Getting Here

The area of Coventry and Warwickshire is one of the most accessible locations in the UK. Situated right at the heart of the country, you can comfortably arrive at any of your destinations either by car, bus, coach, plane or train. Only one hour from central London by train and twenty minutes from Birmingham, Coventry and Warwickshire is superbly linked to all the major towns and cities around the country.

By Air

Birmingham Airport Birmingham Airport provides the nearest public passenger terminal for Coventry and Warwickshire which provides flights to destinations across the UK and around the world, including Europe, the Middle East and Indian subcontinent. Located 6.3 miles east southeast of Birmingham city centre, at Bickenhill in the Metropolitan Borough of Solihull within the West Midlands, England. The airport is a base for Flybe, Monarch, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines and Thomson Airways. Tel: +44 (0) 871 222 0072

By Rail

Coventry Train StationCoventry is on the West Coast Main Line with regular train services linking it with other major towns and cities. Trains operate every 30 minutes on average to London which is only an hour away on Virgin Train services. There is also an extensive timetable of local trains linking it to local towns such as Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwick, Royal Leamington Spa and Rugby. The area around Coventry Train Station is currently undergoing a huge redevelopment project called Friargate, which will see the transformation of Junction 6 of the Coventry ring road and the entrance to the Train Station over the next few years. Tel: +44 (0) 8457 484 950 

By Road

Plan your trip to the areaWith easy access to the national motorway network, arriving by road could not be easier. The M6, M6 Toll, M40, M42, M5, M69 and the A45/A46 are the major arterial routes out of and into the city of Coventry and regional Warwickshire, as well as linking central Birmingham which is only around 20 minutes by car from the centre of Coventry. Download the official Coventry city centre map which provides information on parking and access routes in and out of the centre of Coventry or visit our car parking page for further details

Tel: +44 (0) 24 7683 3671/3650 

Useful Numbers

Phone Number


Car and Taxi Services    
Europcar Car Rental +44 (0) 871 384 3487 
Allen's Taxis +44 (0) 24 7655 5555 
Central Taxis of Coventry +44 (0) 24 7633 3333
Travelling by Train    
National Rail Enquiries +44 (0) 8457 484 950
Virgin Trains +44 (0) 8450 008 000
London Midland +44 (0) 844 811 0133
Arriving by Aeroplane    
Birmingham Airport +44 (0) 844 576 6000
Bus and Coach Services    
National Express Coventry +44 (0) 871 222 0072
Traveline +44 (0) 870 608 2608
Stagecoach +44 (0) 1788 535 555
Harry Shaw +44 (0) 24 7645 5544
Travel De Courcey +44 (0) 24 7630 2656
Health and Wellbeing    
City of Coventry NHS Walk-in and Healthcare Centre +44 (0) 300 200 0060
University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire +44 (0) 024 7696 4000
Warwick Hospital A&E Department +44 (0) 1926 495 321/4032