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There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to Loughborough by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester

$58 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$12 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bedford, Bus Station X5
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)

$27 - $61

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Loughborough 80.9 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Loughborough is to bus which costs £9 - £15 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Loughborough is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Loughborough is 68 miles. The road distance is 80.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £40 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Cambridge to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Loughborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Loughborough is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £40 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £15 and takes 2 h 37 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 68.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Loughborough, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Cambridge to Loughborough hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cambridge to Loughborough 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Bedford, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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Cambridge to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Cambridge to Loughborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leicester station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to Loughborough is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Cambridge to Loughborough.

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