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Cheap train tickets from London to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:231h51
London Euston (EUS)
10:14Coventry station (COV)
£281One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:461h28
London Euston (EUS)
10:14Coventry station (COV)
£281One-way
1 change
Cheapest
West Midlands Railway
08:561h48
London Euston (EUS)
10:44Coventry station (COV)
£281One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
06:161h09
London Euston (EUS)
07:25Coventry station (COV)
£591One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:400h54
London Euston (EUS)
09:34Coventry station (COV)
£651One-way
0 changes

Train timetableLondon to Coventry

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 20 May
Avanti West Coast
05:311h44
London Euston (EUS)
07:15Coventry station (COV)
1 change
West Midlands Railway
05:352h09
London Euston (EUS)
07:44Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
Chiltern Railways
06:041h50
London Marylebone (MYB)
07:54Coventry station (COV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
06:161h09
London Euston (EUS)
07:25Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
06:211h50
London Euston (EUS)
08:11Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
06:431h28
London Euston (EUS)
08:11Coventry station (COV)
1 change
Chiltern Railways
07:071h47
London Marylebone (MYB)
08:54Coventry station (COV)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
07:100h54
London Euston (EUS)
08:04Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:161h09
London Euston (EUS)
08:25Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:100h54
London Euston (EUS)
09:04Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:161h09
London Euston (EUS)
09:25Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:231h51
London Euston (EUS)
10:14Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:400h54
London Euston (EUS)
09:34Coventry station (COV)
0 changes
West Midlands Railway
08:461h28
London Euston (EUS)
10:14Coventry station (COV)
1 change
West Midlands Railway
08:561h48
London Euston (EUS)
10:44Coventry station (COV)
0 changes

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Train times from London to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

54 m

Average

1 h 28 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

138 km

Of the 15 trains that leave London for Coventry every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:100h54
London Euston (EUS)
09:04Coventry station (COV)
£871One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
07:100h54
London Euston (EUS)
08:04Coventry station (COV)
£701One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Avanti West Coast
08:400h54
London Euston (EUS)
09:34Coventry station (COV)
£651One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
08:161h09
London Euston (EUS)
09:25Coventry station (COV)
£761One-way
0 changes
Avanti West Coast
07:161h09
London Euston (EUS)
08:25Coventry station (COV)
£821One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from London to Coventry

distanceDistance85 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 25 min
priceAverage train ticket price£26 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency34 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry

Trains from London to Coventry cover the 85 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 25 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. Normally, there are 34 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £10, but the average price of train tickets is £26. Travellers depart most frequently from London Waterloo and arrive in Coventry.

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

Buy your official West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways train tickets between London and Coventry from £15 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient route.

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 from London to Coventry: Duo, Anytime, Season, Super Off Peak, Off Peak and Advance.

London to Coventry train information with Chiltern Railways:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Cheapest Price: £47

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 and find more information about cheap train tickets here.

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.

FAQs: London to Coventry train

FAQs: Travel by train from London 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
Cheap train tickets from London to Coventry can start from as little as £10 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Coventry is £26; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from London to Coventry is 1 h 25 min   to travel the 85 mile long route, with around there are 34 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Coventry leaves at 04: 39. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Coventry leaves at 23: 30.
Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Coventry without having to change trains with West Midlands Trains or Virgin Trains. There are 18 direct trains from London to Coventry each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the London to Coventry train with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, Chiltern Railways or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Coventry from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 30.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Waterloo, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Coventry, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Coventry from London is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 25 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from London to Coventry is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel between London and Coventry including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Coventry

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Coventry
London Waterloo 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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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
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
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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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
Metro: Tube Lines.
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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
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Phone Number
+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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+44 345 711 4141
Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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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
Metro: N/A
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transport options for London Fenchurch Street
Onward travel information: Rail replacement buses will stop outside HSBC on Fenchurch Street. Aldgate Bus Station. Details of the buses serving Fenchurch Street and Aldgate area, and the Bus Stops they are using is available here
Metro: London Underground (Circle Line and District Line) at Tower Hill - 200m from the Tower Hill exit London Underground (Metropolitan Line, Circle Line) at Aldgate - 300m from Fenchurch Place exit. Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway - 300m from the Tower Hill exit.
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Public transport options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.
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