How to travel from Manchester to Coventry

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from Manchester to Coventry

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Coventry on Mar 25 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:40PMManchester2h50 08:30PMCoventry
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11:55AMManchester, Airport2h40 02:35PMCoventry
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11:25AMManchester3h10 02:35PMCoventry
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05:11AMManchester Piccadilly2h12 07:23AMCoventry
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10:50PMManchester, Airport3h50 03:40AMCoventry
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Travel Information to Coventry from Manchester

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $19 (€17) • 3 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus

Travel 79 miles (128 km) by bus or train between Manchester and Coventry. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Manchester to Coventry.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Coventry.

You can travel to Coventry from Manchester 2 different ways: bus or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Manchester and Coventry is by taking a train with an average price of $7 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Coventry:

Taking a train is about $12 (€11) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€17) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Coventry from Manchester is by bus with an average travel time of 3 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Coventry can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

Coventry is approximately 79 miles (128 km) away from Manchester.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Coventry is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • 46 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Coventry:

  • Buses most often depart from Manchester at Manchester, Coach Station and arrive in Coventry at Coventry, Tesco Extra.
  • Trains most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Coventry at Coventry.

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

  • Travel with Megabus for buses to Coventry. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Manchester to Coventry tickets on Omio for $19 (€17).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with National Express or Megabus with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can find around 16 direct trains per day and travel with 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 Manchester and Coventry.

Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Coventry often also extend their vacation to go to London, Birmingham or Leicester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Coventry and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $19 (€17) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.

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

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