There are 5 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Coventry by train, bus, rideshare 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  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Coventry

$38 - $93

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from London to Coventry 95.9 miles

$13 - $20

3 alternative options

Line 139 bus, train, bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 139 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Marylebone Road 139
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
  3. Take the bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Coventry, Quadrant 18 / ...

$58 - $88

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station National Express

$14 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Coventry 96.9 miles

$20 - $30

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Waterloo Station to Coventry station. However, there are services departing from Waterloo, County Hall and arriving at Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Coventry is 87 miles. The road distance is 96.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Coventry without a car is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Waterloo Station to Coventry, including transfers.

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Waterloo Station to Coventry bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Coventry is to train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterloo Station to Coventry is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 48 min to drive from Waterloo Station to Coventry.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Waterloo Station and Coventry. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Coventry.
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  • Distance: 86.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 30 min

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Coventry, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from Waterloo Station to Coventry hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $90 and the journey takes 58 min. West Midlands also services this route hourly. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Coventry every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Marylebone Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Leamington Spa, Railway Station to Coventry, Quadrant
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express Coventry
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Leamington Spa, Parish Church Stand B to Coventry, Quadrant
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
nxbus.co.uk
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from London to Coventry
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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