Trains from Cardiff to Coventry

Cardiff to Coventry train information

Cardiff Coventry train map

Train duration 2h38m
Arrival Coventry, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 96 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Cardiff (East Wales) to Coventry (West Midlands England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.

How much times does it take?

On average, the journey takes normally 2h38m by train to cover the 96 miles to go to Coventry from Cardiff. The train duration can vary depending if your train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the price of the ticket can vary.

Best prices for Cardiff to Coventry train tickets

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from £4.55 MORE 4h43m

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Cardiff - Coventry: the best time to book cheap trains

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Days before Departure

The Prices for train tickets Cardiff to Coventry tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 7 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £23 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £43 for your trip. Thus, you will save 46% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 7 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Cardiff to Coventry trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cardiff and Coventry by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Coventry to Cardiff and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Cardiff Coventry train

Discount Cardiff - Coventry train tickets

The most efficient way to pay less on your Cardiff Coventry train ticket may be to get a railcard. While regional railcards can be obtained in some areas, National railcards enable you to save money on most rail fares across the country. Everyone is eligible to at least 1 of the railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

Why should I buy a railcard?

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several trips. But is it really worth it when taking the train from Cardiff to Coventry? Check with your calculator, taking into account:

A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Cardiff Coventry ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of trips needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to start saving money.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Cardiff to Coventry (one way journey).

How much does a railcard cost?

Railcards enable you to save 34% off most adult fares for 12 months. A Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the five other ones £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Cardiff to Coventry train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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