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There are 12 ways to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Crewe  •  7h 54m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

£134 - £389

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Bus  •  11h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station 4 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station

£24 - £33

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Train  •  8h 28m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Chesterfield
  3. Take the train from Chesterfield to Loughborough (Leics)

£170 - £399

Train via Carlisle  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Nottingham

£92 - £185

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough 295.8 miles

£45 - £65

Train to Glasgow, fly to Birmingham, train  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Birmingham (BHX) GLA - BHX
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

£82 - £467

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Luton, train  •  5h 48m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Luton (LTN) GLA - LTN
  3. Take the train from Luton to Kettering
  4. Take the train from Kettering to Loughborough (Leics)

£83 - £214

Train to Glasgow, fly to London City, train  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London City (LCY) GLA - LCY
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)

£103 - £470

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GLA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)

£82 - £337

Train to Glasgow, fly to London Stansted, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to London Stansted (STN) GLA - STN
  3. Take the train from Stansted Airport to Leicester

£98 - £445

Train, bus to Edinburgh, fly to Birmingham  •  7h 2m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  3. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Birmingham (BHX) EDI - BHX
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby

£92 - £465

Train to Glasgow, fly to Bristol, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
  2. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Bristol (BRS) GLA - BRS
  3. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby

£114 - £424

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough by trains

The train journey time between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Loughborough is around 7h 32m and covers a distance of around 348 miles. The fastest train normally takes 6h 8m. Operated by ScotRail, Avanti West Coast and East Midlands Railways, the Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough train service departs from Prestwick Intl Airport and arrives in Loughborough (Leics). Typically 85 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 32m
Fastest train time:
6h 8m
Trains per week:
85
Cheapest price:
£134
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:20
Last train departs at:
23:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough train schedules

Trains departing Monday, June 14, 2021

Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) → Loughborough
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The cheapest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 11h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough is to drive. Taking this option will cost £45 - £65 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Airport and arriving at Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road via Glasgow, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Leicester, Gravel Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Prestwick Intl Airport and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via Glasgow Central, Crewe and Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 54m.

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The distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) and Loughborough is 236 miles. The road distance is 295.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough without a car is to train via Crewe which takes 7h 54m and costs £130 - £390.

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It takes approximately 7h 54m to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough bus services, operated by Stagecoach West Scotland, depart from Prestwick Airport station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Prestwick Intl Airport station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough is to train via Crewe which takes 7h 54m and costs £130 - £390. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 11h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 235.7 miles
  • Duration: 7h 54m

What companies run services between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK), Scotland and Loughborough, England?

You can take a train from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough via Glasgow Central, Crewe, and Derby in around 7h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough via Buchanan Bus Station, Glasgow, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, and Leicester, Gravel Street in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Luton via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £220
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to London Stansted via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Glasgow to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £260
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £230
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Glasgow to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £270
Flights from Glasgow to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £430
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£130 - £290
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £110
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £24
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£19 - £24
Train from Kilmarnock to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £60
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£19 - £28
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£45 - £60
Train from Prestwick Intl Airport to Paisley Gilmour Street
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £20
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£15 - £20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £26
Off-Peak Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Train from Chesterfield to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Luton to Kettering
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £24
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Train from Kettering to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£20 - £30
Train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £45
Off-Peak Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£50 - £80
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to Chesterfield
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£140 - £340
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£140 - £170
Anytime Day 1st Class
£240 - £340
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Stansted Airport to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £180
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £75
Anytime Day 1st Class
£120 - £180
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £190
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£60 - £80
Anytime Day 1st Class
£130 - £190
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Prestwick Airport to Buchanan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
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 Glasgow to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Scottish Citylink

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough is 296 miles. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Glasgow/Prestwick Airport (PIK) to Loughborough.

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