Coventry to Birmingham train

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Cheap train tickets from Coventry to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Coventry to Birmingham is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

West Midlands Railway
20:150h30
Coventry
20:45Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
22:280h21
Coventry
22:49Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
18:360h20
Coventry
18:56Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
19:270h21
Coventry
19:48Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
22:540h30
Coventry
23:24Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCoventry to Birmingham

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 April
Avanti West Coast
09:340h22
Coventry
09:56Birmingham
0 changes
Cross Country
22:280h21
Coventry
22:49Birmingham
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
19:270h21
Coventry
19:48Birmingham
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
22:540h30
Coventry
23:24Birmingham
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
18:360h20
Coventry
18:56Birmingham
0 changes

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Train times from Coventry to Birmingham

Showing times and prices for 24 Apr

Fastest Journey

20 m

Average

24 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

28 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Coventry for Birmingham every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
18:360h20
Coventry
18:56Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
22:280h21
Coventry
22:49Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
19:270h21
Coventry
19:48Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
20:300h21
Coventry
20:51Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
21:300h21
Coventry
21:51Birmingham
£31One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Coventry to Birmingham

distanceDistance17 miles
durationAverage train duration20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£5 (€5)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Coventry to Birmingham cover the 17 miles long journey taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £5, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £3. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Train companies: West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Coventry to Birmingham

West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains will get you from Coventry to Birmingham from £3. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

West Midlands Trains is a train operator based in the United Kingdom, providing services across the West Midlands region. It operates a variety of train types, including the Class 350 Desiro, Class 323 Electrostar, Class 170 Turbostar, and Class 172 Turbostar. These trains offer a range of onboard facilities, such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and air conditioning. Passengers can purchase a range of tickets, including single, return, and season tickets. The most popular routes operated by West Midlands Trains include Birmingham to London Euston, Birmingham to Wolverhampton, and Birmingham to Coventry.

Train information from Coventry to Birmingham with West Midland Trains:

  • Average Duration: 28 min
  • Cheapest Price: £6

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.

FAQs: Coventry to Birmingham train

FAQs: Travel by train from Coventry to Birmingham 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 Coventry to Birmingham.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Coventry to Birmingham can start from as little as £3 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Coventry to Birmingham is £5; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Coventry to Birmingham train time is 20 min   covering the 17 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Coventry to Birmingham leaves at 06: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Coventry to Birmingham leaves at 23: 45.
There are 14 trains a day from Coventry to Birmingham which require at least one change with West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Coventry to Birmingham, you can count on West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways for the best way to get you to Birmingham. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Birmingham from Coventry and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 45.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Coventry, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Birmingham New Street, located 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Coventry to Birmingham by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Coventry to Birmingham including taking a coach or train.

Important Stations and Airports in Coventry and Birmingham

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.
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Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station.
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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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