There are 9 ways to get from Edinburgh to Coventry by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Haymarket to Coventry

$120 - $280

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Fly Edinburgh to Birmingham  •  3 h 14 min

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

$54 - $226

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Train TransPennine Express  •  6 h 3 min

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

$144 - $207

Bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Birmingham Airport National Express

$182 - $229

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Coventry 305.3 miles

$65 - $95

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham  •  4 h 16 min

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

$68 - $228

Fly Edinburgh to East Midlands, train  •  4 h 54 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 London Luton, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Luton (LTN) EDI - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to Pool Meadow Bus Station

$54 - $156

Fly Edinburgh to London Heathrow, train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to London Heathrow (LHR) EDI - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Coventry

$113 - $340

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Coventry. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Coventry, Belgrade Theatre via Birmingham Airport, B'ham Airport Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 1 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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The distance between Edinburgh and Coventry is 256 miles. The road distance is 305.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Coventry without a car is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

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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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Edinburgh to Coventry bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Coventry train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Haymarket station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Coventry is to train which takes 4 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 1 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Edinburgh to Coventry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Coventry.
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  • Distance: 255.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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 - $280 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 once daily. Tickets cost $170 - $230 and the journey takes 9 h 15 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
3 h 10 min
When
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
3 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to East Midlands via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Edinburgh to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Edinburgh to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 - $280
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $280
Train from Birmingham New Street to Coventry
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $24
Train from London Euston to Coventry
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $90
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Coventry
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 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 56 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
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Coventry
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $19
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
$85 - $130
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $50
Off-Peak Day Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $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
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $19
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham New Street to Coventry
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from London Euston to Coventry
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
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 Edinburgh to Birmingham Airport
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Edinburgh to Coventry train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Coventry station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Coventry is 305 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 17 min to drive from Edinburgh to Coventry.

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easyJet, Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 360+ hotels available in Coventry. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs .

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