The Venue

The Ricoh Arena, Coventry is set within a site covering more than 40 acres, the Ricoh Arena is unlike any other development of its kind in the UK.

The unique development also has some of the finest transport links in the country meaning it is an attractive and easily accessible location no matter where you are:

Ricoh Arena
Phoenix Way

How to get to the Ricoh Arena:

Travel – By Car
Located minutes away from the M6, the Ricoh Arena is easily accessible by car from wherever you are coming from in the UK. Click Here for directions on how to get to the Ricoh Arena by car.

Travel – By Train

Coventry Arena train station next to the Ricoh Arena is now open. Please note, there will be a limited service in operation in the first stage of this two-stage project.

More information about Coventry Arena can be found here:

Monday to Friday: one train per hour in either direction

The closest mainline train station to the Ricoh Arena is Coventry Station, located in the centre of Coventry, approximately 6 miles from the Ricoh Arena. Trains run from Coventry Station to Coventry Arena once per hour. Alternatively, there are always black cabs immediately outside the station.

With Virgin Trains there are 3 trains an hour from London and an average travel time of 59 minutes. Virgin Trains also offer direct services from Glasgow and Edinburgh, Cumbria, Preston, Warrington and Wigan.

Bookings open from 12 weeks before travel with best value fares for individuals if you book in advance and fix your date and time of travel.

Virgin Trains also offer a group booking discount of 20% for the Virgin Trains part of your journey on advance fares of 3-9 people travelling together. For more details visit:

The nearest airport to the Ricoh Arena is Birmingham International Airport.

The Birmingham International Airport was recently voted the Best UK Airport by ‘Which? Travel’ members, in the large airports category. Birmingham International Airport is about a 25 minute taxi ride away.


There is a taxi rank at the front of the Ricoh Arena.


There are car parking facilities at the Ricoh Arena.


A number of special packages have been arranged with local hotels. Please find further information from Choice Locations Ltd – please quote SCS Formulate

Tel: 01217 497 575