Coventry is very easy to reach by train. There are four railway stations; the main Coventry station and three local stations at Canley, Coventry Arena and Tile Hill.

The city is conveniently located on the West Coast Main Line which runs from London Euston through Coventry to Birmingham New Street. Other major UK cities including Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh can all be reached directly by train from Coventry. 

Coventry sits at the heart of an extensive local and regional rail network, with regular trains to Nuneaton, Bedworth, Rugby, Leamington Spa and cities in the West Midlands. 

Typical journey times to destinations from Coventry station are:

  • Birmingham New Street: 25-30 minutes
  • Birmingham International (for Birmingham Airport): 10-15 minutes
  • London Euston: 1 hour
  • Wolverhampton: 55 minutes
  • Rugby: 10 minutes
  • Leamington Spa: 10 minutes
  • Nuneaton: 22 minutes

Train operators

Details of train times and fares are available from National Rail Enquiries.

For information on specific services, fares and timetables please visit the websites of the Train Operating Companies that run services in the area:

Transport for West Midlands

Address: 16 Summer Lane
B19 3SD

Telephone: 0345 303 6760