Trains from Birmingham International to Coventry

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Getting from Birmingham International to Coventry by train

Birmingham International and Coventry are only nine miles apart. Whether commuting for work, enjoying a day out, or travelling for a special event, the journey is regular and quick.

Travelling from Birmingham International to Coventry takes less than 10 minutes, with tickets available for as low as £3.10. The average journey time is just under 10 minutes.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Birmingham International to Coventry

Although this is a short trip, those who make this trip frequently will want to know the best way to save money.

That’s why for regular travellers, we have a range of options to help you save money or even upgrade to get First Class train tickets. This includes season tickets, benefits and reward schemes.

We offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders, seniors and group travellers. Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, you’ll find a ticket for a suitable departure time.

See our 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events so you can find a deal on local attractions and events.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

Although it’s a short journey, we want to make your travelling experience as comfortable as possible.

Many of you may be travelling with large bags or suitcases, so be sure to check our luggage policy before travel.

For oversized suitcases that do not fit in the overhead compartments (with dimensions not surpassing 30 x 70 x 90 cm), designated luggage areas are available near the internal doors in each carriage.

Medium-size luggage, equivalent to typical aeroplane cabin baggage, can be stored on the luggage racks above your seat.

Book advance tickets to get the cheapest price with a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re booking your trip last minute, use our Live Train Journey Tracker.

Travelling from Birmingham International?

Birmingham International train station lies just off the M42 motorway, which makes it easily accessible by car. Passengers can also reach Birmingham International by train from the city centre, or via the free monorail service from the airport.

Birmingham International is the closest train station to the NEC, the largest event space in the UK. Established in the same year as the station, the NEC hosts national events and popular TV shows like Crufts and the BBC Good Food show.

Be careful during travelling when these events are on and expect services around these events to be busier than normal.

If you need to wait for your train down to Coventry, you can grab a drink or snack from the shops and cafes in the station.

There are also good toilets on both the platforms and in the waiting area upstairs. The station also offers a waiting room and accessible toilets with baby changing facilities.

What’s more, Birmingham International has a First Class Lounge, making your waiting time as comfortable as possible.

Travelling to Coventry?

Coventry is a famous city located in the West Midlands, with roots dating back to Roman times.

The city boasts a fascinating history, highlighted by notable attractions such as Coventry Cathedral. The building was reconstructed after suffering bombardment by the Luftwaffe during World War II.

In recent times, Coventry has evolved into a prominent centre for manufacturing, automotive and aerospace industries. It also serves as a vital hub for education and research, housing several universities and colleges. Coventry University stands out as a highly regarded institution for higher education.

Beyond its industrial and academic significance, Coventry thrives as a hub for culture with a longstanding art and music scene.

Convenient access to Coventry is facilitated by direct rail connections, allowing swift travel from major cities. For example, trains from Coventry to London take around an hour.

First Class service

Birmingham International offers a First Class Lounge, providing an ideal space to unwind and relax before your train departs.

It also works as a convenient meeting point for friends or colleagues before your journey. Within the lounge, you can enjoy a complimentary drink and use the free, high-speed WiFi to catch up on emails or stream entertainment while you wait for your train,

On the train, upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast has many benefits. This includes complimentary snacks and drinks, a more spacious seat, a guaranteed table with a socket and extra legroom.

All these perks come at a surprisingly affordable cost. Discover more about First Class train tickets by exploring the details here.

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