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Getting from London to Rugby by train

From its connection to the sport of rugby to its rich cultural heritage, Rugby is a historic town with plenty to offer travellers.

Rugby is home to a variety of cultural landmarks, including Rugby School, where the sport of rugby was first invented. You can take a tour of the school and learn about the history of the game.

There’s also the Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, which features a range of exhibitions on local history, art and culture. From the invention of jet engines to Alice in Wonderland, Rugby's global influence stretches beyond the sport which holds its name.

The journey via train from London to Rugby takes less than an hour. If you book in advance and travel off-peak, you won’t find a cheaper and easier way to travel.

Find the cheapest train tickets from London to Rugby

You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders, senior travellers, and groups.

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

Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.

Travelling in comfort with Avanti

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. This way, you’ll get the cheapest ticket with a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker. This helps you easily book a ticket for the next train up to your arrival at the station.

Travelling from London?

With hundreds of must-see attractions and highlights, there's plenty to do in London before you head off. From famous landmarks in Westminster to the world-class museums in South Kensington, the list of stunning attractions are endless.

London Euston offers good facilities for passengers, including food and drink outlets, toilets, and even a bookshop. If the weather is pleasant and if you have some time to spare, there’s also a pleasant outdoor area where you can enjoy some fresh air.

The capital has excellent public transport, meaning there’s a range of ways of travel to get to the train station. This includes the tube (Euston has its own underground station), bus, taxi, or even cycling.

Whether you’re emerging from the tube or hopping off a bus, you can be in Rugby in under an hour.

Travelling to Rugby?

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

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

The summer months of June, July, and August are popular due to the warm weather and outdoor events like the Rugby Festival of Culture.

The Rugby to London train runs regularly across weekdays and weekends with the first training leaving for London as early as 05:31 and late as 23:30.

First Class Service

Before your trip to Rugby, take some time to relax in the First Class lounge. This way you can unwind before your journey, rather than handle the busy departure area. This space includes free refreshments, WiFi, and dedicated charging points.

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. You can also start as you mean to go on by chilling in the First Class Lounge at Euston as you wait to board your train. All this can be yours for much less than you might think. Find out everything about First Class here.

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