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Coach Information from Edinburgh to Coventry

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage coach duration14 h 30 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£30 (€34)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to Coventry cover the 254 miles (409 km) long route taking on average 14 h 30 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £30, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £23. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).

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Coach from Edinburgh to Coventry with National Express

Buy your official National Express coach tickets between Edinburgh and Coventry from £23 with Omio. Find coach times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

National Express

If you’re thinking of taking a coach from Edinburgh to Coventry, you can enjoy a comfortable journey at a budget-friendly price with National Express. National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance coach company offering hundreds of routes to towns and cities across the UK, including routes to and from major airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. On a National Express coach, you can expect to travel 254 miles (409 km) from Edinburgh to Coventry and pay as low as £23 if you book in advance.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most coaches come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your coach between Edinburgh and Coventry, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Check the National Express coach timetable from Edinburgh to Coventry, select your preferred ticket type, and book your cheap coach tickets on Omio today!

National Express has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your National Express tickets from Edinburgh to Coventry and when travelling by coach:

  • 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 Edinburgh to Coventry: Journey Details

There are six National Express buses from Edinburgh to Coventry every day, with journey times of between 9 and 13.5 hours. Most journeys involve one connection at Birmingham Coach Station, with some having two connections at Glasgow and Birmingham. The first departure is around 6:30 a.m., with buses running until about 9:30 p.m.

Taking the Bus from Edinburgh

Buses from Edinburgh to Coventry depart from Edinburgh Coach Station, located on Elder Street, which is in the heart of the city. Local buses, covering the bus and train stations, the city, suburbs and airport, are operated by First and Lothian Buses. This network also includes hourly night buses, seven days a week. The centre of Edinburgh has a new tram system and taxis are available at Elder Street Coach Station.

Getting into Coventry by Bus

Coventry is a large industrial city in the West Midlands of England, known locally as the Three Spired Jewel, after its modern cathedral. Coventry Cathedral Quarter has some medieval remains, a striking modern cathedral and a memorial garden. Other attractions are the Midlands Air and Coventry Transport Museums. Buses from Edinburgh to Coventry arrive at Coventry Bus Station on Pool Road. This is conveniently located for the city centre, while Travel de Courcey, National Express Coventry and Stagecoach provide an extensive local transport network of buses, including limited night bus routes. Black Cabs are also found at the bus station and across the city, with Coventry being the home of their manufacture.

Travel Tips

Buses from Edinburgh to Coventry
Take the bus 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 Edinburgh to Coventry.
What is the price of the cheapest coach between Edinburgh and Coventry?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest coach to Coventry from Edinburgh for the next 7 days starting from £23  one way.
How much does the coach from Edinburgh to Coventry cost on average?
If you are looking to book your coach ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Edinburgh to Coventry coach to cost on average £30  one way.
What is the distance between Edinburgh and Coventry by coach?
The coach distance from Edinburgh to Coventry is around 254 miles (409 km).
How long is the coach between Edinburgh and Coventry?
While the time it takes to travel 254 miles (409 km) between Edinburgh and Coventry can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the coach duration from Edinburgh to Coventry is on average 14 h 30 min.
What station does the Edinburgh to Coventry coach leave from? Which Coventry coach station do I come into from Edinburgh?

Some of the Edinburgh coach stations to Coventry you can start your journey from include Edinburgh, Elder Street, Edinburgh, North Bridge and Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh Waverley   and arriving in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).

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

Passengers board the coach most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the coach at Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1), located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

What coach companies offer a service between Edinburgh and Coventry?
For the route from Edinburgh to Coventry you can take a coach with National Express. Be sure to check out all possible coach companies that offer services to Coventry from Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What time is the earliest coach from Edinburgh to Coventry? What time is the last coach from Edinburgh to Coventry?
The first Edinburgh to Coventry coach departs at 09: 45   and the last coach from Edinburgh to Coventry leaves at 20: 50. Check out the most up-to-date Edinburgh to Coventry coach timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Edinburgh to Coventry coach tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a coach from Edinburgh to Coventry to cost on average £30 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying coach tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Edinburgh to Coventry coach generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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