Trains from Coventry to Rugby

Everything you need to know about travelling by train from Coventry to Rugby.


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Getting from Coventry to Rugby by train

Despite being close in location, Coventry and Rugby have their own individual cultural identities. Coventry, often recognized for its diverse population, is known for its historical significance during World War II and its vibrant creative scene.

In contrast, Rugby is renowned as the birthplace of the sport of rugby and retains a more traditional, rugby-focused cultural heritage. There’s a proud connection to the sport's history.

Travelling by train between these towns allows you to experience the contrasting cultural atmospheres that each place offers. You can also get from Coventry to Rugby in as little as 10 minutes, with tickets from as little as £7.10.

Find the cheapest train tickets from Coventry to Rugby

To help you stretch your money further, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to railcard holders, and senior and group travellers. For commuters, we have a range of season tickets, benefits and reward schemes that can help you save money or even upgrade to First Class.

Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, we will help you find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.

Finally, if you’re heading for leisure, see our range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. You might get yourself a deal.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

Although it’s just a short 11 miles to your destination, we want to make those 10 minutes as seamless as possible.

Answer your emails or scroll through the news with our fast, reliable WiFi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments.

Make your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets to get the cheapest ticket with a departure time that’s ideal for you.

If you need to make a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker to easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.

Travelling from Coventry?

Coventry is a city with a vibrant culture and historic legacy. The latter is most evident in iconic landmarks such as the Coventry Cathedral, which was famously bombed in the Blitz during World War 2.

But beyond a fascinating past, Coventry is thriving as a modern city. In the centre, you’ll find art, shopping districts, and diverse dining options.

For those with an inclination to nature, Coventry provides easy access to nearby natural treasures like the Warwickshire countryside and the beautiful Cotswolds. A suitable gateway to the outdoors.

Travelling to Rugby?

Located just south of Coventry in Warwickshire, Rugby boasts a rich cultural heritage. None is more famous than the invention of the sport of rugby in 1823 by William Webb Ellis.

The story goes that Ellis, a student at Rugby School, disregarded the rules of a football match and picked up the ball, running with it towards the opposition's goal. This led to the creation of a new code of football that eventually evolved into the sport of rugby.

Beyond the sport, the town's historic charm is there to see in its well-preserved architecture. The town also features a thriving arts scene with the Rugby Theatre and various local galleries.

Rugby train station is located in the town centre, making it a short walk to the high street. It’s a year-round destination that offers something for everyone, depending on your interests.

For example, many people like to plan their visit around a rugby match. Because of this, it’s important for such people to be aware that the season takes place from September to May.

First Class service

Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room.

These are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find out everything about First Class train tickets here.

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