How to get from Coventry to London

Tue, 30 Nov
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from Coventry to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Coventry to London on Tue Nov 30 2021 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) we recommend taking a bus because it's the best combination of price and speed.

08:55Coventry2h55 11:50London
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£91One-way
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08:55Coventry2h55 11:50London
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£91One-way
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16:30Coventry2h50 19:20London
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£101One-way
06:15Coventry3h05 09:20London
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£91One-way
14:00Coventry2h50 16:50London
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£101One-way

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Mon
29 Nov
£20West Midlands Railway
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Tue
30 Nov
£33West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£33West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Thu
2 Dec
£33West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£27West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
Sat
4 Dec
£33West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Sun
5 Dec
£20West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Mon
6 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£26West Midlands Railway
£7National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£27West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Sun
12 Dec
£20West Midlands Railway
£6Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Fri
17 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£10Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£23West Midlands Railway
£10Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£20West Midlands Railway
£12National Express

Travel Information between Coventry and London

distanceDistance85 miles (137 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £23
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £23 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 85 miles (137 km) from Coventry to London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Coventry to London.

How to Travel from Coventry to London?

It's easy to travel between Coventry and London due to the number of trains and buses that connect the two cities. This popular commuter route has over 30 trains that run every day, with an average journey time of one and a half hours. If you travel by bus, the journey usually lasts around two and a half hours.

What is the Cheapest Way to Get from Coventry to London?

The most economical way to travel from Coventry to London is by bus. Buses are provided by both National Express and Megabus, with services leaving throughout the day, starting in the early hours of the morning with services every 30 minutes to one hour until the late evening. Buses depart from Coventry's Pool Meadow Bus Station and arrive and London's Victoria Coach station. Most services run directly, but some may have one change at Heathrow Airport, which increases the journey time by around one hour. The length of the journey may vary depending on the time of day, but it generally lasts around two and a half to three hours. 

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Coventry to London?

The fastest way to travel from Coventry to London is by train. Trains between these cities are provided by Virgin Trains, Chiltern Trains, and West Midlands Railway, and they arrive at Euston Station in London. There are dozens of services each day, with many trains leaving during peak commuter times in the morning and early evening and at lunchtime. Trains leaving from Coventry Station generally run directly, whereas those leaving from Coventry Arena or Canley may have one change in Coventry or Nuneaton. The fastest services usually take around one hour, but this can increase to two hours at certain times of the day, even with no changes.

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Travel from Coventry to London by Train 

The journey times may vary depending on the time of day and the provider, but the quickest direct trains, usually provided by Virgin, take around one hour. This can increase to over six hours if you are travelling overnight with Chiltern Railways and stopping in Birmingham. The first train of the day leaves early in the morning and the last train of the day leaves around midnight. There are also two overnight services that depart in the early hours of the morning. Trains to London depart from Coventry Station, which is in the centre of the city, Coventry Arena, which is to the north, and Canley, which is to the south. They arrive at Euston Station in London, which is close to Kings Cross station and is well connected by public transport.

Travel from Coventry to London by Bus

The first bus of the day departs from Coventry's Pool Meadow Bus Station in the early hours of the morning, with other early morning services departing regularly until breakfast time. Services continue throughout the day until late at night. Buses are provided by National Express and Megabus, and all Megabus coaches run directly with no changes, while National Express services may have one change at Heathrow Airport. They arrive at London's Victoria Coach Station, which is a short walk from Victoria Train Station and is close to the areas of Belgravia and Westminster.

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FAQs
What are my Coventry to London travel options?

There are 2 travel options from Coventry to London: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to London from Coventry?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Coventry to London, which costs on average £4.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A coach is £18 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Coventry to London costing on average £23.

What is the fastest way from Coventry to London?

The quickest way to travel between Coventry and London is by train, which takes on average 1 h 35 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 55 min   on average.

How far is London from Coventry?

The distance from Coventry to London is approximately 85 miles (137 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Coventry to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Coventry to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Coventry to London:

  • Coaches from Coventry to London most often leave from Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1) and arrive in London, Hammersmith Bridge Road.
  • Trains mostly depart from Coventry and arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Coventry to London?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Coventry to London:

  • You can travel to London from Coventry by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £4 with Flixbus from Coventry to London.
  • You can travel to London from Coventry by train with West Midlands Railway. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £23 with West Midlands Railway from Coventry to London.
Is it possible to travel directly between Coventry and London?

Yes, there are direct services available between Coventry and London with the following travel operators:

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with National Express or Megabus.
  • You can take a direct train with West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Coventry and London.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Coventry to London?
Your journey from Coventry to London doesn't have to end in London. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Coventry to London trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from London today!
When should I purchase a ticket to London from Coventry online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £4 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £23 one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Coventry to London 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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