How to get from Coventry to London

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from Coventry to London

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

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To get from Coventry to London on 23 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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06:15Coventry3h05 09:20London
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09:04Coventry1h26 10:30London Euston
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Travel Information to London from Coventry

distanceDistance85 miles (137 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £29
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £29 • 1 h 26 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 85 miles (137 km) by coach or train to London from Coventry. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 26 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Coventry to London

Travel to London 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 Coventry to London.

There are 2 ways to get from Coventry to London: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Coventry to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach journey is usually £12 less than a journey to London by train, which costs on average £29 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to London from Coventry is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 26 min.

There are alternative travel options to London that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 1 h 55 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Coventry to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Coventry and London 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 London:

  • Trains from Coventry to London most often leave from Coventry and arrive in London Victoria.

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

  • You can go to London from Coventry by coach with Megabus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £16 with Megabus from Coventry to London on Omio.
  • You can go to London from Coventry by train with Avanti West Coast. You'll see cheap train tickets for £29 with Avanti West Coast from Coventry to London on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Coventry to London? Many Omio customers who go from Coventry to London usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels from London, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip to London from Coventry, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £16 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £29 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Coventry to London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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