Rugby to Manchester Airport by train

  • First train
    06:06
  • Last train
    23:48
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 29m
  • Distance
    129 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 32m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Rugby to Manchester Airport by train

Fast trains from Rugby to Manchester Airport take around 1 hour and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 129 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rugby and Manchester Airport.

1. Are there direct trains from Rugby to Manchester Airport?

Journeys between Rugby and Manchester Airport usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Rugby to Manchester Airport every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 20 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Rugby to Manchester Airport?

The Rugby to Manchester Airport train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Rugby to Manchester Airport train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester Airport 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 23:48.

When to book Rugby to Manchester Airport 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 Airport by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rugby and Manchester Airport?

More than one train company operates on the route from Rugby to Manchester Airport, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • 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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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.