Coventry to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Coventry to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cross Country
10:302h00
Coventry
12:30Manchester
£411One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
13:432h17
Coventry
16:00Manchester
£601One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
09:412h49
Coventry
12:30Manchester
£631One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:062h24
Coventry
12:30Manchester
£641One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:072h23
Coventry
12:30Manchester
£641One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCoventry to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 21 April
Cross Country
10:302h00
Coventry
12:30Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
09:412h49
Coventry
12:30Manchester
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
20:092h11
Coventry
22:20Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
15:301h59
Coventry
17:29Manchester
0 changes
Cross Country
10:072h23
Coventry
12:30Manchester
0 changes

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Train times from Coventry to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 21 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 59 m

Average

2 h 18 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

129 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Coventry for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
15:301h59
Coventry
17:29Manchester
£641One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:302h00
Coventry
12:30Manchester
£411One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
20:092h11
Coventry
22:20Manchester
£641One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
13:432h17
Coventry
16:00Manchester
£601One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
10:092h21
Coventry
12:30Manchester
£641One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Coventry to Manchester

distanceDistance79 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£58 (€64)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midland Trains

Trains from Coventry to Manchester cover the 79 miles long route taking on average 1 h 59 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midland Trains. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £58. Travellers depart most frequently from Coventry and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

Find the best trains between Coventry and Manchester with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and West Midland Trains from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Coventry to Manchester with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 8 min
  • Cheapest Price: £64
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 6 a day

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.

FAQs: Coventry to Manchester train

FAQs: Travel by train from Coventry to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Coventry to Manchester can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Coventry to Manchester is £58; 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 Manchester train travel time is 1 h 59 min   for the 79 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Coventry to Manchester leaves at 06: 15. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Coventry to Manchester leaves at 21: 30.
There are 12 trains a day from Coventry to Manchester which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midland Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Coventry to Manchester, you can count on CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midland Trains for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Manchester 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 21: 30.

When departing from Coventry, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Coventry and Coventry Arena. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your route in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (766 m) away from the city centre.

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

Important Stations and Airports in Coventry and Manchester

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.
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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.
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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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