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Coventry train station is the main railway station serving the city of Coventry, in West Midlands. Although Coventry's first rail station was built in 1838, a more efficient station quickly superseded it just two years later. Change and transition followed throughout the 19th century until the latest redevelopment in 1962, which coincided with the electrification of the West Coast Main Line. The station's modern architecture with its spacious concourse was rewarded in 1995 by English Heritage, making the structure one of 400 listed buildings (including a Roman fortification) located within the city limits.

Coventry is a city with transport at its heart. The world's first modern bicycle was built here in 1885, and the original British motorcar followed in 1897. Yet, the city is perhaps most famous for the rather unusual mode of transport chosen by Lady Godiva for her famous taxation protest in the 11th-century – riding naked on a white horse through the city's streets. The noble woman's statue in Broadgate is only a ten-minute walk from the station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:15 - 21:30
Saturday 05:30 - 20:45
Sunday 07:30 - 21:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
ShopsAvailable
PostboxAvailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFiAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes

Monday to Sunday 06:00 - 21:00

Available from customer service offices, located on platform 1 and 3.

Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Open 24 hours
DayOpening Hours
Open 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameMulti Storey Car Park 1 Station Square Car Park Warwick Road Car Park
Carpark operatorVirgin Trains Virgin Trains Virgin Trains
Car parking spaces755
Carpark charges
Annual£1080.00
Daily£9.00
Monthly£110.00
Off-peak£5.00
Three Monthly£325.00
Annual£1080.00
Daily£9.00
Monthly£110.00
Off-peak£5.00
Three Monthly£325.00
Annual£1080.00
Daily£9.00
Monthly£110.00
Off-peak£5.00
Three Monthly£325.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces124
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
all platforms
Cycle storage notes<p>Charge made for locker</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

lifts to platforms 2, 3 and 4

Ramps for train accessAvailable
WheelchairsAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:30 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 20:00
Sunday 08:00 - 18:00

Located

Platform 1

Tickets Accepted

Virgin Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.

Facilities

Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with telephone points, desks, fax photocopier and modem facilities, screens with updated train information.

Refreshments

Tea, coffee, soft drinks.

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is available

Showers

Showers are not available

Trains to Coventry station

Coventry train station is mainly served by Avanti West Coast and West Midlands Railway trains.

Both Avanti West Coast and West Midlands Railway services connect Birmingham to Coventry in 28m and London to Coventry in 1h 35m. Avanti West Coast trains also run from Blackpool North to Coventry in 3h 44m.

Need more information on how to get to Coventry by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Coventry.

Coventry train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Coventry station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Coventry railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Coventry.

The station comprises four platforms. Platform 1 with services to London is found directly in front of the entrance, and all other platforms can be accessed by two footbridges, the left serviced by lifts, the right with stairs. Coffee shops can be found in the main concourse and on platforms 1 and 2.

Coventry train station parking

Coventry train station has one multi-storey car park, which can be found near the British Transport Police Building, opposite platform 1. The car park is open 24/7 and has 2 accessible parking spaces.

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Frequently asked questions

Is Coventry station open?

Coventry station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Coventry station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Coventry station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Coventry.

Are there toilets at Coventry station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Coventry station.

Are dogs allowed at Coventry station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Coventry station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Coventry

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Coventry station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains07:033On time
to NuneatonWest Midlands Trains07:183Late
to London EustonWest Midlands Trains07:231On time
to BournemouthCrossCountry07:252On time
to Manchester PiccadillyCrossCountry07:274On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from NorthamptonWest Midlands Trains07:023On time
from Leamington SpaWest Midlands Trains07:173Late
from Birmingham New StreetWest Midlands Trains07:221On time
from Manchester PiccadillyCrossCountry07:242On time
from Southampton CentralCrossCountry07:264On time
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