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 London Euston to Coventry will cost around £ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 15.
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1 h 42 m
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Of the 17 trains that leave London Euston for Coventry every day 14 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 136 km distance in an average of 1 h 42 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 9 m .
The slowest trains will take 2 h 17 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.
|Distance||84 miles (135 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||£12 (€14)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from London Euston to Coventry cover the 84 miles (135 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 24 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £12.
There are many train services between London-Euston and Coventry each day, leaving every hour or so on weekdays from early in the morning until late at night. The journey is fast and usually takes around one hour 10 minutes.
The busiest time of day for trains from London-Euston to Coventry is around breakfast time, with dozens of trains leaving between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., before services start to leave more regularly every 30 minutes to one hour until the early evening. The first train of the day leaves at approximately 1:30 a.m. and the last leaves at around midnight.
If the service is running directly then the journey usually lasts between one and two hours, depending on the provider. If the journey includes one or two stops then it can take from two hours up to almost six hours 30 minutes if it's late at night.
Departure train station: trains depart from Euston Station in London. Euston Station is located in Central London and is well-connected by public transport as it is only a few metres from both St Pancras Station and Kings Cross. The station is large and well-equipped, with shops, eateries, toilets, ATMs and waiting rooms available.
Arrival train station: trains from London-Euston arrive at three stations in Coventry: Coventry Station, Coventry Arena, and Canley. Coventry Station is the most centrally located, around 0.7 miles from the city centre, a 15-minute walk. Canley is 2.2 miles outside the city but connecting trains run every 30 minutes. Coventry Arena is 3.1 miles outside the city centre but is well-served by both buses and connecting trains. All stations have basic amenities, with waiting rooms, toilets and taxi ranks provided.
Trains from London-Euston to Coventry are run by Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railway. They both run a similar number of services, but Virgin Trains usually have a much shorter journey time. West Midlands Railway runs the only overnight services.
Virgin Trains run services all day, with the fastest journey usually lasting around one hour. Most services run directly but some early morning services may have one or two changes at Rugby and Coventry, if arriving at Coventry Arena.
West Midlands Railway services usually take around one hour 50 minutes, although with changes this can take upwards of five to six hours. They run services all day, from 1:00 a.m. onwards.
Virgin Trains and West Midlands Railway both offer first and second-class carriages, and both allow pets if they are kept in a basket or on a lead. You can take bikes on board, but it's best to make a reservation beforehand. Both providers have luggage policies that allow you to bring up to two medium suitcases and one piece of land luggage. If you're a wheelchair user, you should book assistance in advance and arrive at the station 20 minutes before your train is due to leave. All West Midlands Railway's trains are wheelchair accessible, but their first-class carriages are not.
If you book your train tickets in advance, then you may be able to save money on your journey. You can also get a great deal on trains from London-Euston to Coventry by being flexible with your travel dates, or by choosing a connecting train with one stop, as longer services often result in cheaper tickets.
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