How to get to Coventry and Warwickshire
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.
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.
www.birminghamairport.co.uk Tel: +44 (0) 871 222 0072
Coventry 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.
www.nationalrail.co.uk Tel: +44 (0) 8457 484 950
With 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 local landmarks and visitor attractions in the centre of Coventry or visit Coventry City Council's car parking page for further details on parking charges and space availability.
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|Car and Taxi Services|
|Europcar Car Rental||+44 (0) 871 384 3487||www.europcar.co.uk|
|Allen's Taxis||+44 (0) 24 7655 5555||www.allenstaxis.com|
|Central Taxis of Coventry||+44 (0) 24 7633 3333||www.centraltaxis.co.uk|
|Castle Cars of Warwick||+44 (0) 1926 494989|
|Stratford-upon-Avon Taxis||+44 (0) 1789 414514||www.007stratfordtaxi.co.uk|
|Travelling by Train|
|National Rail Enquiries||+44 (0) 8457 484 950||www.nationalrail.co.uk|
|Virgin Trains||+44 (0) 8450 008 000||www.virgintrains.co.uk|
|London Midland||+44 (0) 844 811 0133||www.londonmidland.com|
|Arriving by Aeroplane|
|Birmingham Airport||+44 (0) 844 576 6000||www.birminghamairport.co.uk|
|Bus and Coach Services|
|National Express Coventry||+44 (0) 871 222 0072||www.nxbus.co.uk/coventry|
|Traveline||+44 (0) 870 608 2608||www.traveline.info|
|Stagecoach||+44 (0) 1788 535 555||www.stagecoachbus.com|
|Harry Shaw||+44 (0) 24 7645 5544||www.harryshaw.co.uk|
|Travel De Courcey||+44 (0) 24 7630 2656||www.decourceytravel.com|
|Health and Wellbeing|
|City of Coventry NHS Walk-in and Healthcare Centre||+44 (0) 300 200 0060||www.cityofcoventrynhshealthcarecentre.nhs.uk|
|University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire||+44 (0) 024 7696 4000||www.uhsw.nhs.uk|
|Warwick Hospital A&E Department||+44 (0) 1926 495 321/4032||www.swft.nhs.uk|