Airport arrivals

Are you getting ready to move to Coventry University? We've got everything you need to know about airport arrivals.

Free transfer from London Heathrow Airport

To support you with your arrival to Coventry University, the university's own letting agency FutureLets has teamed up with National Express coaches to provide you with a free transfer from London Heathrow to Coventry between 4 January and 3 March 2023. The service is free, but you do need to book to be able to travel.

If you are studying at the Coventry University London campus you can book your free transfer by completing the online booking form. The form must be submitted at least 3 days in advance of your arrival.

If you are studying at the Coventry University campus, you can book your free transfer with National Express. When you arrive at Heathrow (Terminal 3 arrivals) make your way to the National Express coach departure point outside the airport and show your e-ricket to the driver. Once you reach Coventry Pool Meadow bus station you can then travel directly to your accommodation or your key collection point.

Ways of getting to Coventry University

There are a lot of easy ways to get to Coventry University.

  • Bus

    • Cost: £2.40*
    • Travel time: 1 hour


    • Train from Birmingham International Station to Coventry Station
    • Cost: £2.40*
    • Travel time: Approximately 20 minutes


    • Cost: £30 - £40*
    • Travel time: Approximately 20 minutes
    • Only suggested if you arrive very late at night or early in the morning
  • Train

    • Cost: from £45 - £50*
    • Travel time: 2.5 hours
  • National Express Coach

    • Cost: from £23*
    • Travel time: 3 - 4 hours
  • Taxi

    • Cost: Approximately £8*
    • Travel time: 5 - 10 minutes

    *Please note that prices are indicative only.

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