The cheapest trains from Birmingham to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 27 Nov

Cheapest

£5

Average

£6

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Birmingham to Coventry will cost around £ 6 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 5.

Cheapest
10:50Birmingham New Street0h20 11:10Coventry
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£51One-way
Cheapest
09:10Birmingham New Street0h20 09:30Coventry
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£51One-way
08:10Birmingham New Street0h20 08:30Coventry
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£51One-way
08:30Birmingham New Street0h20 08:50Coventry
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£51One-way
10:53Birmingham New Street0h28 11:21Coventry
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£61One-way

Timetable Birmingham to Coventry

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, 27 Nov
08:04Birmingham New Street0h22 08:26Coventry
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08:10Birmingham New Street0h20 08:30Coventry
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08:14Birmingham New Street0h31 08:45Coventry
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08:30Birmingham New Street0h20 08:50Coventry
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08:53Birmingham New Street0h28 09:21Coventry
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09:04Birmingham New Street0h21 09:25Coventry
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09:10Birmingham New Street0h20 09:30Coventry
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09:14Birmingham New Street0h29 09:43Coventry
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09:53Birmingham New Street0h28 10:21Coventry
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10:04Birmingham New Street0h21 10:25Coventry
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10:14Birmingham New Street0h31 10:45Coventry
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10:50Birmingham New Street0h20 11:10Coventry
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10:53Birmingham New Street0h28 11:21Coventry
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11:04Birmingham New Street0h21 11:25Coventry
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Sat
27 Nov
£5Avanti West Coast
£5Flixbus
Sun
28 Nov
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Mon
29 Nov
£5Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£6West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£5Megabus

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 27 Nov

Fastest Journey

20 m

Average

24 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

28 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Birmingham for Coventry every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 28 km distance in an average of 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 31 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:10Birmingham New Street0h20 08:30Coventry
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£51One-way
Fastest
08:30Birmingham New Street0h20 08:50Coventry
0 changes
£51One-way
Fastest
10:50Birmingham New Street0h20 11:10Coventry
0 changes
£51One-way
Fastest
09:10Birmingham New Street0h20 09:30Coventry
0 changes
£51One-way
10:04Birmingham New Street0h21 10:25Coventry
0 changes
£61One-way

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Train Information from Birmingham to Coventry

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
durationAverage train duration19 min
priceAverage train ticket price£5 (€5)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Cross Country

Trains from Birmingham to Coventry cover the 17 miles (27 km) long journey taking on average 19 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £5, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Coventry.

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CrossCountry trains between Birmingham and Coventry

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    Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry due to the coronavirus:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Birmingham to Coventry

    With dozens of direct trains every day and a short journey time of just 20 minutes, travelling by train from Birmingham to Coventry is a more stress-free way of making the journey than by taking the car. You avoid having to navigate busy city streets and then finding somewhere to park. The route is provided by two operators - CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway, with all departures from Birmingham New Street and arrivals at Coventry Station.

    Birmingham to Coventry train time: daily departures

    From Monday to Saturday there are up to nine direct departures an hour for trains from Birmingham to Coventry. Services start in the early hours of the morning and continue until late at night. There is a reduced service on Sundays although there are still at least two departures an hour during the day.

    How long is the journey by train from Birmingham to Coventry?

    All trains on services from Birmingham to Coventry are direct and complete the journey in just 20 minutes.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Coventry?

    Departure train station: all trains from Birmingham to Coventry depart from Birmingham New Street Station which is located in the centre of the city. This large station is part of the Bullring and Grand Central Complex of transport hubs, shops, restaurants and cinemas. New Street Station is served by trams, local and long-distance buses and taxis. All areas of the station have step-free access and accessible toilets. Other station facilities include car and bicycle parking, car rental desks, a ticket office, ticket machines, waiting areas, passenger lounges, telephones, WiFi, ATMs, toilets and left luggage storage.

