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Overview: Train from Manchester to Coventry

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£51 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Coventry cover the 79 miles (128 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 57 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £28, but the average price of train tickets is £51. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Coventry.

Train companies

Train from Manchester to Coventry with CrossCountry

CrossCountry trains will get you to Coventry from Manchester from £28. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train from Manchester to Coventry, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 79 miles (128 km) route between Manchester and Coventry, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Manchester and Coventry as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains between Manchester and Coventry in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Manchester to Coventry starting at £28, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

CrossCountry from Manchester to Coventry train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 57 min
  • Average Price: £28
  • CrossCountry frequency: 9 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets to Coventry from Manchester due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Manchester to Coventry

The distance between Manchester and Coventry is 134 miles, with trains completing the journey in between 1 hours 50 minutes and 2 hours 30 minutes. Direct routes are provided by the CrossCountry service from Manchester Picadilly station to Coventry railway station. There are indirect routes that incorporate a change of train that are run by Virgin Trains and London Midlands. Trains from Manchester to Coventry run regularly with approximately 48 trains per day linking the two cities. During peak times, trains from Manchester to Coventry run every 5 minutes, and every 10-15 minutes at off peak times.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Coventry.
How much does a cheap train from Manchester to Coventry cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Manchester and Coventry for the next 7 days starting from £28  one way.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Coventry?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Manchester and Coventry is £51  one way.
What is the distance to Coventry from Manchester via train?
The train distance from Manchester to Coventry is around 79 miles (128 km).
How long is the train from Manchester to Coventry?
The Manchester to Coventry train duration is on average 1 h 57 min, which is to be expected when travelling 79 miles (128 km) to Coventry from Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
Which train station in Manchester goes to Coventry? Which train station do I come into Coventry from Manchester?

Some of the Manchester train stations to Coventry you can start your journey from include Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Coventry include Coventry and Coventry Arena.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arriving in Coventry.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Coventry, called Coventry, is located around 0.4 miles (626 m) away from its city centre.

What train providers go from Manchester to Coventry?
When taking a train from Manchester to Coventry, you can count on Cross Country for the best way to get you to Coventry. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Manchester to Coventry and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Coventry?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Coventry is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Coventry from Manchester to get the best deals?
If you book Manchester to Coventry train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £51. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Coventry from Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Coventry.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales