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.

Where to Eat in Rugby

If you’re looking for affordable options, Black Horse (43 The Green) and The George Rugby (2 The Green) are great picks.

When to visit Rugby

Rugby in June
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Rugby in June
Estimated hotel price
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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Celcius (°C)
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How to Get to Rugby


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 26h 05m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Rugby, followed by West Midlands Railway. The train journey from Rugby to Manchester takes 1h 31m and costs around $57 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from London, expect to pay about $34 for a 1h 32m trip. The train station in Rugby is called Rugby, and is located 1.3 km from the city centre.


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.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Rugby, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Manchester, the bus ride to Rugby takes 169 km and will cost you around $17. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $19 for a journey of 185 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.

Airports near Rugby

Airlines serving Rugby

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,060 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,266 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,028 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
Good (759 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Rugby

Most booked hotels in Rugby

Days Inn Corley
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Coventry
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Coventry M6, Jct.2
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Britannia Hotel Coventry
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)
Royal Court Hotel & Spa Coventry
Okay (5.6, Okay reviews)

Hiring a car in Rugby

Expect to pay $3.23 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 $38.66 and $51.54.