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Coventry to Birmingham Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Coventry to Birmingham Train Tickets

Travel from Coventry to Birmingham by train in less than 30 minutes’ time with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Railway! No matter which railway company you board with, you can expect a quick and carefree high-speed travel experience in Standard or First Class comfort. You’ll benefit from ticket flexibility, frequent daily departures, plus ultra-fast city-to-city transfer times (as little as 20 minutes). You’ll also enjoy a range of onboard services and amenities designed to make your connection count!

Awaiting you is Birmingham, one of the most scenic places to visit in the UK. A tour of Britain’s “second city” reveals sidewalk-lined canals, quaint cafés, unique shopping markets and art collections as vast as they are stunning. There’ll be plenty of photo opportunities you won’t want to miss, so don’t forget your camera! Some recommended local attractions to include in your day planner are the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, National Sea Life Centre, Library of Birmingham and Cadbury World.

Purchase your Coventry to Birmingham train ticket right here. Then, use the ticket collection reference # provided in the email we send you to collect your actual ticket from a self-service ticket machine anywhere in Britain.

Journey details

Frequency
Trains depart approximately every 5 to 20 minutes, with an average total of 108 non-stop departures daily

Travel time
20 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations
Coventry and Birmingham New Street

Train features
Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and West Midlands Railway high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 200km/h

Coventry to Birmingham ticket fares

When booking your ticket for travel from Coventry to Birmingham by train, the following fare options may be available:
  • Ticket ONLY on Departure - Anytime
    These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are not included.
  • Ticket ONLY on Departure - Super Off-Peak
    Super Off-Peak tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Super Off-Peak tickets may be more restrictive. Seat reservations are not included.
  • Ticket on Departure & Reservation - Anytime
    These tickets are fully flexible. There are no time restrictions, so you are free to travel aboard any train, even during peak hours. Seat reservations are included.
  • Ticket on Departure & Reservation - Super Off-Peak
    Super Off-Peak tickets offer some flexibility, allowing you to travel aboard any train operating during off-peak hours on your ticket date. Though peak times may vary, they are typically before 9:30am and between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Super Off-Peak tickets may be more restrictive. Seat reservations are included.

Coventry to Birmingham ticket classes

  • Standard Class
    Standard class coaches provide comfortable, quality seating.
  • First Class
    First class coaches have a quieter atmosphere and are equipped with larger, reclining seats that offer superior comfort as well as plenty of leg and elbow room. Some train lines may offer complimentary at-seat food and drink service.

Coventry to Birmingham ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Passengers between the ages of 4 and 11 receive a discount off the adult ticket price. Children under the age of 4 travel for free when not occupying their own seat.

Train services and amenities

  • Onboard food and drink catering (subject to availability)
  • WiFi internet access
  • Power outlets
  • “Quiet Coach” seating (subject to availability)
  • Designated storage areas for personal luggage items
  • Priority seating for elderly and disabled passengers
  • Non-smoking coaches

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Seat reservations

  • When booking a ‘Ticket ONLY on Departure’ e-ticket, the seat reservation is not included.
  • When booking a ‘Ticket on Departure & Reservation’ e-ticket, the seat reservation will be included in most cases. Exceptions where the seat may not be reserved at the time of booking include shorter journeys that don’t offer seat reservations or when the allocation of reservable seats is fully booked. In either case, your ticket is still valid and you can sit in any vacant seat.

Ticket purchase conditions and delivery
Tickets for travel from Coventry to Birmingham by train can be booked up to 3 months in advance. Refunds and exchanges are not allowed.

Once your e-ticket order has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with a ticket collection #. Collect your physical ticket simply by using this number at a self-service ticket dispensing machine at the station before boarding.

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