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

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Birmingham New Street

$12 - $35

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Bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rugby, North Street to Coventry, Sports Centre 585 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777 / ...

$13 - $17

Night train  •  34 min

  1. Take the night train from Rugby to Birmingham New Street

$21 - $35

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rugby to Birmingham 35.1 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Rugby to Birmingham 35.1 miles

$7 - $11

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No, there is no direct bus from Rugby to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Rugby, North Street and arriving at Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station via Pool Meadow Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rugby and arriving at Birmingham New Street. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Rugby and Birmingham is 28 miles. The road distance is 35.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Rugby to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs .

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The train from Rugby to Birmingham New Street takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Rugby to Birmingham bus services, operated by Mike De Courcey Travel, depart from Rugby, North Street station.

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Rugby to Birmingham train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Rugby station.

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The best way to get from Rugby to Birmingham is to train which takes 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Rugby to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station.

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Rugby to Birmingham train services, operated by West Midlands, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Map of how to get from Rugby to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 28 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

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

West Midlands operates a train from Rugby to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 39 min. Virgin West Coast Trains also services this route hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rugby to Birmingham via Coventry, Sports Centre and Pool Meadow Bus Station in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Rugby, North Street to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Pool Meadow Bus Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rugby to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Rugby to Birmingham is 35 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Rugby to Birmingham.

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