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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Coventry is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
05:30AM0h21
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
05:51AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
05:51AM0h20
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:11AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
05:38AM0h28
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:06AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
12:41AM0h31
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
01:12AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
05:35AM0h28
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:03AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers

Birmingham to Coventry train times

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, June 14
West Midlands Railway
12:41AM0h31
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
01:12AMCoventry station (COV)
0 transfersDirect
Avanti West Coast
05:30AM0h21
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
05:51AMCoventry station (COV)
0 transfersDirect
West Midlands Railway
05:35AM0h28
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:03AMCoventry station (COV)
0 transfersDirect
West Midlands Railway
05:38AM0h28
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:06AMCoventry station (COV)
0 transfersDirect
Avanti West Coast
05:51AM0h20
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:11AMCoventry station (COV)
0 transfersDirect

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Fastest train times from Birmingham to Coventry

Showing times and prices for Jun 14

Fastest Journey

20 m

Average

25 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

28 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Birmingham for Coventry every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
05:51AM0h20
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:11AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
Avanti West Coast
05:30AM0h21
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
05:51AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
05:38AM0h28
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:06AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
05:35AM0h28
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
06:03AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers
West Midlands Railway
12:41AM0h31
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
01:12AMCoventry station (COV)
81One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Coventry

distanceDistance27 km
durationAverage train duration20 min
priceAverage train ticket price€5 (€5)
frequencyTrain frequency34 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 26 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesWest Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways

Trains from Birmingham to Coventry cover the 27 km long trip taking on average 20 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. Normally, there are 34 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as €3, but the average price of train tickets is €5. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Coventry.

Train companies: West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Birmingham to Coventry

Travel between Birmingham and Coventry from €3 with Omio’s train partners West Midland Trains, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Avanti West Coast is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates high-speed trains between London and major cities in the UK, including Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow and Edinburgh. The company offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, First Class and Advance tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drinks. The most popular routes for Avanti West Coast are London to Birmingham, London to Manchester and London to Glasgow. The company operates a fleet of Pendolino and Super Voyager trains, which offer a smooth and comfortable journey.

Train information from Birmingham to Coventry with Virgin Trains:

  • Average Duration: 20 min
  • Cheapest Price: €3
  • Virgin Trains frequency: 18 a day

Trains from Birmingham to Coventry

With dozens of direct trains every day and a short journey time of just 20 minutes, travelling by train from Birmingham to Coventry is a more stress-free way of making the journey than by taking the car. You avoid having to navigate busy city streets and then finding somewhere to park. The route is provided by two operators - CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway, with all departures from Birmingham New Street and arrivals at Coventry Station.

Birmingham to Coventry train time: daily departures

From Monday to Saturday there are up to nine direct departures an hour for trains from Birmingham to Coventry. Services start in the early hours of the morning and continue until late at night. There is a reduced service on Sundays although there are still at least two departures an hour during the day.

How long is the journey by train from Birmingham to Coventry?

All trains on services from Birmingham to Coventry are direct and complete the journey in just 20 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Birmingham to Coventry?

Departure train station: all trains from Birmingham to Coventry depart from Birmingham New Street Station which is located in the centre of the city. This large station is part of the Bullring and Grand Central Complex of transport hubs, shops, restaurants and cinemas. New Street Station is served by trams, local and long-distance buses and taxis. All areas of the station have step-free access and accessible toilets. Other station facilities include car and bicycle parking, car rental desks, a ticket office, ticket machines, waiting areas, passenger lounges, telephones, WiFi, ATMs, toilets and left luggage storage.

Arrival train station: trains from Birmingham to Coventry complete their journey at Coventry Station. The station is centrally located and is a 10-15-minute walk from the city's main shopping centres and the cathedral. Local journeys can also be made by taxi or bus. Coventry Station has car and bicycle parking, a ticket office, ticket machines, WiFi, ATMs, waiting areas, telephones, shops and refreshments. All areas of the station have step-free access while accessible toilets are also available.

Which train companies travel from Birmingham to Coventry?

Direct train services between Birmingham and Coventry are provided by CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway.

CrossCountry Birmingham to Coventry

CrossCountry is part of Arriva UK Trains and covers much of the UK apart from London. Birmingham New Street is a major hub with all services either passing through the station or terminating there. Its routes from Birmingham to Coventry depart throughout the day and take just 20 minutes.

West Midlands Railway Birmingham to Coventry

West Midlands Railway offers routes across the West Midlands. West Midlands Railway offers services between Birmingham and Coventry throughout the day with a journey time of 20 minutes.

Birmingham to Coventry trains: services on board

Both CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway offer passengers a choice of Standard and first-class tickets, although first-class seating is sometimes restricted on commuter routes. All carriages have comfortable seats as well as luggage space, toilets, individual lights, tables or trays, power sockets and WiFi. There are spaces for wheelchairs and accessible toilets on board all trains.

How to find cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry?

Train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry can be bought on the day of travel although cheaper tickets can be found when you buy them online in advance. Be flexible about the day or time of day you travel, and you will also save money. Peak commuter hours in the morning are always more in demand and therefore more expensive.

FAQs: Trains from Birmingham to Coventry

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Coventry.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Coventry can start from as little as €3 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Coventry is €5; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Birmingham to Coventry is 20 min   to travel the 27 km long trip, with around there are 34 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Coventry leaves at 04: 50. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Coventry leaves at 23: 22.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Birmingham to Coventry without having to change trains with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. There are 26 direct trains from Birmingham to Coventry each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Take the Birmingham to Coventry train with West Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or Chiltern Railways. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Birmingham and Coventry as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 23: 22.

When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham International and Birmingham Moor Street. When arriving in Coventry, you can end your trip in train stations like Coventry and Coventry Arena.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Coventry, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Coventry from Birmingham is worth doing with a journey time of 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Coventry by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Birmingham to Coventry including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Birmingham and Coventry

Birmingham
Coventry
Birmingham New Street is the most popular Birmingham railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Birmingham for your journey to Coventry.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 15 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 30 - 23: 00
Public transport options for Birmingham New Street
Bus lines: N5, N6, N8, 4, 9, 23, 45, 50, 61, X51, X70
Train lines: West Midlands, CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales
Onward travel information: There are nearby bus stops on Smallbrook Queensway and Hill Street Most buses are wheelchair accessible. ********************************************************************************************************** For information go to the local travel information office by the Stephenson Street entrance. Alternatively, visit Transport for West Midlands, or call 0121 214 7214.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for Birmingham International
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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Public transport options for Birmingham Moor Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: This station is not usually served by rail replacement buses, due to difficult road access. Replacement buses stop at Birmingham Snow Hill station.
Birmingham Snow HillShoppingParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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Public transport options for Birmingham Snow Hill
Location for Rail Replacement Services: In the event of engineering the bus/coach will collect from: Bus Stop SH4, at the front of the station on Colmore Row.
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