There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Coventry by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 31 min

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

$66 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus, line 777 bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the line 777 bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to Pool Meadow Bus Station 777 / ...

$18 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal M35

$30 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Coventry 120 miles

$25 - $40

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cardiff to Coventry hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cardiff to Coventry via Birmingham and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cardiff Coach Station to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Coventry is 154 km. The road distance is 192 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Coventry is to bus and line 777 bus which costs £13 - £20 and takes 3 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Coventry is to drive which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £19 - £28.

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 2 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Coventry. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station and arriving at Pool Meadow Bus Station via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station NatExpress. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Cardiff to Coventry, including transfers.