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Best price £ 0.07
Journey duration 30 min
Connections per day 80
First departure 01:23
Last departure 21:39
Distance 17.4 mi

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What's the best way to get from Birmingham to Coventry? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Birmingham to Coventry, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much does it cost to get from Birmingham to Coventry by train?

When you're traveling from Birmingham to Coventry, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 5.25. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 0.07, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Trains from Birmingham to Coventry

How long will it take me to travel from Birmingham to Coventry by train?

The journey from Birmingham to Coventry covers a distance of 17.4 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 30 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 19 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Birmingham to Coventry faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

What time are the departures from Birmingham to Coventry?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Birmingham to Coventry leaving at 01:23. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 21:39.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Birmingham to Coventry route?

There are different options to choose from when traveling between Birmingham and Coventry. You can start your journey in Birmingham at stations such as Birmingham New Street [ BHM ] and Birmingham New Street. These connect to stations including Coventry [ COV ] and Coventry in Coventry. There may not be a direct connection between all the stations in the two locations. Some providers will only serve a selection of the stations, and you may have to travel from one station to another in the same city after arrival to reach your ultimate destination. Virail will show you both all direct routes and any connecting services which you can take to get from Birmingham to Coventry.

How many times a day do journeys run from Birmingham to Coventry?

On average, there are 80 daily departures from Birmingham to Coventry. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 125 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Trains and CrossCountry, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 72 departures from Birmingham which travel directly to Coventry. There are 8 journeys with one change or more.