Birmingham International Airport is the nearest airport to CU Coventry, it is located just 20 minutes away from our campus. Alternatively, you could fly into Heathrow or Gatwick which are both based in London.
You will go through certain procedures before you can leave and travel to Coventry. The Immigration Officer may ask you for certain documents, which you should have ready in your hand luggage for inspection.
Documents for inspection:
- Offer letter
- Bank statement used for your visa application
- Health documents, e.g. TB screening
If the Immigration Officer refuses you entry, you may be removed immediately or given a very short period of temporary admission. Please telephone the International Student Adviser in the International Office on +44 (0)24 7615 2152 if this happens to you. If they are not available telephone +44 (0)24 7688 7688.
Airport Meet and Greet Service
At CU Coventry we offer different transport arrangements to that of Coventry University. This is due to the earlier start of our academic year and teaching times. When planning your travel to the UK please be aware you can utilise our premium meet and greet services at Birmingham International and London Heathrow Airports. You will need to book this service prior to your arrival.
Premium Meet and Greet Service
Why not arrive in style and book our Premium Meet and Greet Service!
A private chauffeur will meet you at the airport and take you to your accommodation.
- London Heathrow to Coventry £220.00
- Birmingham to Coventry £75.00
Please note that you are required to book 2 working days prior to your flight arriving to ensure that we have instructed the driver to collect you from the airport. Do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to get to Coventry
If you are not taking advantage of one of our meet and greet services, below are details of alternative ways to get to Coventry:
* Please note that prices are indicative only.