Cheap train tickets from London to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

£25

Average

£43

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 to Coventry will cost around £ 43 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 25.

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09:49London Euston1h41 11:30Coventry
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£251One-way
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08:49London Euston1h41 10:30Coventry
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£251One-way
09:10London Marylebone2h06 11:16Coventry
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£381One-way
09:43London Euston0h59 10:42Coventry
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£451One-way
08:59London Euston1h03 10:02Coventry
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£531One-way

Train schedule London to Coventry

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08:43London Euston0h59 09:42Coventry
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08:49London Euston1h41 10:30Coventry
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08:59London Euston1h03 10:02Coventry
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09:10London Marylebone2h06 11:16Coventry
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09:43London Euston0h59 10:42Coventry
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09:49London Euston1h41 11:30Coventry
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Wed
25 May
£25West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
26 May
£8West Midlands Railway
£17Megabus
Fri
27 May
£19West Midlands Railway
£8Flixbus
Sat
28 May
£16West Midlands Railway
£11Megabus
Sun
29 May
£18West Midlands Railway
£8Flixbus
Mon
30 May
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£11Megabus
Tue
31 May
£10West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
1 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£17Megabus
Thu
2 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£17Megabus
Fri
3 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£11Megabus
Sat
4 Jun
£15Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Sun
5 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
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6 Jun
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£6Flixbus
Tue
7 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
8 Jun
£8West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Thu
9 Jun
£16West Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Fri
10 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£11Megabus
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11 Jun
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£11Megabus
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Fastest train times from London to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

59 m

Average

1 h 24 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

138 km

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

These direct trains cover the 138 km distance in an average of 1 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 59 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 6 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
08:43London Euston0h59 09:42Coventry
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£751One-way
Fastest
09:43London Euston0h59 10:42Coventry
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£451One-way
08:59London Euston1h03 10:02Coventry
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£531One-way
09:49London Euston1h41 11:30Coventry
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£251One-way
08:49London Euston1h41 10:30Coventry
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£251One-way

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Overview: Train from London to Coventry

distanceDistance85 miles (137 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 41 min
priceAverage train ticket price£18 (€21)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country, Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Coventry cover the 85 miles (137 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 41 min with our travel partners like Cross Country, Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Coventry.

Train companies: CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways trains London to Coventry

Find the best trains from London to Coventry with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways from £8. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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Chiltern Railways

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Coventry from London you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Looking to travel by train to Coventry from London? Omio can help you find that perfect trip with CrossCountry. Check Omio to see current CrossCountry train timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the London to Coventry train and book CrossCountry tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Coventry from London, you can expect to travel 85 miles (137 km) one-way with CrossCountry. If you search for trains between London and Coventry in the Omio app, you can check if the CrossCountry ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with CrossCountry, we do the work for you to get you safely to Coventry from London. Book that perfect London to Coventry train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with CrossCountry!

    These are CrossCountry 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Coventry from London:

    • 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 London to Coventry

    Travelling by train from London to Coventry is a convenient and affordable option whether you are travelling for business or leisure. If you want to book train tickets from London to Coventry, you can choose from a regular schedule of services every day of the week. Trains are operated by Avanti West Coast and West Midlands Railway.

    The fastest direct trains from London to Coventry will get you to your destination in just under 1h. You may also wish to consider slower or connecting trains, as ticket prices may be cheaper. Trains depart from London Euston and arrive at Coventry Station in the city centre. Compare prices and departure times on Omio to guarantee you find the best deals from London to Coventry to suit your travel plans.

    London to Coventry Train Time: Daily Departures

    You can find a regular timetable of daily direct and connecting trains from London to Coventry. On weekdays, the earliest trains depart from London Euston at around 5:27 a.m. and trains run until about 11:30 p.m. On Saturdays, the earliest departure is at around 6:23 a.m. and the latest train is at around 9:24 p.m. The earliest train on Sundays leaves London at around 7:52 a.m. Direct Avanti West Coast services usually depart from London Euston around twice every hour, while London Midland trains usually depart from London Euston hourly.

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

    The journey time from London to Coventry varies according to which train line you take. The fastest direct trains from London to Coventry are operated by Avanti West Coast and have a journey time of around 58min. West Midlands Railway also offer direct trains, with an average journey time of around 1h 32min. Connecting trains will usually travel via stops like Milton Keynes and Rugby. While the total journey time for connecting services can take up to around 1h 50min, some lines may be faster than slower direct trains.

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

    Departure train station: London Euston. Euston Station is a busy transport hub in the borough of Camden, around 20min north of central London by taxi or public transport. You can get to the station easily by underground train to either Euston Underground Station or Euston Square Underground Station, which are both connected to several train lines.

    The station is open Monday-Saturday from 4:30 a.m. until around 1:30 a.m., and on Sundays from 5:15 a.m. until 1:34 a.m. There are two ticket offices at the station, open from early morning until around midnight. You can also find automated ticket machines. Toilets and baby changing facilities are available free of charge. There is a variety of coffee shops, bars and shops where you can buy refreshments before your journey. Indoor and outdoor seating is provided for a comfortable wait.

    Arrival train station: Coventry Station. Coventry Station is situated in Coventry city centre, a short walk from sights like Coventry Cathedral and the main high street shops. The station is open 24h every day. There is a ticket office open from early morning until around 9:30 p.m. as well as ticket machines. Facilities include ATM machines, pay phones, toilets and baby changing facilities, shops and cafes. The station has step-free access, a ramp for train access and wheelchairs available for use.

