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

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Train  •  2 h 5 min

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

$46 - $88

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Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham Station Street to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Rugby, Church Street X84

Bus via Loughborough, Lemyngton Street  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nottingham, Beastmarket Hill to Loughborough, Baxter Gate 1 - Navy Line
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Rugby, Church Street X84

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nottingham to Rugby 48.2 miles

$220 - $270

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 £7 - £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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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 33 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 2 h 5 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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The best way to get from Nottingham to Rugby without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £35 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Nottingham to Rugby, including transfers.

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Nottingham to Rugby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Nottingham Station Street.

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

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The best way to get from Nottingham to Rugby is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £35 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Nottingham to Rugby.
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  • Distance: 40.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

You can take a train from Nottingham to Rugby via Tamworth in around 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Rugby via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 3 h 33 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
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Nottingham Station Street to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Hinckley Bus
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Rugby, Church Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Nottingham City Transport
Phone
+44 115 950 6070
Email
travelcentre@nctx.co.uk
Website
nctx.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Beastmarket Hill to Loughborough, Baxter Gate
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
nctx.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Nottingham to Rugby
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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Nottingham to Rugby bus services, operated by Hinckley Bus, arrive at Rugby, Church Street station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nottingham to Rugby is 48 miles. It takes approximately 53 min to drive from Nottingham to Rugby.

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