Travel options
from Manchester to Coventry

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Coventry on 17 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

21:30Manchester, Airport2h10 23:40Coventry
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£161One-way
Cheapest
08:45Manchester, Coach Station4h05 12:50Coventry
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£131One-way
Other options
08:27Manchester Piccadilly1h57 10:24Coventry
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£281One-way
17:20Manchester2h40 20:00Coventry
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£221One-way
21:00Manchester2h40 23:40Coventry
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£161One-way

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Sat
16 Oct
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£14Megabus
Sun
17 Oct
£28Cross Country
£13National Express
Mon
18 Oct
£43Cross Country
£11Flixbus
Tue
19 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12National Express
Wed
20 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£18Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Fri
22 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Sun
24 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12Megabus
Mon
25 Oct
£28Cross Country
£11Flixbus
Tue
26 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12Megabus
Wed
27 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12Megabus
Thu
28 Oct
£27Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
Find prices
£13National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£28Cross Country
£12Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£28Cross Country
£9Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£28Cross Country
Find prices
Wed
3 Nov
£28Cross Country
£12Megabus

Travel Information between Manchester and Coventry

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £51
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 2 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £51 • 1 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Take a coach or train to travel 79 miles (128 km) to Coventry from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 57 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 route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Coventry.

Travel Tips

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FAQs
How do I travel from Manchester to Coventry?

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

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Manchester to Coventry, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Coventry:

A coach is generally £42 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £51 from Manchester to Coventry.

What is the fastest way to Coventry from Manchester?

The fastest way to get to Coventry from Manchester is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 57 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 35 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Manchester to Coventry?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Coventry is:

  • 17 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Manchester? Where do I arrive in Coventry?

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

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

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

  • You can go to Coventry from Manchester by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £9 with Flixbus from Manchester to Coventry on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Manchester to Coventry with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for £51 with Avanti West Coast from Manchester to Coventry.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Coventry?
Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Coventry don't make Coventry their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Birmingham or Leicester, either of which you could add to your Manchester 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 tickets from Manchester to Coventry online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Manchester to Coventry, 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 for this journey is £9 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £51 one way on average for this route.

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