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London to Coventry bus and train tickets

85 daily departures, tickets starting at £8.48, and the fastest trip in 55m

London to Coventry bus times

Check out the next buses departing from London to Coventry for Sunday, 25 February

CompanyDeparture time/Arrival timeDeparture Station/Arrival StationTransport TypePriceView schedule
National Express
3h 48m
National Express
$25.4
National Express
2h 10m
National Express
$23.2
Sindbad Eurobus
4h 10m
Sindbad Eurobus
86
National Express
2h 30m
National Express
$10.1
Megabus
4h 30m
Megabus
£14.98

Over 85 schedules for your journey.

Bus London to Coventry

It takes an average of 3h 13m to travel from London to Coventry by bus, over a distance of around 138 km. There are normally 23 buses per day traveling from London to Coventry and tickets for this journey start from £8.48 when you book in advance.

Distance138 km
Price£8.48
Frequency23
Fastest2h

Train London to Coventry

It takes an average of 1h 36m to travel from London to Coventry by train, over a distance of around 138 km. There are normally 62 trains per day traveling from London to Coventry and tickets for this journey start from €25 when you book in advance.

Distance138 km
Price€25
Frequency62
Fastest55m

What companies travel from London to Coventry?

Whether you're seeking speed, comfort, affordability, or a blend of all, our detailed overview covers the key players in the industry. Get insights into schedules, booking tips, and amenities offered by each company, ensuring your journey between these iconic cities is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.

Best Travel Options

Approaching the journey from London to Coventry, travelers can consider several important aspects:

Travel Time: Trains offer the swiftest route with a little over an hour’s journey. Driving takes about 2 hours, and buses range between 2 to 3 hours.

Cost: Budget-friendly bus fares appeal to cost-conscious travelers, whereas trains provide a middle ground. Car travel costs can vary with added factors like fuel and parking.

Experience: Trains deliver speed and convenience, ideal for business or short trips. Buses provide leisurely travel with onboard amenities, while car trips offer the most personal experience.

🧳 Spanning approximately 153 km (95 miles), this short journey gives you a choice of travel styles. Continue reading to find your best fit!

Best Travel Options

Bus vs Train

Exploring the nuanced aspects of bus versus train travel from London to Coventry unveils distinct advantages for each option:

Cost and Duration: Buses highlight affordability and a modest journey time of 2-3 hours, suitable for travelers prioritizing budget and scenic routes.

Environmental Impact: Both methods present eco-friendly alternatives, but trains typically edge out with a lower carbon footprint per passenger mile.

Travel Comfort: Trains boast additional amenities and quicker transit times, averaging 1-2 hours, catering to those who value comfort and speed.

Bus vs Train

Cheapest Travel Options

Zip through the English landscape from London to Coventry without pinching your pennies too hard. National Express and Megabus glide along this route, offering fares that range from a mere £5 to £15. Encased in comfort with onboard Wi-Fi and power sockets, National Express stands out for frequent services. Megabus, on the other hand, tempts with staggeringly low prices, perfect for budget-conscious travelers.

Delve into travel choices tailored to your needs, whether you’re a family, business professional, or solo explorer. Families can enjoy spacious seating and onboard facilities with National Express, while business travelers may opt for Avanti West Coast’s quicker service. Budget travelers and groups can leverage Megabus’s unbeatable prices or mix it up with rideshare options like BlaBlaCar, striking a balance between cost savings and social interaction.

Cheapest Travel Options

Frequently asked questions

Embark on a seamless journey from London to Coventry with direct and regular connections. Discover the heart of England through affordable, comfortable travel options, ensuring a swift transition from the vibrant capital to Coventry’s historic charm.

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Cheap tickets from London to Coventry

The price of tickets from London to Coventry is cheaper for a one-way standard class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the companies release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper tickets from London to Coventry by booking early.

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the services are also popular commuter services, lots of companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider traveling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting transport

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting transport. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Your First Arrival by Bus or Train

Your First Arrival by Bus or Train

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Seasonal Travel Pack Essentials Guide

Seasonal Travel Pack Essentials Guide

Embarking on a short trip to Coventry requires smart packing for changing climes. From spring’s unpredictable showers to summer’s radiant sun, we’ve covered your seasonal essentials. Layer with savvy in autumn and wrap up well for winter’s chill. Your Coventry journey starts here, with the ultimate guide for every season’s suitcase!
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Budget-Friendly Things To Do

Budget-Friendly Things To Do

Discover Coventry’s treasures without spending a fortune. From historical sites like Coventry Cathedral Ruins to serene escapes in War Memorial Park. Dive into the city’s rich heritage and vibrant green spaces for free or at low cost. Perfect for history buffs, nature lovers, and families on a budget.
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Transportation Options

Transportation Options

Embarking on Coventry’s local transport? Experience seamless travel with options galore, from rapid rail services to extensive bus networks, and convenient taxis. Get around effectively, whether you’re a sightseer or a local commuter.

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Travel Tips

The best tips from our team for your next trip

"Research sightseeing opportunities along your route, such as landmarks, tourist attractions, or scenic routes, and plan your itinerary accordingly."

Ethan Hughes
Ethan Hughes
Transport Trekker

"Choosing the right seat, such as one with extralegroom or a window seat, can help maximize comfort during your journey."

John Anderson
John Anderson
Adventurous Explorer

"Check the pet policies of the bus or train company you are traveling with, and make sure your pet is allowed on board."

Charlotte Adams
Charlotte Adams
Transit Seeker

"Learn basic phrases in the local language, such as greetings or common phrases, to show respect and build connections with locals."

William Lewis
William Lewis
Commuting Maverick

"Keep your valuables like cash, passport, andimportant documents in a secure place, like a neck wallet or a money belt.Avoid carrying large sums of money or expensive jewelry."

Isabella Wright
Isabella Wright
Route Seeker

"Choose a mode of transportation that allows you to work comfortably, such as a train with spacious seating or a bus with Wi-Fi."

David Thompson
David Thompson
Nomadic Voyager

"Research the local culture and customs of the places you will be traveling through, and learn about the history, traditions, and values of the people."

Emily Roberts
Emily Roberts
Serene Wanderer

"Bring a refillable water bottle and stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout your journey."

Olivia Rodriguez
Olivia Rodriguez
Rail Trailblazer

"Traveling during off-peak hours can save moneyon bus and train fares, as prices tend to be lower during non-peak times."

Mia Bennett
Mia Bennett
Bus Explorer

"Arrive on time for your bus or train, and be respectful of other passengers' schedules."

Michael Turner
Michael Turner
Transit Connoisseur

"Consider choosing eco-friendly transport options like buses or trains instead of driving alone in a car, which can help reduce your carbon footprint."

Sophia Mitchell
Sophia Mitchell
Journey Enthusiast
Travel Hotspots

Discover the Top Transit Hubs

Discover the top transit hubs with our comprehensive list of the busiest and most important bus and train stations. Find out which stations offer the best connections and travel options for your next trip. Plan your trip with ease and efficiency by exploring our guide to the key transit hubs.