There are 6 ways to get from Leicester to Rugby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

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

$34 - $63

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Line 84 bus, bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 84 bus from Leicester, Charles Street (16 Charles Street 'Peking Chinese Restaurant') to Lutterworth, George Street (Jet Garage) 84
  2. Take the bus from Lutterworth, George Street Car Park to Rugby, Church Street X84

$9

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Bus Mike De Courcey Travel  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') to Walsgrave, University Hospital X6
  2. Take the bus from Walsgrave, University Hospital to Rugby, Church Street 585 / ...

$15

Bus Hinckley Bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Lutterworth, George Street Car Park X84
  2. Take the bus from Lutterworth, George Street Car Park to Rugby, Church Street X84

$14

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to Rugby 22.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Rugby 22.4 miles

$4 - $7

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No, there is no direct bus from Leicester to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') and arriving at Rugby, Church Street via Walsgrave, University Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Rugby via Nuneaton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Rugby is 19 miles. The road distance is 22.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Rugby without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Leicester to Rugby, including transfers.

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Leicester to Rugby bus services, operated by Mike De Courcey Travel, depart from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') station.

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Leicester to Rugby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Rugby is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 42 min.

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Leicester to Rugby bus services, operated by Mike De Courcey Travel, arrive at Rugby, Church Street station.

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Leicester to Rugby train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Rugby station.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Rugby.
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  • Distance: 19.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Leicester to Rugby via Nuneaton in around 1 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Rugby via Walsgrave, University Hospital in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Nuneaton to Rugby
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $20
Bus operators
Mike De Courcey Travel
Phone
(024) 7630 2656
Website
traveldecourcey.com
Bus from Leicester, Charles Street (60 Charles Street 'Beneficial Finance') to Walsgrave, University Hospital
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
traveldecourcey.com
Bus from Walsgrave, University Hospital to Rugby, Church Street
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
traveldecourcey.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Walsgrave, University Hospital to Rugby, Stand H (Bradford & Bingley)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leicester, Charles Street (16 Charles Street 'Peking Chinese Restaurant') to Lutterworth, George Street (Jet Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hinckley Bus
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
hinckleybus.co.uk
Bus from Lutterworth, George Street Car Park to Rugby, Church Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
hinckleybus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Lutterworth, George Street Car Park
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
hinckleybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Leicester to Rugby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Rugby is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28 min to drive from Leicester to Rugby.

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