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There are 5 ways to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 27 min

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

$43 - $84

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Bus  •  2 h 54 min

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

$4 - $10

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Taxi  •  40 min

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

$170 - $210

Drive  •  40 min

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

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  40 min

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

$110 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £3 - £8 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Rugby, North Street and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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

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The best way to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Hinckley Bus, depart from Rugby, North Street station.

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The best way to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £3 - £8 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 31.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Tamworth High Level, Long Eaton, and Sawley, The Bell in around 2 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via St Margaret's Bus Station in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Tamworth
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth High Level to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Bus operators
Hinckley Bus
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Rugby, North Street to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to East Midlands Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rugby to East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rugby to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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