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Overview: Coach from Birmingham to Coventry

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
durationAverage coach duration35 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£4 (€4)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Birmingham to Coventry cover the 17 miles (27 km) long route taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £3, but the average price of coach tickets is £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).

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Birmingham to Coventry with National Express

Find the best coaches from Birmingham to Coventry with Omio's travel partners National Express from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Birmingham and Coventry? National Express is the UK’s leading coach company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express coach timetables and tickets available for the journey on Omio to find the best deals on coaches between Birmingham and Coventry. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 17 miles (27 km) from Birmingham to Coventry.

All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Birmingham to Coventry coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by National Express when booking your coach tickets between Birmingham and Coventry due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

Buses from Birmingham to Coventry: Journey Details

The journey from Birmingham to Coventry is fast and direct. Buses run direct from Birmingham Coach Station on a regular basis and are operated by National Express. Prices and journey times are consistent but may vary slightly, depending upon the chosen departure time. National Express offers a good selection of departure times ranging from night buses to early morning and afternoon departures. Buses from Birmingham to Coventry generally reach their destination within 40 minutes to an hour.

Taking the Bus from Brmingham

The main departure point for National Express buses leaving for Coventry is Birmingham Coach Station, which is centrally located in Birmingham City Centre in Digbeth. The coach station is just a five minute walk from the Bullring Shopping Centre and Birmingham New Street Station in the centre of the city. Travellers who prefer to take a taxi will find a taxi rank situated on Navigation Street just outside Birmingham New Street Station.

Getting into Coventry by Bus

Coventry is one of England’s largest cities and the birthplace of England’s patron saint, St. George. The city is most renowned for its cathedral, which was bombed during the Blitz and rebuilt next to the original ruins. The main bus station in Coventry is Pool Meadow Bus Station, which is situated on Fairfax Street, not far from Coventry Cathedral. The main shopping area is just a short walk away from the bus station. The bus station is also the main transport hub for many local bus routes, so it is easy to catch a bus to reach areas around Coventry, such as Tile Hill and Earlsdon. The No. 8 bus route also provides a direct connection with Coventry Railway Station located on the south side of the city.

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FAQs
How much does a cheap coach between Birmingham and Coventry cost?
You can find a cheap coach from Birmingham to Coventry for some dates and times for as low as £3  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a coach ticket from Birmingham to Coventry on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a coach ticket to Coventry from Birmingham is £4  one way.
How many miles is it from Birmingham to Coventry by coach?
You should expect to travel around 17 miles (27 km)  from Birmingham to Coventry by coach.
How long does it take from Birmingham to Coventry by coach?
While the time it takes to travel 17 miles (27 km) to Coventry from Birmingham can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Birmingham to Coventry is on average 35 min.
Which coach station in Birmingham goes to Coventry? Which coach station do I come into Coventry from Birmingham?

Some of the Birmingham coach stations to Coventry you can start your journey from include Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13) and Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge. Similarly, some of the arrival coach stations in Coventry include Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1), Coventry, Pool Meadow Bus Station (stand P) and Coventry, Tesco Extra.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Birmingham New Street   and arriving in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).

Where is the departure coach station in Birmingham located? Where is the arrival coach station in Coventry located?

The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 0.2 miles (399 m) from the city centre of Birmingham.

The most popular arrival coach station, Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1), is located 0.3 miles (475 m) away from the city centre of Coventry.

What coach companies offer a service to Coventry from Birmingham?
When taking a coach from Birmingham to Coventry, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Coventry. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service from Birmingham to Coventry and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.
How far in advance should I book coach tickets to Coventry from Birmingham for the best deals?
If you purchase Birmingham to Coventry coach tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £4. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for coaches to Coventry from Birmingham. Look out for coach tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.