There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Coventry by train, bus, car or plane

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Coventry

$120 - $290

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$34 - $45

6 alternative options

Train TransPennine Express  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry

$146 - $224

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Coventry 305.3 miles

$65 - $95

Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX

$54 - $226

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX

$68 - $227

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to East Midlands (EMA) EDI - EMA
  2. Take the train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Coventry

$90 - $280

Fly Edinburgh to Manchester, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN) EDI - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry

$104 - $284

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Coventry is to bus which costs £25 - £35 and takes 8 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Coventry is to fly which costs £40 - £180 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Coventry is 256 miles. The road distance is 305.3 miles.

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The train from Haymarket to Coventry takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Coventry station. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Pool Meadow Bus Station via Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Haymarket and arriving at Coventry. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

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What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Coventry, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Edinburgh to Coventry every 4 hours. Tickets cost $180 - $290 and the journey takes 4 h 32 min. CrossCountry also services this route once a week. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Coventry 4 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Coventry
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $290
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $100
Train from Birmingham New Street to Coventry
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Coventry
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Single
$120 - $190
Off-Peak Single
$130 - $200
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Coventry
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $20
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $130
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Glasgow Queen Street
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $19
Bus operators
National Express

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