You can get from Coventry to Birmingham by train, bus or flight.
To get from Coventry to Birmingham on 4 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||17 miles (27 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£5 - £5|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £5 • 35 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £5 • 21 min|
|Popular travel companies||Megabus or Avanti West Coast|
Take a coach or train to travel 17 miles (27 km) to Birmingham from Coventry. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 21 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 trip are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Coventry to Birmingham.
Getting from Coventry to Birmingham is easy and fast. The two Midlands cities are only around 30 miles apart, so both bus and train journeys are good options. Whichever form of transport you prefer, the journey time won't be longer than 45 minutes by bus or 25 minutes by train. Buses and trains leave every hour, so whenever you want to travel, a suitable option should be available.
Taking the bus is probably the simplest way to travel between Coventry and Birmingham. National Express runs buses at least once an hour between 8:25 a.m. and 00:05 a.m., and there are also a couple of departures in the middle of the night as well. The journey takes between 40 and 45 minutes at all times of day and no changes are required. Buses depart from Coventry Coach Station on Fairfax Street in the centre of town, and arrive at Birmingham Coach Station on Mill Lane. Services are as frequent at weekends as they are on weekdays, with plenty of bus connections to choose from.
Coventry is a train hub, so there are a number of options for anyone travelling to Birmingham by rail. Companies operating on the route include Virgin, CrossCountry and London Midland, all of which run services into Birmingham New Street. Trains depart as early as 8:02 a.m. on weekdays and Saturdays (slightly later on Sundays). The final departure for Birmingham leaves Coventry Station around midnight, and there are at least three trains an hour throughout the day. The journey only takes 25 minutes in total, and New Street is right at the heart of Birmingham, making it easy to reach city centre destinations.
There are 2 travel options from Coventry to Birmingham: coach or train.
The cheapest way from Coventry to Birmingham is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Birmingham:
A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £5 from Coventry to Birmingham.
The quickest way to travel between Coventry and Birmingham is by train, which takes on average 21 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by coach can take 35 min on average.
You should expect to travel around 17 miles (27 km) from Coventry to Birmingham.
The average frequency per day from Coventry to Birmingham is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Coventry to Birmingham as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Coventry to Birmingham:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Coventry to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between Coventry and Birmingham with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Birmingham as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Coventry and Birmingham.
When planning your trip from Coventry to Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets to Birmingham from Coventry online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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