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.
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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.
|Average train ticket price||€9 (€9)|
|Train frequency||105 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 89 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Chiltern Railways or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Birmingham to Coventry cover the 27 km long journey taking on average 23 min with our travel partners like West Midlands Railway, Cross Country, Chiltern Railways or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 105 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as €1, but the average price of train tickets is €9. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Coventry.
Travel from Birmingham to Coventry on CrossCountry and Chiltern Railways trains with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Birmingham to Coventry you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
CrossCountry from Birmingham to Coventry train information:
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.
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.
All trains on services from Birmingham to Coventry are direct and complete the journey in just 20 minutes.
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.
Direct train services between Birmingham and Coventry are provided by CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway.
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 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.
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.
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.
When departing from Birmingham, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Birmingham New Street, Birmingham Moor Street and Birmingham International. When arriving in Coventry, you can end your journey in train stations like Coventry and Coventry Arena.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 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.
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