There are 5 ways to get from Nottingham to Rugby by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 57 min

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

$44 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus via Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate)  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Maid Marian Way (St James Street) to Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) 1|Navy Line
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Lutterworth, George Street (Jet Garage) 84 / ...

$18 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station 230
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Walsgrave, University Hospital X6
  3. Take the bus from Walsgrave, University Hospital to Rugby, Church Street 585 / ...

$22 - $24

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nottingham to Rugby 48.2 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Rugby 48.2 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Rugby is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Rugby is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Rugby is 41 miles. The road distance is 48.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from Nottingham to Rugby, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham station to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Nottingham Station Street and arriving at Rugby, Church Street via St Margaret's Bus Station and Walsgrave, University Hospital. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Rugby. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Rugby via Tamworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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There are 273+ hotels available in Rugby. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Nottingham to Rugby train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Rugby.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Rugby via Tamworth High Level and Tamworth in around 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Rugby via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, St Margaret's Bus Station, and Walsgrave, University Hospital in around 3 h 11 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Rugby
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $30
Bus operators
National Express
Mike De Courcey Travel
Phone
(024) 7630 2656
Website
traveldecourcey.com
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Walsgrave, University Hospital
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
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, Stand H (Bradford & Bingley)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Nottingham City Transport
Phone
+44 115 950 6070
Email
travelcentre@nctx.co.uk
Website
nctx.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Maid Marian Way (St James Street) to Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
nctx.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Lutterworth, George Street (Jet Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Hinckley Bus
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
hinckleybus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Lutterworth, George Street (Jet Garage)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hinckleybus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Nottingham to Rugby
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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