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from Manchester to Rugby

You can get from Manchester to Rugby by train, bus or flight.

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19 May
£46West Midlands Railway
£14National Express
20 May
£32Avanti West Coast
21 May
£45West Midlands Railway
22 May
£39Cross Country
£15National Express
23 May
£41West Midlands Railway
£13National Express
24 May
£41West Midlands Railway
£14National Express
25 May
£46West Midlands Railway
£14National Express

Travel Information from Manchester to Rugby

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £14 • 4 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £43 • 2 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or West Midlands Railway

Take a coach or train to travel 86 miles (139 km) to Rugby from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are National Express or West Midlands Railway among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Rugby.

Travel Tips: Travel from Manchester to Rugby

Travel to Rugby easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Rugby.

How do you get from Manchester to Rugby?

You can travel from Manchester to Rugby 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Rugby?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Rugby is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £14 compared to other travel options to Rugby:

A coach is £29 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Manchester to Rugby costing on average £43.

What is the fastest way to get to Rugby from Manchester?

The fastest way from Manchester to Rugby is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 9 min.

Other travel options from Manchester to Rugby can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 4 h 5 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Manchester and Rugby

The Manchester to Rugby distance is approximately 86 miles (139 km).

How many services a day are there from Manchester to Rugby?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Rugby is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Manchester to Rugby as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Rugby?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Manchester to Rugby:

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Manchester to Rugby depart from Manchester, Coach Station to Rugby, The Royal Oak.
  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Manchester to Rugby depart from Manchester Piccadilly to Rugby.

Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Rugby?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Manchester to Rugby:

  • You can go to Rugby from Manchester by coach with National Express. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £14 with National Express from Manchester to Rugby on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Manchester to Rugby with West Midlands Railway, and you can find West Midlands Railway Manchester to Rugby tickets for £43 on Omio.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Rugby?

Looking to extend your trip from Manchester to Rugby? Many Omio customers who go from Manchester to Rugby usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Coventry or Birmingham. If you're looking to explore London, Coventry or Birmingham from Rugby, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I book Manchester to Rugby tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Rugby, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £14 one way.
  • Train tickets cost £43 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Rugby from Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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