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 24 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:00Manchester3h00 21:00Coventry
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14:00Manchester, Coach Station4h05 18:05Coventry
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17:20Manchester2h40 20:00Coventry
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12:25Manchester, Airport2h35 15:00Coventry
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11:55Manchester3h05 15:00Coventry
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24 Jan
£28Cross Country
£13National Express
25 Jan
£28Cross Country
£13National Express
27 Jan
£56West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
28 Jan
£28Cross Country
29 Jan
£28Cross Country

Travel Information to Coventry from Manchester

distanceDistance79 miles (128 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £56 • 1 h 57 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 79 miles (128 km) by coach or train 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 £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Coventry.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Coventry

Travel to Coventry 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 Manchester to Coventry.

How do I travel from Manchester to Coventry?

There are 2 ways to travel to Coventry from Manchester including taking a coach or train.

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

The cheapest way from Manchester to Coventry is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Coventry:

A coach is £42 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Manchester to Coventry costing on average £56.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Coventry?

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

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 40 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Manchester to Coventry would I travel?

The distance between Manchester and Coventry is around 79 miles (128 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Coventry is:

  • 17 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Coventry?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange and arrive in Coventry, Transport Museum (HS1).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Coventry.

Who can get me from Manchester to Coventry?

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

  • Megabus can take you to Coventry by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Megabus from Manchester to Coventry for £14.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Coventry. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Manchester to Coventry tickets on Omio for £56.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Coventry?

Your journey from Manchester to Coventry doesn't have to end in Coventry. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Leicester. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Leicester to your Manchester to Coventry trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Coventry today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Manchester to Coventry ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £14 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £56 one way.

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