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from Cardiff to Coventry

You can get from Cardiff to Coventry by train, bus or flight.

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Coventry

distanceDistance95 miles (153 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £74
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £74 • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 95 miles (153 km) by coach or train from Cardiff to Coventry. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Cardiff to Coventry.

Travel Tips

Travel from Cardiff to Coventry
Travel 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 Cardiff to Coventry.
How do you get from Cardiff to Coventry?

There are 2 ways to travel from Cardiff to Coventry including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Cardiff to Coventry?

The cheapest way from Cardiff to Coventry is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Coventry:

A coach is generally £69 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £74 from Cardiff to Coventry.

What is the fastest way from Cardiff to Coventry?

The fastest way from Cardiff to Coventry is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

Other travel options between Cardiff and Coventry can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Coventry by coach can take on average 5 h 25 min.

How far is it from Cardiff to Coventry?

The Cardiff to Coventry distance is approximately 95 miles (153 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Cardiff to Coventry?

The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Coventry is:

  • 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cardiff and Coventry as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Cardiff to Coventry, where do I depart from Cardiff and where do I arrive in Coventry?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cardiff to Coventry:

  • Most travellers take a coach from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens to Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).
  • Most travellers who purchase a train ticket from Cardiff to Coventry depart from Cardiff Central to Coventry.
Which travel companies can take me from Cardiff to Coventry?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cardiff to Coventry, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Coventry by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Cardiff to Coventry tickets on Omio for £5.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Coventry by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Cardiff to Coventry tickets on Omio for £74.
Is there a way to travel directly from Cardiff to Coventry?

Yes, there are direct routes from Cardiff to Coventry with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct coach services to Coventry with with around direct coaches every day.
  • You can check for a direct train to Coventry with with 12 direct trains per day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Coventry tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cardiff to Coventry?
Many of our customers travelling from Cardiff to Coventry don't make Coventry their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Leicester, either of which you could add to your Cardiff and Coventry trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Coventry to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Cardiff to Coventry tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Cardiff to Coventry, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £5 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £74 one way.

But we recommend booking Cardiff to Coventry tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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