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There are 3 ways to get from Cardiff to Coventry by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 27m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street

£61 - £260

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Bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from CARDIFF Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Digbeth, Oxford St to Coventry, Belgrade Theatre X1

£10 - £12

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Drive  •  2h 7m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Coventry 120 miles

£20 - £30

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Coventry is to bus which costs £10 - £12 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Coventry is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Coventry. However, there are services departing from CARDIFF Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Coventry, Belgrade Theatre via Digbeth, Oxford St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Coventry. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Coventry via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 27m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Coventry is 96 miles. The road distance is 120 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Coventry without a car is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £60 - £260.

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It takes approximately 2h 27m to get from Cardiff to Coventry, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Coventry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from CARDIFF Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Cardiff to Coventry train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Coventry is to train which takes 2h 27m and costs £60 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £12 and takes 4h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Coventry.
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  • Distance: 96.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 27m

What companies run services between Cardiff, Wales and Coventry, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Cardiff Central to Birmingham New Street hourly. Tickets cost £55 - £170 and the journey takes 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Coventry via BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth and Digbeth, Oxford St in around 4h 36m.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from CARDIFF Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to BIRMINGHAM Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £9
Website
National Express
NX West Midlands
Phone
0121 254 7272
Email
travelcare@nationalexpress.com
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Digbeth, Oxford St to Coventry, Belgrade Theatre
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3
Website
NX West Midlands

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Cardiff to Coventry bus services, operated by NX West Midlands, arrive at Coventry, Belgrade Theatre station.

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Cardiff to Coventry train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Coventry is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Cardiff to Coventry.

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