How to get from Coventry to Manchester

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from Coventry to Manchester

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

Our recommendation

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

16:45Coventry2h55 19:40Manchester
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17:40Coventry4h25 22:05Manchester, Coach Station
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10:35Coventry3h40 14:15Manchester, Coach Station
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12:30Coventry3h10 15:40Manchester
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08:20Coventry3h55 12:15Manchester, Coach Station
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Travel Information between Coventry and Manchester

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 3 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £56 • 1 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

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 £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Coventry to Manchester.

Travel Tips: 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.

You can travel from Coventry to Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Coventry to Manchester. Tickets for a coach cost on average £13.

This is compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A coach is generally £43 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £56 from Coventry to Manchester.

The fastest way to get to Manchester from Coventry is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 56 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 30 min   on average.

The distance from Coventry to Manchester is approximately 79 miles (128 km).

The average frequency per day from Coventry to Manchester is:

  • 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Coventry to Manchester 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 Manchester:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Coventry, Tesco Extra and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Coventry and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

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

  • You can go to Manchester from Coventry by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £13 with National Express from Coventry to Manchester on Omio.
  • You can go to Manchester from Coventry by train with West Midlands Railway. You'll see cheap train tickets for £56 with West Midlands Railway from Coventry to Manchester on Omio.
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!

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £13 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is £56 one way on average.

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.

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