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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)

$27 - $78

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Loughborough National Express

$14 - $19

2 alternative options

Bus High Peak  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road Skylink Leicester Derby

$16 - $18

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Loughborough 91.5 miles

$19 - $29

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Loughborough, England?

You can take a train from Greater Manchester to Loughborough via Manchester City Centre, Oxford St/Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre), Manchester Oxford Road, and Sheffield in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Loughborough once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $16 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $19
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Greater Manchester to Loughborough?

The distance between Greater Manchester and Loughborough is 103 km. The road distance is 146 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough?

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough is to bus which costs £11 - £13 and takes 5 h 56 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough?

The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough is to drive which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £14 - £21.

Is there a direct bus between Greater Manchester and Loughborough?

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Loughborough via Manchester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough?

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough, including transfers.