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from London to Coventry

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

Our recommendation

To get from London to Coventry on 19 May we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:00London3h00 21:00Coventry
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£81One-way
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20:30London2h35 23:05Coventry
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£71One-way
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08:49London Euston1h41 10:30Coventry
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£191One-way
10:49London Euston1h41 12:30Coventry
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£151One-way
10:30London2h45 13:15Coventry
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£81One-way

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Thu
19 May
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£17Megabus
Fri
20 May
£15West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
Sat
21 May
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£8National Express
Sun
22 May
£18West Midlands Railway
£8National Express
Mon
23 May
£12West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Tue
24 May
£12West Midlands Railway
£3Flixbus
Wed
25 May
£8West Midlands Railway
£17Megabus
Thu
26 May
£8West Midlands Railway
£17Megabus
Fri
27 May
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£11Megabus
Sat
28 May
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£11Megabus
Sun
29 May
£18West Midlands Railway
£11Megabus
Mon
30 May
£12West Midlands Railway
£11Megabus
Tue
31 May
£15West Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Wed
1 Jun
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£17Megabus
Thu
2 Jun
£8West Midlands Railway
£17Megabus
Fri
3 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£9National Express
Sat
4 Jun
£15Avanti West Coast
£7Flixbus
Sun
5 Jun
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£9National Express
Mon
6 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£5Flixbus
Tue
7 Jun
£12West Midlands Railway
£16Megabus

Travel Information between London and Coventry

distanceDistance85 miles (137 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £17
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 1 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £17 • 59 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or West Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 85 miles (137 km) to Coventry from London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 59 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 journey are Flixbus or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from London to Coventry.

General Information about the journey from London to Coventry

Whether you are visiting the famous modernist Cathedral or heading to a football match, it's easy to get to the midlands city of Coventry from London. There are two major ways to do so - via bus or train. Either way, expect the journey to take between 2 and 3 hours. There are regular departures to Coventry from London Euston and Victoria Coach Station, and no changes will be required.

Buses from London to Coventry

Taking the coach to Coventry is a popular way to complete the journey, and there will be regular services from early in the morning to late in the evening. The route is covered by National Express and all of the buses stop at Coventry Bus Station on their way to destinations further north. Megabus also offer a daily service to Coventry, and arrive at the city's Cannon Park bus stop. Both companies offer around 10 buses per day, and the journey by bus will take just over 2 hours.

Trains from London to Coventry

Trains are the other main way to get from London to Coventry. All services depart from London Euston, which is on the Victoria and Northern tube lines. Coventry is a major rail junction and is on the lines to Scotland, Birmingham and Manchester - which means that Virgin Trains and London Midland offer plenty of services throughout the day, on every day of the week. The fastest trains take only an hour to complete the journey to Coventry Station, which is only a fifteen minute walk from the city centre.

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FAQs

How do I go from London to Coventry?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Coventry, which costs on average £16.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Coventry:

A coach is generally £1 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £17 from London to Coventry.

What is the quickest way from London to Coventry?

The fastest way from London to Coventry is by train with an average journey time of 59 min.

Other travel options between London and Coventry can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 1 h 50 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from London to Coventry?

The distance between London and Coventry is around 85 miles (137 km).

How many services a day are there to Coventry from London?

The average frequency per day from London to Coventry is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to Coventry 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 London to Coventry?

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

  • Most travellers board their train from London Victoria and arrive in Coventry.

Which travel companies can get me from London to Coventry?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Coventry by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Coventry tickets on Omio for £16.
  • West Midlands Railway can take you to Coventry by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for West Midlands Railway from London to Coventry for £17.

Is there a way to travel directly from London to Coventry?

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

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus, National Express or Megabus.
  • You can find around 25 direct trains per day and book this direct train with West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Coventry from London?

Many of our customers travelling from London to Coventry don't make Coventry their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Birmingham, Leicester or Luton, either of which you could add to your London and Coventry trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Coventry to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy London to Coventry tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip between London and 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 cost on average £17 one way.

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

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