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

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Train via Liverpool Street Underground Station  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)

$83 - $122

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Bus, night bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipswich to Stansted Airport London National Express / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express

$33 - $58

2 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Ipswich to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester

$81 - $125

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ipswich to Loughborough 134 miles

$28 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipswich to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic) via Stansted Airport London and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipswich to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Ipswich and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via Cambridge and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ipswich and Loughborough is 111 miles. The road distance is 134 miles.

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The best way to get from Ipswich to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 3 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Ipswich to Loughborough, including transfers.

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

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Ipswich to Loughborough train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Ipswich station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipswich to Loughborough is 134 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Ipswich to Loughborough.

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  • Distance: 111.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

You can take a train from Ipswich to Loughborough via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, and London St Pancras International in around 3 h 40 min.

Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
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 Ipswich to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Stansted Airport London to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com

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