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Overview: Coach from Edinburgh to Coventry

distanceDistance254 miles (409 km)
durationAverage coach duration13 h 10 min
priceAverage coach ticket price£22 (€25)
changesDirect coachYes
carriersCoach companiesNational Express

Coaches from Edinburgh to Coventry cover the 254 miles (409 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 10 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £22, you can find the cheapest coach ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).

Coach companies: Coach from Edinburgh to Coventry with National Express

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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 £20 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.