There are 6 ways to get from Leicester 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  •  1 h 15 min

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

$34 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva Midlands  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the 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 - $13

4 alternative options

Bus Mike De Courcey Travel  •  2 h 1 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, line 96 bus  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St 48
  2. Take the line 96 bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Rugby, Stand H (Bradford & Bingley) 96 / ...

$16

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Rugby is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Rugby is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 28 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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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Leicester to Rugby, including transfers.

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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 2 h 1 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 15 min.

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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 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Rugby via Walsgrave, University Hospital in around 2 h 1 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, Church Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Transport Museum to Rugby, Stand H (Bradford & Bingley)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hinckley Bus
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
hinckleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leicester, Charles Street (16 Charles Street 'Peking Chinese Restaurant') to Lutterworth, George Street (Jet Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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
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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