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from Coventry to Manchester

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

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Tue
30 Nov
£51Avanti West Coast
£10Flixbus
Wed
1 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£8Flixbus
Thu
2 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£10Flixbus
Fri
3 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£14National Express
Sat
4 Dec
£51Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£57Cross Country
£12Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£28Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£43Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£22Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£22Cross Country
£8Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£28Cross Country
£13National Express
Sat
11 Dec
£57Avanti West Coast
£12Megabus
Mon
13 Dec
£28Cross Country
£7Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£28Cross Country
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Thu
16 Dec
£28Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£28Cross Country
£12Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£14Cross Country
£10National Express
Sun
19 Dec
£28Cross Country
£12Megabus

Travel Information from Coventry to Manchester

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £27
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £27 • 1 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 79 miles (128 km) to Manchester from Coventry. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 56 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Coventry to Manchester.

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Travel from Coventry to Manchester
Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
What are my Coventry to Manchester travel options?

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

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

The cheapest way from Coventry to Manchester is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is £19 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Coventry to Manchester costing on average £27.

What is the fastest way to get to Manchester from Coventry?

The quickest way to travel to Manchester from Coventry is by train, which takes on average 1 h 56 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Manchester by coach can take on average 2 h 35 min.

How far is it from Coventry to Manchester?

You should expect to travel around 79 miles (128 km) from Coventry to Manchester.

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

The average frequency per day from Coventry to Manchester is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their coach from Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1) and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.
  • Most travellers take a train from Coventry to Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel companies can get me from Coventry to Manchester?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Manchester by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Coventry to Manchester for £9.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Manchester by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Coventry to Manchester tickets on Omio for £27.
Can I travel directly to Manchester from Coventry?

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

  • You can find a direct coach to Manchester with National Express or Megabus.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Coventry and Manchester ends?
Many of our customers travelling from Coventry to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your Coventry and Manchester trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets from Coventry to Manchester online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £9 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £27 one way for this journey.

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