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There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby by night bus, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Night bus, train  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the night bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Rugby

$44 - $84

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Train  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
  2. Take the train from Tamworth to Rugby

$44 - $88

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 47m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Rugby, Church Street X84

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby 37 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby 37 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  40m

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Rugby 37 miles

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 40m.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park and arriving at Rugby, Church Street via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 47m.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Rugby is 32 miles. The road distance is 37 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby without a car is to night bus and train which takes 2h 15m and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2h 15m to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby bus services, operated by Kinchbus, depart from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park station.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby is to train which takes 2h 45m and costs £30 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 47m.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby bus services, operated by Hinckley Bus, arrive at Rugby, Church Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby is 37 miles. It takes approximately 40m to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby.
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 15m

What companies run services between East Midlands Airport (EMA), England and Rugby, UK?

You can take a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby via Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road, Long Eaton, and Tamworth in around 2h 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby via St Margaret's Bus Station in around 3h 47m.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $22
Train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Night bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Hinckley Bus
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Rugby, Church Street
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugby
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Rugby
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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