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

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Recommended option

Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Birmingham New Street

$12 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Rugby, Northcote Road to Coventry, Transport Museum 86 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express / ...

$12 - $16

3 alternative options

Night train  •  34 min

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

$22 - $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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The cheapest way to get from Rugby to Birmingham is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rugby to Birmingham is to night train which costs £16 - £26 and takes 34 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 train from Rugby to Birmingham New Street takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rugby to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Rugby, Northcote Road and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via Coventry 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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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, Transport Museum and Coventry 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, Northcote Road to Coventry, Transport Museum
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Coventry Pool Meadow Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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