    Arrival train station: trains from Birmingham to Coventry complete their journey at Coventry Station. The station is centrally located and is a 10-15-minute walk from the city's main shopping centres and the cathedral. Local journeys can also be made by taxi or bus. Coventry Station has car and bicycle parking, a ticket office, ticket machines, WiFi, ATMs, waiting areas, telephones, shops and refreshments. All areas of the station have step-free access while accessible toilets are also available.

    Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Coventry?

    Direct train services between Birmingham and Coventry are provided by CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway.

    CrossCountry Birmingham to Coventry

    CrossCountry is part of Arriva UK Trains and covers much of the UK apart from London. Birmingham New Street is a major hub with all services either passing through the station or terminating there. Its routes from Birmingham to Coventry depart throughout the day and take just 20 minutes.

    West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Coventry

    West Midlands Railway offers routes across the West Midlands. West Midlands Railway offers services between Birmingham and Coventry throughout the day with a journey time of 20 minutes.

    Birmingham to Coventry trains: services on board

    Both CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway offer passengers a choice of Standard and first-class tickets, although first-class seating is sometimes restricted on commuter routes. All carriages have comfortable seats as well as luggage space, toilets, individual lights, tables or trays, power sockets and WiFi. There are spaces for wheelchairs and accessible toilets on board all trains.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry?

    Train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry can be bought on the day of travel although cheaper tickets can be found when you buy them online in advance. Be flexible about the day or time of day you travel, and you will also save money. Peak commuter hours in the morning are always more in demand and therefore more expensive.

    Taking the Train from Birmingham

    Trains for Coventry depart from Birmingham New Street, the city's biggest and most central rail hub. Located in the very heart of Birmingham, close to the cathedral and town hall, the station can be easily reached on foot or by bus from anywhere in the city. Birmingham New Street can also be accessed via train from other stations in Birmingham, notably Moor Street and Snow Hill as well as via a number of bus routes. Buses stop around midnight after which time taxi services are available throughout the night.

    Getting into Coventry by Train

    Coventry is famous for its blend of historic buildings and post-war developments, notably the Cathedral whcih is formed of a Medieval tower and a 1960's rebuild. As a regional mecca for shopping and with good proximity to noteworthy castles including Warwick and Kenilworth, Coventry is a popular Midlands destination. Trains from Birmingham arrive at Coventry Railway Station which is found just to the south of the city centre. From the station its easy to reach much of central Coventry on foot, although there are also a number of bus services from the station including routes 8,9,11 and 12. Those arriving after 11:00 p.m. will find a choice of taxi services are available from the station.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Birmingham to Coventry
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    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest train between Birmingham and Coventry?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Coventry from Birmingham for as little as £3  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of train tickets between Birmingham and Coventry?
    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Birmingham to Coventry train price to come in at an average of £5  one way.
    What is the distance between Birmingham and Coventry via train?
    You should expect to travel around 17 miles (27 km)  from Birmingham to Coventry by train.
    How long is the train journey between Birmingham and Coventry?
    The train time from Birmingham to Coventry is on average 19 min  for the 17 miles (27 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Birmingham to Coventry by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
    When travelling by train from Birmingham to Coventry, which train station in Birmingham do I depart from and which train station in Coventry do I arrive in?

    When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your route from including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Coventry, you can end your route in train stations like Coventry and Coventry Arena.

    Omio customers book a train from Birmingham New Street   to Coventry   most frequently for this route.

    Where do I find the Birmingham train station to Coventry? Where is the Coventry train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Coventry, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

    Which train providers can get me from Birmingham to Coventry?
    Take the Birmingham to Coventry train with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Birmingham to Coventry as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    How many train services are there from Birmingham to Coventry a day?
    On average, there are 50 trains a day from Birmingham to Coventry. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket between Birmingham and Coventry to get the best deals?
    If you book a train ticket between Birmingham and Coventry within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £5 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Birmingham
    Coventry
    Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Coventry.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
    Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
    Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
    Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales