingham tickets on Omio for $3 (€3).

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

  • You'll find 46 direct buses per day with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can take a direct train with West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country with 78 direct trains per day.

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

Your trip from Coventry to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Coventry to Birmingham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!

Before traveling from Coventry to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $3 (€3) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $3 (€3) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Coventry to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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