The cheapest trains from Coventry to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Cheapest

£5

Average

£5

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

Cheapest
09:02Coventry0h23 09:25Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£51One-way
Cheapest
08:02Coventry0h24 08:26Birmingham New Street
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£51One-way
Cheapest
08:43Coventry0h23 09:06Birmingham New Street
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£51One-way
08:10Coventry0h32 08:42Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£61One-way
09:11Coventry0h33 09:44Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£61One-way

Timetable Coventry to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 30 Nov
08:02Coventry0h24 08:26Birmingham New Street
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08:10Coventry0h32 08:42Birmingham New Street
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08:43Coventry0h23 09:06Birmingham New Street
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08:50Coventry0h33 09:23Birmingham New Street
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09:02Coventry0h23 09:25Birmingham New Street
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09:11Coventry0h33 09:44Birmingham New Street
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Tue
30 Nov
£5Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£5Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£3Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£5Avanti West Coast
£4Flixbus

The fastest trains from Coventry to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 30 Nov

Fastest Journey

23 m

Average

28 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

28 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Coventry for Birmingham every day 6 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 28 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 23 m .

The slowest trains will take 33 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
09:02Coventry0h23 09:25Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£51One-way
Fastest
08:43Coventry0h23 09:06Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£51One-way
08:02Coventry0h24 08:26Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£51One-way
08:10Coventry0h32 08:42Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£61One-way
09:11Coventry0h33 09:44Birmingham New Street
0 changes
£61One-way

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Train Information from Coventry to Birmingham

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
durationAverage train duration21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£5 (€6)
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 Coventry to Birmingham cover the 17 miles (27 km) long trip taking on average 21 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £5, but the average price of train tickets is £5. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry between Coventry and Birmingham

For as little as £5 you can travel by train between Coventry and Birmingham with CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

CrossCountry

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

Save time and money by searching for and booking your CrossCountry train from Coventry to Birmingham online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest CrossCountry train from Coventry to Birmingham, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 17 miles (27 km) trip from Coventry to Birmingham as well as ticket information for the train (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Coventry and Birmingham, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official CrossCountry Coventry to Birmingham train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

CrossCountry from Coventry to Birmingham train information:

  • Average Duration:
  • CrossCountry frequency: 15 a day

These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Coventry to Birmingham:

  • 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 Coventry to Birmingham: Journey Details

There are plenty of departures every day from Coventry to Birmingham, and the journey will only take 30 minutes, which makes it a great day trip destination. Trains from Coventry to Birmingham are operated by Virgin, Cross Country and London Midland, with regular departures owing to Coventry's position on the mainline. The earliest train departs at around 5:50 a.m., while there will usually be a late service just after 1:00 a.m. to finish the day. Peak fares apply throughout the day during the week, but on weekends Super Off Peak discounts can be purchased. All trains travel direct, with no changes required.

Taking the Train from Coventry

Trains from Coventry to Birmingham depart from Coventry's main train station, which is located a couple of miles south of the city centre. To get to the station from the city centre, the best option is to catch bus number 11, which also covers the University of Warwick campus in the city. For those coming from the west, Canley station is a few minutes by train from Coventry, while from the southern suburbs it might be best to book a taxi. There are few late night buses, so a taxi is also recommended for late departures.

Getting into Birmingham by Train

One of the great seedbeds of the Industrial Revolution, a famous sporting city, a centre of popular music and a vibrant metropolis in its own right, Birmingham offers so much for day trippers to enjoy. Trains from Coventry to Birmingham arrive at the city's New Street station. It's easy to walk from there to the city centre. You can catch connecting trains to the NEC exhibition centre, while trains also run to Witton for those who want to catch an Aston Villa football match. The city isn't well served by night buses, but taxis are a plentiful and affordable alternative.

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Trains from Coventry to Birmingham
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FAQs
How much do cheap trains to Birmingham from Coventry cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Coventry and Birmingham for the next 7 days starting from £5  one way.
How much does the train from Coventry to Birmingham cost on average?
The Coventry to Birmingham train ticket price is on average £5  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is it from Coventry to Birmingham by train?
You should expect to travel around 17 miles (27 km)  to Birmingham from Coventry by train.
What is the average Coventry to Birmingham train duration?
The train time from Coventry to Birmingham is on average 21 min  for the 17 miles (27 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Coventry and Birmingham by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Coventry to Birmingham do I depart from? Which Birmingham train station from Coventry do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Coventry to start your journey from including Coventry and Coventry Arena. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

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

Where is the train station in Coventry to go to Birmingham? Where is the train station in Birmingham located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Coventry, is located 0.4 miles (626 m) from the city centre of Coventry.

The most popular arrival train station, Birmingham New Street, is located 0.2 miles (399 m) away from the city centre of Birmingham.

What train companies offer a service from Coventry to Birmingham?
For the journey from Coventry to Birmingham 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 Coventry and Birmingham on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there between Coventry and Birmingham?
On average, there are 50 trains a day from Coventry to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Coventry and Birmingham for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Coventry and Birmingham within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £5 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Coventry to Birmingham a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Coventry
Birmingham
Coventry is the most popular Coventry 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 Coventry for your journey to Birmingham.