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Cheap train tickets from Coventry to London

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:271h28
Coventry station (COV)
09:55London Euston (EUS)
£221One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:392h05
Coventry station (COV)
10:44London Euston (EUS)
£221One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:221h33
Coventry station (COV)
10:55London Euston (EUS)
£501One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:021h26
Coventry station (COV)
10:28London Euston (EUS)
£501One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:261h43
Coventry station (COV)
11:09London Paddington (PAD)
£501One-way
1 change

Train timetableCoventry to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
West Midlands Railway
08:271h28
Coventry station (COV)
09:55London Euston (EUS)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:392h05
Coventry station (COV)
10:44London Euston (EUS)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:491h34
Coventry station (COV)
10:23London Euston (EUS)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:021h26
Coventry station (COV)
10:28London Euston (EUS)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:221h33
Coventry station (COV)
10:55London Euston (EUS)
0 changes
Cross Country
09:261h43
Coventry station (COV)
11:09London Paddington (PAD)
1 change

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Train times from Coventry to London

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 26 m

Average

1 h 38 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

138 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Coventry for London every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
09:021h26
Coventry station (COV)
10:28London Euston (EUS)
£501One-way
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:271h28
Coventry station (COV)
09:55London Euston (EUS)
£221One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:221h33
Coventry station (COV)
10:55London Euston (EUS)
£501One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:491h34
Coventry station (COV)
10:23London Euston (EUS)
£701One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:261h43
Coventry station (COV)
11:09London Paddington (PAD)
£501One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Coventry to London

distanceDistance85 miles
durationAverage train duration56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£25 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersWest Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry

Trains from Coventry to London cover the 85 miles long route taking on average 56 min with our travel partners like West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £25, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry and arrive in London Euston.

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

For as little as £20 you can travel by train to London from Coventry with West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this trip.

Chiltern Railways is a regional train company in the United Kingdom which is owned by Arriva Trains and has operated since 1996. Check the different ticket types for your next train to London from Coventry: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

Trains from Coventry to London

From Coventry to London, the train frequency is roughly 25 per day, including direct services. Typically, the travel route that the trains cover from Coventry to London is 85 miles (137 km), taking approximately 1h 27min. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry Station and arrive at London Victoria.

Coventry to London Train Time: Daily Departures

There are dozens of trains from Coventry to London each day, on weekdays and weekends. Journey times may change, but most services are quick, taking approximately 1h 30min. The day's first train usually leaves Coventry at approximately 01:00, with regular services starting at about 05:00. Multiple trains then continue to leave each hour until just before midnight. On Sundays, there are lessened train services, and early-morning trains start later, at around 08:00. The last train from Coventry to London leaves at around 23:31. Trains that depart early morning or later in the evening hours may be sleeper services. Time and services may also change during weekends and holidays.

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

The train time from Coventry to London is approximately 1h 27min for the 85 miles (137 km) long journey. Still, the period it takes to go to London from Coventry by train can change based on particular dates. Without any worries, you can travel from Coventry to London Euston without changing trains. Access direct trains from Coventry to London with our website or app.

Trains from Coventry to London: bridge and canal in Coventry. Source: Shutterstock

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

Departure train station: Coventry Station will be your departure point. It's a popular train station, situated 0.4 miles (626 metres) from the city centre of Coventry. Facilities at this train station are subject to change but can include a cash machine, payphones, a post box, public WiFi, refreshment facilities, shops, toilets, baby-changing facilities and trolleys.

Arrival train station: You will arrive at London Victoria, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre of London. All facilities at this train station are subject to change but typically include a cash machine, payphone, post box, bicycle hire (PlusBike) and parking, WiFi, refreshments, seating facilities, shops, toilets, tourist information and trolleys.

Which train companies travel from Coventry to London?

The train companies which travel from Coventry to London include West Midlands Trains, Avanti West Coast and Chiltern Railways. Feel free to check all possible train companies who offer train services from Coventry to London and compare their amenities before buying a train ticket. Any train travel company can be fast Although the fastest journey time by train from Coventry to London is around 56min, it can take roughly 1h 35min on the fastest services, with approximately 146 trains running on this popular route each day. For more ideas, check out our online travel magazine, The Window Seat.

Night trains Coventry

The Coventry train connection runs trains at night, more commonly during weekends. The demand for night trains in Europe is increasing. Many choose to travel overnight via train rather than by plane on a short-haul flight; this is partly because of the ever-growing importance of solving the climate crisis.

West Midlands Trains trains from Coventry to London

The fastest journey with West Midlands Trains from Coventry to London takes about 1h 20min. There are a maximum of 56 trains per day, and there are direct trains from Coventry to London, where you needn’t change trains. Find direct trains from Coventry to London on the Journey Planner of this train service provider.

