Birmingham to Coventry train

Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Cheapest

£6

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.

Cheapest
08:30Birmingham New Street0h20 08:50Coventry
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£61One-way
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08:10Birmingham New Street0h20 08:30Coventry
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£61One-way
08:33Birmingham New Street0h30 09:03Coventry
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£61One-way
08:04Birmingham New Street0h20 08:24Coventry
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£61One-way
09:04Birmingham New Street0h20 09:24Coventry
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£61One-way

Train schedule Birmingham to Coventry

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 21 May
08:04Birmingham New Street0h20 08:24Coventry
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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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08:33Birmingham New Street0h30 09:03Coventry
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09:04Birmingham New Street0h20 09:24Coventry
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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 21 May

Fastest Journey

20 m

Average

23 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

28 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Birmingham for Coventry every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:30Birmingham New Street0h20 08:50Coventry
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£61One-way
Fastest
08:04Birmingham New Street0h20 08:24Coventry
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£61One-way
Fastest
08:10Birmingham New Street0h20 08:30Coventry
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£61One-way
Fastest
09:04Birmingham New Street0h20 09:24Coventry
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£61One-way
08:33Birmingham New Street0h30 09:03Coventry
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£61One-way

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Coventry

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
durationAverage train duration20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£6 (€6)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 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 route taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £6, but the average price of train tickets is £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Coventry.

Train providers: CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Coventry

CrossCountry trains will get you from Birmingham to Coventry from £6. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Coventry from Birmingham you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Are you making plans to travel to Coventry from Birmingham? Why not take a train with CrossCountry? Omio can show you current CrossCountry train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Birmingham to Coventry trains all in one place. On the CrossCountry train, you can expect to travel 17 miles (27 km) to Coventry from Birmingham. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Coventry from Birmingham, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way CrossCountry train from Birmingham to Coventry, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Birmingham to Coventry train information with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 21 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 4 a day

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

Travel by train 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 Birmingham to Coventry.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Birmingham and Coventry for as little as £6  in the next 7 days.
The Birmingham to Coventry train ticket price is on average £6  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
The distance between Birmingham and Coventry by train is approximately 17 miles (27 km).
While the time it takes to travel 17 miles (27 km) from Birmingham to Coventry can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Birmingham to Coventry is on average 20 min.

When taking the train between Birmingham and Coventry, you can choose to depart from train stations like Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. Your route can end in train stations such as Coventry and Coventry Arena.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Birmingham New Street   and arrive in Coventry.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Coventry most often arrive at Coventry and need to travel around 0.6 miles (1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

For the trip from Birmingham to Coventry you can take a train with Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway or Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Birmingham and Coventry on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day to Coventry from Birmingham. If you’re looking for a direct train from Birmingham to Coventry, consider travelling with West Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast or Cross Country. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Birmingham to Coventry. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Birmingham to Coventry at 04: 50   or take the last train from Birmingham to Coventry leaving at 23: 34. Look for the latest Birmingham Coventry train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Birmingham and Coventry within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £6 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Birmingham to Coventry a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

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