Rugby to Manchester by train
Travelling from Rugby to Manchester by train
Fast trains from Rugby to Manchester take around 1 hour and 34 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 139 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rugby and Manchester.
1. Are there direct trains from Rugby to Manchester?
Journeys between Rugby and Manchester usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Rugby to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 53 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Rugby to Manchester?
The Rugby to Manchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 34 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Rugby to Manchester train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Rugby around 06:06 and the last train is around 23:03.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rugby around 06:02, and the last at 21:38.
What's the Rugby to Manchester train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Rugby to Manchester are $21.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $22, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Rugby to Manchester train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Rugby to Manchester by train.
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Which train companies operate between Rugby and Manchester?
More than one train company operates on the route from Rugby to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Transport For Wales
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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