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There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 29 min

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

$37 - $72

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport to Loughborough National Express

$10 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 44 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 44 bus from Moss Side, Parkside Rd to Stockport Bus Station 44
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Nottingham
  3. Take the bus from Nottingham station to Loughborough, Baxter Gate 9

$20 - $56

Bus via Derby, Bus Station  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road

$12 - $14

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Loughborough 91.5 miles

$19 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough is to bus which costs £9 - £11 and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Parkside Rd and arriving at Loughborough via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 24 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Loughborough is 64 miles. The road distance is 91.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stockport station.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough is to train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs £28 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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Greater Manchester to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Loughborough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Loughborough is 91 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Loughborough.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 64.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

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, Hulme St, Manchester Oxford Road, and Sheffield in around 3 h 29 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Loughborough once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 45 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
56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Train from Stockport to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $26
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Stockport to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Bus operators
Manchester Community Transport
Bus from Moss Side, Parkside Rd to Stockport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham station to Loughborough, Baxter Gate
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Nottingham City Transport
Phone
+44 115 950 6070
Email
travelcentre@nctx.co.uk
Website
nctx.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham station to Loughborough, Baxter Gate
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
nctx.co.uk
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 Stockport to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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