Avanti West Coast trains from Coventry to London

With Avanti West Coast trains, the journey from Coventry to London takes roughly just over 1 hour, giving you adequate time to read your favourite magazine or make adequate preparations for your destination. Some weekend train services take a bit longer. The fastest journey from Coventry to London takes about 1h 03min. With this route, all Coventry to London services are direct.

Chiltern Railways trains from Coventry to London

As people return to work, passenger volumes have increased over time in various destinations. Chiltern Railways saw an increase in travellers on peak-hour trains, especially on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. In response, Chiltern Railways has lengthened key trains and added an extra 2,200 seats every week.

Trains from Coventry to London: Sustainability travel

Indeed, taking the train is a sustainable way of travelling. As one of the cleanest means of transport, trains have an essential role in creating sustainable lifestyles and economies. Trains only represent 2% of the transport sector emissions and are frugal by design in terms of energy consumption, public space and their lifespan. Whether regarding energy per capita or globally, trains and public transport are efficient. Trains require less than 1/10th of the energy needed to move one individual by car or plane. In urban or rural areas, public space is limited, and the promotion of train transportation will allow travellers to enjoy more public space, with better air and soil quality, coupled with a greater safety level. Additionally, the lifetime of railways can be up to 50 years, reducing the need to reinvest regularly in non-renewable resources.

Coventry to London: Services on Board

West Midlands Trains provides first-class service on some of their trains, mainly those to and from London. Also, this train service provider offers second-class options from Coventry to London. You can take up to two dogs on West Midlands Trains, so long as they don’t burden you or other passengers. Search the company website for regular updates concerning pets on board. You can also take bikes on board for free. If you need to travel with your bike, check out the provider's policy.

People living with disabilities can also book assisted-travel services through the travel company website. Mobility scooters and wheelchairs must ably use ramps to board the trains and safely turn inside the carriage. Avanti West Coast offers direct first-class train travel from Coventry to London. The seats in first class are more spacious than those in second class, although they follow the same sitting arrangement. You are free to take your bike on these trains, given that you comply with the train rules and regulations listed on the company website, and the same goes for up to two domestic pets. According to the Avanti West Coast luggage policy, ensure that your luggage doesn’t exceed 11 x 23 x 35 in (30 x 70 x 90 cm) in size. For updated information on the luggage policy, check the company website. Avanti is constantly upgrading its website and services to help people living with disabilities access their services with ease. Chiltern Railways doesn't offer its travellers first-class carriages from Coventry to London. Don’t leave your pets or bike unattended during your travel with Chiltern Railways. Motorcycles and powered scooters aren't allowed on board, but for people living with disabilities, wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs are allowed. For more information regarding services on board Chiltern Railways, search their website for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

How to find cheap train tickets from Coventry to London

In some cases, first-class fares can be similarly priced or even less costly than standard fares. With some providers, if only a few first-class tickets have been sold, they can lower their costs, to let you travel in style at a cheaper price. In most cases, it's much cheaper to purchase train tickets online rather than buying them from the ticket office, since you will only obtain costly walk-up fares that way. You should also book in advance, as cheap train tickets, especially advance tickets, are available around 12 weeks before the departure date. In case you don't need to travel on a particular date, you should compare differences in prices across varying dates and times to save more money. Avoid travelling on weekends because higher demand on these days can mean higher prices, and keep in mind that, in general, connecting trains are cheaper than direct ones.

Trains from Coventry to London: man smiling in London. Source: Shutterstock

To London by train—travel tips

Even if you’re a visitor, a day tripper or a tourist in your own hometown, there are particularly iconic London attractions that you should visit, both for free and for a cost. These attractions include Up at The 02, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, St. Paul's Cathedral, the Tower Bridge, Kensington Palace, Big Ben, Wembley Stadium and Churchill War Rooms and the National Portrait Gallery, among others.

  • Enjoy afternoon tea at The Ritz
  • Get an adrenaline rush on the Thames RIB Experience
  • Visit the Royal National Theatre
  • Tour the Royal Opera House
  • Experience a taste of life at sea without leaving the dock at the Cutty Sark attraction

FAQs: Coventry to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Coventry to London 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 London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Coventry to London can start from as little as £9 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Coventry to London is £25; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Coventry and London is on average 56 min   for the 85 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go to London from Coventry by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Coventry to London leaves at 05: 36. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Coventry to London leaves at 23: 34.
There are 13 trains a day from Coventry to London which require at least one change with West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Coventry to London train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Coventry and London to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 34.

When departing from Coventry, you have various train station options to start your route from including Coventry and Coventry Arena. When arriving in London, you can end your trip in train stations like London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross.

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 London Euston, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Coventry to London by train is November.
You have options as you can travel to London from Coventry 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Coventry and London

Coventry
London
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 London.
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Public transport options for Coventry
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station.
Coventry ArenaParkingAccessibility
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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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