Cheap train tickets from Coventry to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

£59

Average

£62

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 Manchester will cost around £ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 59.

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10:27Coventry1h56 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£591One-way
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10:43Coventry2h30 13:13Manchester Piccadilly
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£591One-way
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09:43Coventry2h30 12:13Manchester Piccadilly
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£591One-way
08:27Coventry1h56 10:23Manchester Piccadilly
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£651One-way
08:43Coventry2h28 11:11Manchester Piccadilly
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£651One-way

Train schedule Coventry to Manchester

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08:27Coventry1h56 10:23Manchester Piccadilly
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08:43Coventry2h28 11:11Manchester Piccadilly
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09:27Coventry1h56 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
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09:43Coventry2h30 12:13Manchester Piccadilly
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10:27Coventry1h56 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
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10:43Coventry2h30 13:13Manchester Piccadilly
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23 May
£59Cross Country
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Tue
24 May
£29Cross Country
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25 May
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26 May
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27 May
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Sat
28 May
£29Cross Country
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29 May
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30 May
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1 Jun
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6 Jun
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Fastest train times from Coventry to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 56 m

Average

2 h 12 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

129 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Coventry for Manchester every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 129 km distance in an average of 2 h 12 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 30 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
08:27Coventry1h56 10:23Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£651One-way
Fastest
10:27Coventry1h56 12:23Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£591One-way
Fastest
09:27Coventry1h56 11:23Manchester Piccadilly
0 changes
£651One-way
08:43Coventry2h28 11:11Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£651One-way
10:43Coventry2h30 13:13Manchester Piccadilly
1 changes
£591One-way

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Overview: Train from Coventry to Manchester

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£38 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Coventry to Manchester cover the 79 miles (128 km) long route taking on average 1 h 56 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £38, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Coventry to Manchester

CrossCountry trains will get you from Coventry to Manchester from £29. 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 from Coventry to Manchester you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Book your CrossCountry Coventry to Manchester train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Coventry to Manchester routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Manchester from Coventry is 79 miles (128 km), and the best price for a one-way Coventry - Manchester CrossCountry train ticket starts at £29 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Coventry to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 58 min
  • Average Price: £29
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

When purchasing your CrossCountry train tickets from Coventry to Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Manchester

The 80 mile route from Coventry to Manchester is readily served by many direct services, making rail travel easy. Services between the two cities operate on a frequent daily basis, although some routes requires up to 2 changes. Even with transfers, the average time taken is still around two and a half hours.

Which train companies travel from Coventry to Manchester?

Train services operating between Coventry and Manchester are currently offered by Virgin Trains, West Midlands Railway and Cross Country Rail. Services provided by Cross Country Rail are currently the quickest, with journey times of just less than two hours.

How long is the train from Coventry to Manchester?

The quickest trains operating from Coventry to Manchester Piccadilly take around 1 hour and 58 minutes. Slower journeys can take up to 2.5 hours. Journeys where changes are required tend to change at Birmingham New Street and frequent trains to Manchester mean there is never a long wait for connections. Where two changes are required, passengers will transfer at Nuneaton and Crewe.

How many trains are there from Coventry to Manchester?

There are over 30 trains from Coventry to Manchester on weekdays and these operate from the early hours of the morning until just after 9:00 p.m. in the evening. No sleeper services operate between the two cities. There are slightly less trains running over weekends and it is also essential for passengers to make one or two changes when travelling on Saturdays or Sundays. Passenger can expect at least one direct departure per hour throughout the day.

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

Departure train station: The train station in Coventry is located at Station Square, and has easy to access via local public transport and national coach services. Coventry railway station provides an accessible car park to make it easier for wheelchair users to travel by train. Amenities at the station include a First Class Lounge, ATMs, WiFi and kiosks selling refreshments.{/p>

Arrival train station: Manchester Piccadilly, located on London Road, is one of the major northern rail hubs. It offers plenty of shopping and dining facilities, accessible toilets and baby change facilities, luggage trolleys, photo booths and bicycle hire. There are good public transport links across the wider Manchester area, including free bus services 1, 2, 3 and 47, as well as local tram services.

Travel Tips: Trains from Coventry to Manchester

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train from Coventry to Manchester cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Coventry and Manchester to cost as little as £29  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Coventry to Manchester on average?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Coventry to Manchester train price to come in at an average of £38  one way.

How many miles is it from Coventry to Manchester by train?

The distance from Coventry to Manchester by train is approximately 79 miles (128 km).

What is the average Coventry to Manchester train duration?

On average the train from Coventry to Manchester duration is 1 h 56 min  for the 79 miles (128 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Coventry to Manchester train leave from? Which Manchester train station do I come into from Coventry?

When taking the train from Coventry to Manchester, you can choose to depart from train stations like Coventry and Coventry Arena. Your journey can end in train stations such as Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Coventry   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the train station in Coventry? Where is the train station in Manchester?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Coventry and travel around 0.6 miles (1 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

Which train providers can get me from Coventry to Manchester?

For the best Coventry to Manchester train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Manchester from Coventry to compare what amenities they may offer.

Are there any direct trains to Manchester from Coventry?

Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Coventry to Manchester with Cross Country, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

How many train services are there between Coventry and Manchester a day?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Coventry to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Coventry to Manchester? When can I take the last train for the day?

The first train from Coventry to Manchester leaves at 04: 45   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Coventry to Manchester timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Coventry and Manchester to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets between Coventry and Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £38 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Coventry to Manchester a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Coventry
Manchester
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 Manchester.