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Information about parking near Coventry Station
Coventry is an industrial city in the West Midlands, second in size in the region only to Birmingham. It is close to four motorways (the M6, M69, M45 and M40) and the A45 and A46 major arterial roads. Birmingham Airport is only 11 miles away and the Coventry Canal stretches from Coventry to Fradley Junction 38 miles away near Lichfield. Our concern here, however, is with Coventry Station; the question is: where to park near Coventry Station?
Some additional information about parking in coventry station, to cater to all your parking needs
There is a Premium Rate Zone closer to the cathedral than to the station; the only on-street parking is in Little Street. Parking in Zone 2 is within a ten minute walk of Coventry Station and there are on-street parking spaces in:
All on-street parking in Zone 2 is for a maximum of 4 hours. The majority of on-road parking spaces are metered.
Coventry Council runs 23 car parks, in addition to which, there are three car parks at Coventry Station:
Three bus operators provide services within Coventry and between Coventry and destinations nationwide; they operate out of Pool Meadow Bus Station. There is a park and ride service from War Memorial Park on Kenilworth Road to the south of the city, with more than 400 parking spaces, which are free. The service stops at Warwick Road for access to Coventry Station and goes on to Trinity Street in the main shopping area. There is also a station on the West Coast Main Line from London to Glasgow and points north.
There are 47 marked bays for blue badge holders in the city centre and parking in them is free, but the blue badge must be displayed. Signs indicate the maximum stay.
There are no double yellow lines in the centre of Coventry, because they aren’t needed: the whole city centre is a restricted parking zone. You may not park on the road anywhere other than in a designated parking bay.
Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are the only bank holidays that allow free parking in Coventry.
It is permitted to stop anywhere, except where yellow markings are visible on the kerb, in order to drop off or pick up a passenger, whether disabled or not. But this does not give you the right to wait. If your passenger is not there waiting for you, you must drive away and return later.
Coventry has long been a prime mover in the automotive industry in Britain and there is a transport museum in Millennium Place, Hale Street honouring this tradition. There is also a Music Museum in Walsgrave Road, though if your taste tends towards Brahms and Mozart rather than Black Sabbath and the Beatles, you may not find what you’re looking for here. The Cathedral, destroyed by German bombing in WWII and rebuilt, is a must-see.