Rugby travel guide

Rugby Tourism | Rugby Guide

You're Going to Love Rugby

With a population of 63,323, Rugby is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom.

When to visit Rugby

Rugby in February
Estimated hotel price
$81
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rugby in February
Estimated hotel price
$81
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Rugby in July, when the average temperature is 17 °C, and the highest can go up to 22 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is December, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 4 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in October, when precipitation is around 64 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Rugby, with an average rainfall of 36 mm.

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How to Get to Rugby

Plane

When flying to Rugby, you’ll arrive at Coventry Baginton (CVT), which is located 15 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Rugby from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 31h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Rugby, followed by Train. The train journey from Rugby to Birmingham takes 1h 33m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Norwich, expect to pay about $21 for a 1h 45m trip. The train station in Rugby is called Rugby, and is located 1.3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Rugby is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 124 km from Rugby. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Rugby, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Rugby takes 209 km and will cost you around $10. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 217 km. The most popular bus station is Rugby Corporation St, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Rugby. Rugby Clifton Rd is also a commonly used station, and is 0.5 km from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Rugby, you’ll arrive at Coventry Baginton (CVT), which is located 15 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Rugby from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 31h 30m.

Train

AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Rugby, followed by Train. The train journey from Rugby to Birmingham takes 1h 33m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Norwich, expect to pay about $21 for a 1h 45m trip. The train station in Rugby is called Rugby, and is located 1.3 km from the city centre.

Car

Another option to get to Rugby is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 124 km from Rugby. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Rugby, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Rugby takes 209 km and will cost you around $10. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 217 km. The most popular bus station is Rugby Corporation St, located 0.2 km from the city centre of Rugby. Rugby Clifton Rd is also a commonly used station, and is 0.5 km from the city centre.

Airlines serving Rugby

Lufthansa
Good (4,690 reviews)
KLM
Good (837 reviews)
SWISS
Good (956 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,651 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,569 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (486 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,602 reviews)
Air France
Good (985 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,104 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,416 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,994 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,024 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (855 reviews)
LOT
Good (678 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (802 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,173 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rugby

Most booked hotels in Rugby

Coombe Abbey Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$181+
Days Inn Corley
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
$75+
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Coventry
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
$138+
Britannia Hotel Coventry
3 stars
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)
$97+
Royal Court Hotel & Spa Coventry
3 stars
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)
$98+

Hiring a car in Rugby

Expect to pay $3.05 per litre in Rugby (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.56 and $48.75.

Expect to pay $3.05 per litre in Rugby (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $36.56 and $48.75.