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Coach travel from London to Coventry

From £5.90 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 10 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 6 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from London to Coventry in 2 hrs 10 mins (fastest)

Our fastest coach from London Golders Green to Coventry will get you there in 2 hours 10 mins, giving you more time to explore the UK's 9th biggest city.

With coaches running throughout the day from very early in the morning until late in the evening, £5.90 single fares*, you can travel with confidence and comfort once again.

London to Coventry journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 10 mins
Cheapest price From £5.90 *
Distance (approx) 173km
No. of stops 0 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 6:00am/20:30pm (from London Victoria Coach Station)

Our London to Coventry services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

400 coach towards Birmingham

Our 400 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station

460 coach towards Coventry

Our 460 service travels up to 4 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station

551 coach towards Liverpool

Our 551 service travels up to 1 time a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London Marble Arch
  • London Golders Green
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station

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Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line and the Circle Line. A bus stop is directly outside the coach station, and is served by many routes into the city centre.

Victoria rail Station is also just 300 metres away, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our London Victoria Station facilities.

Arriving in Coventry

Coventry Coach Station is based in city centre – a 10-minute walk to the precinct shopping area and served by many regular bus routes, with a taxi rank directly outside the entrance.

Take a look at our Coventry Coach Station facilities.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Coventry?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 6.00am, arriving at Coventry Bus Station at 8.15am.

When is the last coach from London to Coventry?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 20.30pm, arriving at Coventry Bus Station at 23.05pm.

How much is the coach from London to Coventry?

A one-way journey from London to Coventry is available from £5.90*.

How long does the coach take from London to Coventry?

Coach journeys from London to Coventry take on average 2 hrs 45 mins. However, our fastest coach can arrive in 2hrs 10 mins.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Coventry?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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