How to travel from Rugby to Manchester

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Travel Information from Rugby to Manchester

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $9
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€8) • 2 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $38 (€33) • 1 h 18 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Virgin Trains

Take a bus or train to travel 86 miles (139 km) from Rugby to Manchester. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Megabus or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Rugby to Manchester.

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How to get from Rugby to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Rugby to Manchester is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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National Express and CrossCountry will get you from Rugby to Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel to Manchester from Rugby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the leading travel company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Rugby - Manchester travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Travel from Rugby to Manchester

      FAQs: Travel to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rugby to Manchester.

      There are 2 travel options from Rugby to Manchester: bus or train.

      The cheapest way to get from Rugby to Manchester is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $9 (€8) compared to other travel options to Manchester:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs $29 (€25) less than taking a train, which costs on average $38 (€33) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Manchester from Rugby is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 18 min.

      Other travel options to Manchester take longer:

      Bus takes 2 h 20 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 86 miles (139 km) from Rugby to Manchester.

      The average frequency per day from Rugby to Manchester is:

      • Around 3 buses per day.
      • 8 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Rugby and Manchester as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rugby to Manchester:

      • Buses mostly depart from Rugby, Clifton Road (Stand A) and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
      • Trains mostly depart from Rugby and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rugby to Manchester:

      • You can travel by bus between Rugby and Manchester with Megabus, National Express or FlixBus, and you can find Megabus Rugby to Manchester tickets for $9 (€8) on Omio.
      • You can travel by train between Rugby and Manchester with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or West Midlands Trains, and you can find West Midlands Trains Rugby to Manchester tickets for $38 (€33) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Rugby to Manchester with the following travel companies:

      • 3 direct buses per day with Megabus or FlixBus.
      • Direct train available with Virgin Trains 7 direct trains per day.

      Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Manchester from Rugby.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Rugby to Manchester often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Liverpool, Paris, Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rugby and Manchester itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Manchester and any of these top destinations today!

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