    Coventry City Bridge. Source: Shutterstock

    Which train companies travel from London to Coventry?

    Avanti West Coast and West Midlands Railway (also known as London Northwestern Railway) both offer a frequent schedule of direct and connecting trains from London to Coventry. You can travel from London to Coventry with Avanti West Coast in just under an hour, with the fastest trains taking around 58min. The fastest West Midlands Railway services take around 1h 32min. While West Midlands Railway trains are slower, ticket prices are often cheaper than Avanti West Coast. Compare prices across both providers on Omio and bear in mind that connecting services can still offer a faster total journey time than some direct trains.

    Avanti West Coast trains from London to Coventry

    Avanti West Coast operate a timetable of daily trains from London to Coventry, departing from London Euston around twice every hour. The fastest Avanti West Coast trains travel direct from London to Coventry and take around 58min. Connecting trains can take up to around 1h 38min.

    West Midlands Railway trains from London to Coventry

    West Midlands Railway usually run one direct service per hour every day from London to Coventry. Trains depart from London Euston Station and arrive at Coventry Station. The company also offer connecting train options departing hourly. The fastest West Midlands Railway trains take around 1h 32min.

    Coventry Old Street. Source: Shutterstock

    Train London to Coventry: Services on Board

    With Avanti West Coast, you can book a Standard, Standard Premium or First Class ticket. Standard Premium offers seats with more legroom and at-seat order, while First Class passengers can access dedicated station lounges to relax before their journey, and enjoy more space, a guaranteed table, and complimentary food and drinks onboard. West Midlands Railway offers Standard and First Class tickets. First Class benefits include reclining seats, more legroom and charge points. Bikes can be taken onboard, and should be booked in advance for Avanti West Coast trains.

    Full-size bikes cannot be taken on West Midlands Railway services departing from London Euston between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays. West Midlands Railway passengers can bring up to three items of luggage, while Avanti West Coast specify that items of luggage should be no bigger than 30 x 70 x 90cm. Avanti West Coast allows passengers to bring up to two domestic pets at no extra charge. Passenger Assist can be booked on any train service. Get in touch with your train provider before you travel to arrange any special requirements you may have. Book spaces for wheelchairs, request assistance alighting and disembarking your train and register any assistance pets that may be coming with you.

    How to find cheap train tickets from London to Coventry?

    Once you have compared ticket prices and departure times, you should try to book tickets from London to Coventry as far in advance as possible to guarantee the best deals. If you are flexible on time, consider taking a slower train, as these services may be cheaper. Railcard holders can take advantage of ticket discounts. These are available for senior citizens, young people and passengers with disabilities. You can also have a read of our Window Seat magazine for further travel tips before and during your journey.

    Getting to Coventry by train—travel tips

    Coventry is a historic city in the West Midlands and is most known for its cathedral, which was left in ruins after being bombed during WWII. A new modern cathedral was built next to the ruins and is notable for its impressive stained glass windows and tapestry.

    Another historical site worth a visit in Coventry is Kenilworth Castle. The castle dates back to the 12th century, but was signficantly enlarged over the centuries that followed up to the Tudor period, when the Earl of Leicester created an extension in order to impress Queen Elizabeth I. There are several museums in Coventry, such as the Coventry Music Museum and Coventry Transport Museum.

    Take a walk through one of the city's many parks or surrounding nature reserves. Kids will enjoy blowing off some steam at The Wave, an indoor water park with slides and games.

    Travel Tips: Trains from London to Coventry

    Travel by train to Coventry 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 London to Coventry.
    FAQs

    What is the cost of cheap trains to Coventry from London?

    You can find a cheap train from London to Coventry for some dates and times for as low as £8  one way in the next 7 days.

    What is the average cost of a train from London to Coventry?

    If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Coventry train price to come in at an average of £18  one way.

    What is the distance by train from London to Coventry?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance from London to Coventry via train to be approximately 85 miles (137 km).

    How long does it take from London to Coventry by train?

    On average the train from London to Coventry duration is 1 h 41 min  for the 85 miles (137 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

    Which train station in London goes to Coventry? Which train station do I come into Coventry from London?

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

    Omio customers book a train from London Victoria   to Coventry   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the departure train station in London located? Where is the arrival train station in Coventry located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from London Victoria and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Coventry and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Coventry.

    Which train companies can take me between London and Coventry?

    When taking a train from London to Coventry, you can count on Cross Country, Chiltern Railways, Avanti West Coast or West Midlands Railway for the best way to get you to Coventry. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between London and Coventry and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

    Are there any London to Coventry direct train services?

    Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day to Coventry from London. If you’re looking for a direct train from London to Coventry, consider travelling with West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

    How many train services are there to Coventry from London a day?

    On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Coventry. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

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

    You can take the first train from London to Coventry at 05: 24   or take the last train from London to Coventry leaving at 23: 30. Look for the latest London Coventry train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

    How far in advance should I book train tickets to Coventry from London for 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 London and Coventry within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £18 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from London to Coventry a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    London
    Coventry
    London Victoria is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Coventry.
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
    Public transport options for London Euston
    Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
    Overground lines: Watford DC
    Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
    Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
    Public transport options for London Kings Cross
    Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
    Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
    Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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    Public transport options for London Paddington
    Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
    Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
    Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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    Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
    Public transport options for London St Pancras International
    Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
    Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
    Bus lines: 326, 139