There are 4 ways to get from Kettering to Rugby by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Kettering to Leicester
  2. Take the train from Leicester to Nuneaton
  3. Take the train from Nuneaton to Rugby

$44 - $92

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to North Gate Bus Station X4
  2. Take the bus from Northampton, Drapery (McDonalds) to Rugby, Clifton Road 96

$20

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kettering to Rugby 26.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Kettering to Rugby 26.9 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Kettering, England and Rugby, England?

You can take a train from Kettering to Rugby via Leicester and Nuneaton in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kettering to Rugby via North Gate Bus Station and Northampton, Drapery (McDonalds) in around 3 h 12 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Kettering to Leicester
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Rugby
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kettering, Bus Interchange to North Gate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Northampton, Drapery (McDonalds) to Rugby, Clifton Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kettering to Rugby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kettering to Rugby?

The distance between Kettering and Rugby is 37 km. The road distance is 43 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kettering to Rugby?

The cheapest way to get from Kettering to Rugby is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 30 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Kettering to Rugby is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £60 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Kettering and Rugby?

No, there is no direct train from Kettering to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Kettering and arriving at Rugby via Leicester and Nuneaton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

Is there a direct bus between Kettering and Rugby?

No, there is no direct bus from Kettering to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Kettering, Bus Interchange and arriving at Rugby, Clifton Road via Northampton, Drapery (McDonalds). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 12 min.

How long does it take to get from Kettering to Rugby?

It takes approximately 2 h to get from Kettering to Rugby, including transfers.