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Trains from Birmingham to Coventry

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Travel with CrossCountry from Birmingham to Coventry and enjoy great savings on Advance tickets even on the day of travel, up until 15 minutes before departure.

The journey time from Birmingham to Coventry is approximately 20 minutes and takes you through the West Midlands, right into the heart of Birmingham.

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Travelling from Birmingham to Coventry

Coventry is home to medieval castles and ancient legends. This historic town is a popular shopping destination and is the birthplace of Shakespeare himself. The numerous museums, theatres and rich cultural heritage makes it the perfect destination to enjoy a day out for you and your family or friends.

Once you have arrived in Coventry

Onward Travel: Taxis and Buses in Coventry

Coventry has an accessible and well-connected public transport network that links the city centre with the surrounding suburbs. There are buses operated by Travel Coventry Company and most bus routes operate late into the night. There are also numerous taxi services available for those who prefer to travel directly, and these are accessible from the train station and three official taxi ranks.

Shopping in Coventry

From independent retailers to flagship stores and international chains, Coventry has a booming shopping scene with something for everyone. The West Orchards and Lower Precinct Shopping centres have a variety of high street shops and restaurants all under one roof. Further shops can be found in Broadgate and the Cathedral Lanes Shopping Centre, where an hourly and entertaining clock show can be viewed. For market-lovers, the Coventry Market in Queen Victoria Road has a variety of over 150 stores and is protected by an unusually shaped circular roof.

Culture in Coventry

Coventry has been named the UK City of Culture for 2021 and it’s not hard to see why. It is a multicultural city with a fascinating history and a world-famous arts scene. Visit Shakespeare’s birthplace or the Coventry Transport Museum, which is home to the world’s greatest collection of British road transport artefacts. You’ll even get to see two of the fastest cars in the world! For museum-lovers, there is the award-winning Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, which stands as testament to the city’s culture and history. Take a trip back in time at The Lunt Roman Fort, which is a fully-excavated and partially-reconstructed timber fort; it is truly unique and has the only gyrus in the Roman Empire.

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