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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

$77 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. National Express / ...

$29 - $55

2 alternative options

Line 133 bus, train, line 48 bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. 133
  2. 48 / ...

$78 - $130

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. 124.3 miles

$26 - $40

What companies run services between Essex, England and Coventry, England?

You can take a train from Essex to Coventry via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, Euston Square Underground Station, and London Euston in around 2 h 18 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Essex to Coventry hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 3 h 15 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stansted Airport to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) to Stansted Airport, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Nuneaton, Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Essex and Coventry is 157 km. The road distance is 199 km.

The cheapest way to get from Essex to Coventry is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 2 h 7 min.

The quickest way to get from Essex to Coventry is to drive which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £20 - £29.

No, there is no direct bus from Essex to Coventry. However, there are services departing from Black Notley, Brain Valley Avenue and arriving at Coventry via Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park (Braint Bus Pk) and Stansted Airport London. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Essex to Coventry, including transfers.