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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.