• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

There are 7 ways to get from Leicester to Loughborough by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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  •  8m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27m

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road Skylink Leicester Derby / ...

$2 - $9

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  33m

  1. Take the rideshare from Leicestershire to Loughborough 12.4 miles

$3

Taxi  •  14m

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to Loughborough 11 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14m

  1. Drive from Leicester to Loughborough 11 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  14m

  1. Take an Uber from Leicester to Loughborough 11 miles

$21 - $29

Walk  •  3h 40m

  1. Walk from Leicester to Loughborough 11.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Loughborough is to rideshare which costs £2 and takes 33m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Loughborough is to train which costs £5 - £8 and takes 8m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Margaret's Bus Station station and arriving at Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leicester and arriving at Loughborough (Leics). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8m.

More details

The distance between Leicester and Loughborough is 9 miles. The road distance is 11 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Leicester to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 8m and costs £5 - £8.

More details

The train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics) takes 8m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

More details

Leicester to Loughborough bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at St Margaret's Bus Station.

More details

Leicester to Loughborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Leicester station.

More details

The best way to get from Leicester to Loughborough is to train which takes 8m and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £7 and takes 27m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Leicester to Loughborough.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 8m

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Leicester to Loughborough every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 8m. Alternatively, Kinchbus operates a bus from Leicester to Loughborough every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 27m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Leicester, George Street to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leicestershire to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Leicester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leicester to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$21 - $29
UberXL
$25 - $35
Taxi from Leicester to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
14m
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Leicester to Loughborough bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road station.

More details

Leicester to Loughborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Loughborough (Leics) station.

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Loughborough is 11 miles. It takes approximately 14m to drive from Leicester to Loughborough.

Get driving directions

Book your Leicester to Loughborough train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your Leicester to Loughborough bus tickets online with Distribusion.

Search and book

There are 419+ hotels available in Loughborough. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Leicester and Loughborough. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar