Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Cheapest

£31

Average

£53

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 Manchester to Coventry will cost around £ 53 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 31.

Cross Country
19:27Manchester1h57 21:24Coventry
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£311One-way
Cross Country
12:27Manchester1h57 14:24Coventry
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£321One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:35Manchester2h03 09:38Coventry
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£531One-way
Cross Country
16:27Manchester1h57 18:24Coventry
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£551One-way
Cross Country
04:11Manchester2h16 06:27Coventry
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£561One-way

Train schedule Manchester to Coventry

Showing trains for tomorrow, Mon, 30 May
Cross Country
04:11Manchester2h16 06:27Coventry
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Avanti West Coast
04:55Manchester1h40 06:35Coventry
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Avanti West Coast
07:35Manchester2h03 09:38Coventry
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Cross Country
11:27Manchester1h58 13:25Coventry
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Cross Country
12:27Manchester1h57 14:24Coventry
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Cross Country
16:27Manchester1h57 18:24Coventry
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Cross Country
17:27Manchester1h57 19:24Coventry
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Avanti West Coast
18:31Manchester1h59 20:30Coventry
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Cross Country
19:27Manchester1h57 21:24Coventry
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Cross Country
20:27Manchester2h46 23:13Coventry
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Mon
30 May
£53Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Tue
31 May
£53Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Wed
1 Jun
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£12Megabus
Thu
2 Jun
£30Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
Fri
3 Jun
£18Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
Sat
4 Jun
£23Cross Country
£12Megabus
Sun
5 Jun
£29Cross Country
£14Megabus
Mon
6 Jun
£27Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Tue
7 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
Wed
8 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
Thu
9 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£14Megabus
Fri
10 Jun
£29Cross Country
£11Flixbus
Sat
11 Jun
£23Cross Country
£12Megabus
Sun
12 Jun
£29Cross Country
£12Megabus
Mon
13 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Tue
14 Jun
£53Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Wed
15 Jun
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£14Megabus
Thu
16 Jun
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£14Megabus
Fri
17 Jun
£29Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Sat
18 Jun
£19Cross Country
£7Flixbus

Fastest train times from Manchester to Coventry

Showing times and prices for 30 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 40 m

Average

2 h 3 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

129 km

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

These direct trains cover the 129 km distance in an average of 2 h 3 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 40 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 46 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.

Avanti West Coast
04:55Manchester1h40 06:35Coventry
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£661One-way
Cross Country
12:27Manchester1h57 14:24Coventry
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£321One-way
Cross Country
17:27Manchester1h57 19:24Coventry
0 changes
£561One-way
Cross Country
16:27Manchester1h57 18:24Coventry
0 changes
£551One-way
Cross Country
19:27Manchester1h57 21:24Coventry
0 changes
£311One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Coventry

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price£37 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Manchester to Coventry cover the 79 miles (128 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £18, but the average price of train tickets is £37. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Coventry.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Manchester to Coventry

CrossCountry trains will get you to Coventry from Manchester from £18. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry

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

Book your CrossCountry Manchester to Coventry train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check CrossCountry up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Manchester to Coventry routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable CrossCountry train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance between Manchester and Coventry is 79 miles (128 km), and the best price for a one-way Manchester - Coventry CrossCountry train ticket starts at £23 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your CrossCountry ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with CrossCountry!

CrossCountry from Manchester to Coventry train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 55 min
  • Average Price: £23
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 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.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains between Manchester and Coventry cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Manchester and Coventry to cost as little as £18  in the next 7 days.

How much does the train from Manchester to Coventry cost on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Manchester to Coventry train prices are on average £37  one way.

How many miles is it from Manchester to Coventry by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Manchester and Coventry via train to be approximately 79 miles (128 km).

What is the average Manchester to Coventry train duration?

The train time to Coventry from Manchester is on average 1 h 40 min  for the 79 miles (128 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Manchester and Coventry by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

When travelling by train from Manchester to Coventry, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Coventry do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Manchester, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. When you arrive in Coventry, your train can arrive in train stations including Coventry and Coventry Arena.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Manchester Piccadilly   to Coventry.

Where is the train station in Manchester to go to Coventry? Where is the train station in Coventry located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Manchester Piccadilly, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Manchester. The most popular arrival train station in Coventry, called Coventry, is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can take me from Manchester to Coventry?

Take the Manchester to Coventry train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Coventry from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there between Manchester and Coventry a day?

The average number of trains departing Manchester for Coventry is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

The earliest train for this route departs from Manchester at 04: 55. The last train leaves from Manchester at 21: 07. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Manchester to Coventry and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

When should I purchase Manchester Coventry train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Coventry is on average £37 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Manchester and Coventry available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Coventry
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.
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Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales