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

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Train  •  2h 57m

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

$63 - $128

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express

$15 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Coventry, Cross Cheaping to Digbeth, Selfridges X1
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Hereford
  3. Take the train from Hereford to Cardiff Central

$46 - $68

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Coventry to Cardiff 119.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Coventry to Wales is to bus which costs £11 - £20 and takes 4h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Coventry to Wales is to drive which costs £19 - £29 and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Coventry station to Wales station. However, there are services departing from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Coventry to Wales. However, there are services departing from Coventry and arriving at Cardiff Central via Birmingham New Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 57m.

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The distance between Coventry and Wales is 95 miles. The road distance is 119.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Wales without a car is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs £45 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 57m to get from Coventry to Wales, including transfers.

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Coventry to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station.

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Coventry to Wales train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Coventry to Wales is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs £45 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £20 and takes 4h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Coventry to Wales.
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  • Distance: 94.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 57m

What companies run services between Coventry, England and Wales?

CrossCountry operates a train from Coventry to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 1h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Coventry to Cardiff via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 4h 5m.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Hereford to Cardiff Central
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
First Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
National Express
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Coventry, Cross Cheaping to Digbeth, Selfridges
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
nxbus.co.uk

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Coventry to Wales bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Coventry to Wales train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Cardiff Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coventry to Wales is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Coventry to Wales.

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