There are 5 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.

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Train  •  3 h 25 min

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

$45 - $66

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Loughborough National Express

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Train via Stockport  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)

$43 - $65

Bus via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  5 h 32 min

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

$16 - $18

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 £12 - £14 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 40 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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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Loughborough via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 25 min and costs £35 - £55.

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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 25 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, Piccadilly Stn (Railway Bridge), Manchester Piccadilly, and Sheffield in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Greater Manchester to Loughborough once daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$15 - $21
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $28
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Stockport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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