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West Midlands Railway
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London Euston (EUS)
10:44Coventry station (COV)
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10:14Coventry station (COV)
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Trains to Coventry

Well worth a visit for its lively university, bustling town centre and atmospheric cathedral, Coventry is easy to get to from around the UK thanks to its good transport links. The town's main station is a major hub with regular departures to London and the north-west, plus indirect services going as far afield as Bournemouth and Glasgow. The town also has a second station serving the suburb of Canley.

Which is the main train station in Coventry?

Located on Station Square a 12 minute walk from the West Orchards shopping centre, Coventry's main railway station has a cafe, diner and shops, Wi-Fi, a nappy changing area, a first class lounge with complimentary refreshments and executive work spaces with office equipment. There are buses to the university and town centre. Convenient for the A45 ring road, Canley is a small, westerly station with two platforms and a footbridge. It operates two trains an hour, reaching Northampton and Birmingham New Street in about 30 minutes.

Popular trains to and from Coventry

Popular trains to Coventry

London Euston (EUS) to Coventry train

from £9
Direct trains available
0h58 average duration
33trains per day
Served by
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country
  • Chiltern Railways
  • East Midlands Railway
  • Thameslink

London to Coventry train

from £10
Direct trains available
1h25 average duration
34trains per day
Served by
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country

Sheffield to Coventry train

from £18
Direct trains available
1h44 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • East Midlands Railway

Manchester to Coventry train

from £19
Direct trains available
1h56 average duration
25trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Transport for Wales

Glasgow to Coventry train

from £23
Direct trains available
4h43 average duration
5trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country

Popular trains from Coventry

Coventry to London Euston (EUS) train

from £14
Direct trains available
1h06 average duration
13trains per day
Served by
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country
  • Chiltern Railways

Coventry to London train

from £14
Direct trains available
1h06 average duration
13trains per day
Served by
  • West Midlands Railway
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Chiltern Railways
  • Cross Country

Coventry to Oxford train

from £16
Direct trains available
0h47 average duration
10trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Great Western Railway

Coventry to Manchester train

from £24
Direct trains available
1h59 average duration
12trains per day
Served by
  • Cross Country
  • Avanti West Coast
  • West Midlands Railway

Coventry to Edinburgh train

from £28
Direct trains available
4h43 average duration
5trains per day
Served by
  • Avanti West Coast
  • Cross Country
  • Transpennine Express

Which train companies offer trains to Coventry?

For travellers from the south, Virgin Trains' fast service from London Euston reaches Coventry railway station in just under an hour, and there's also a slow train covering the same route courtesy of West Midlands railways. For passengers from the north-west, CrossCountry and West Midlands services from Birmingham take 20 minutes to half an hour. Meanwhile London Midland operates all services at the Canley station.

Why travel by train to Coventry?

Travelling to Coventry by train is generally fast and can also be very affordable. For example, a train ticket from Birmingham is the same price as a National Express coach, but takes half the time or less. There are also some very inexpensive tickets from London available from the likes of West Midlands, and even the slow train is about an hour quicker than taking the bus.

Before you travel to Coventry by train - good to know!

Before heading to Coventry, it's a good idea to invest in a PlusBus ticket. This offers unlimited bus and tram travel not only in Coventry but throughout a large part of the West Midlands, making it extremely handy for sightseeing or day trips. Tickets can be purchased online beforehand from the relevant rail operator websites. It's also well worth looking out for special summer offers and railcard discounts.

How to get to Coventry by Train

Coventry, in the English Midlands, is one of the major links between London, with four trains per hour to Euston, and to Birmingham, with seven trains per hour. The information service is open for 24 hours per day, seven days per week. A first class lounge, with business areas, fax machines, photocopiers, and phone points is open at the station. ATMs, toilets, baby changing areas, refreshment areas and WiFi are all available. The station operates on the West Coast Main Line and is run by Virgin Trains, with some assistance from CrossCountry. Buses 8, 8a, 9, 9a, 11 and 12 run from the station to the university and the city centre.

Coventry

The area dates back to the Bronze age and relics can be seen around the town. A historic attraction here are the ruins of Coventry Cathedral, destroyed during World War 2. Visitors to the Cathedral will also enjoy the War Memorial Park. If you prefer more ancient history, visit the site where Lady Godiva rode through the city to protest taxes imposed by her husband, and check out the effigy of Peeping Tom. St Mary's Hall was built in the 14th century although it is possible that parts of the Hall date back to the 12th century. For a more restful walk visit Lady Herbert's Gardens which lie between the Gates of Swanswell and Cook Street.

Train providers: West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways trains to Coventry

Travel to Coventry on West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Coventry. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

Train stations in Coventry

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Coventry is the most popular Coventry train station for Omio travellers, but Coventry has quite a few hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Coventry for your journey.
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Public transport options for Coventry Arena
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement buses will pick up / drop off from Stand AD at the Arena Retail Park Bus Station

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