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London to Coventry by train

It takes an average of 1h 34m to travel from London to Coventry by train, over a distance of around 85 miles (137 km). There are normally 105 trains per day travelling from London to Coventry and tickets for this journey start from £8 when you book in advance.

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From 54m


85 miles (137 km)


105 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £8

Train operators

Avanti West Coast

Travelling from London to Coventry by train in less than an hour

Planning a trip to the West Midlands and need more information on how to travel from London to Coventry by train? Start your journey with us! 

Usually, the train from London to Coventry takes around 1 hour and 33 minutes, but can take just 59 minutes on the fastest services. With around 82 direct trains running on this popular route each day, you can sit back and relax as you don’t need to worry about changing along the way.  

On this route, you’ll board a train at London Euston station operated by Avanti West Coast. Once you’ve found your seat, you can begin to enjoy the onboard amenities, including free WiFi, power sockets, luggage racks and access to onboard entertainment. If you prefer to travel in style, upgrade to Standard Premium Class or First Class. With the latter, you’ll take advantage of extra legroom, wider and more comfortable seating and complimentary food and drink. In less than an hour, your train will arrive at Coventry station.  

As soon as your train arrives, you can begin to explore the city of Coventry. From the station, you can walk to Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, as well as Coventry Cathedral – a gothic structure destroyed by bombs during World War II. If you’d like to explore some more of the UK, check out our guide to 4 of the best day trips from Coventry.  

Hoping to book the cheapest train tickets? Try travelling during Off-Peak times, as tickets tend to be cheaper during quieter travel times. If you’d like to save even more, why not get yourself a Railcard? You’ll save up to 1/3 on eligible journeys for a whole year.  

Eager to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from London to Coventry today! There’s no need to wait, just head to our Journey Planner at the top of the page to begin your journey. Need more information first? Continue reading for more information such as train timetables, FAQs and tips on how to find cheap train fares.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London to Coventry? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London to Coventry take?

The average journey time by train between London and Coventry is 1 hour and 34 minutes, with around 105 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London and Coventry by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London to Coventry is 54 minutes.

How much does the train from London to Coventry cost?

Train ticket prices from London to Coventry can start from as little as £8 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from London to Coventry?

Yes, it is possible to travel from London to Coventry without having to change trains. There are 105 direct trains from London to Coventry each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from London to Coventry leave?

The first train from London to Coventry leaves at 04:35. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London to Coventry leave?

The last train from London to Coventry leaves at 23:30. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London and Coventry by train?

Trains travelling from London to Coventry cover a distance of around 85 miles (137 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Coventry to London. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from London to Coventry.

Cheap train tickets from London to Coventry

Train tickets from London to Coventry start at £8 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for London to Coventry is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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