There are 7 ways to get from Leicester to Loughborough by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare, 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  •  8 min

$5 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 min

  1. 2 / ...

$2 - $9

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. 11 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  14 min

  1. 11 miles

$2 - $4

Rideshare  •  33 min

  1. 12.4 miles

$3

Uber  •  14 min

  1. 11 miles

$19 - $28

Walk  •  3 h 40 min

  1. 11.5 miles

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Leicester to Loughborough hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 8 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Kinchbus operates a bus from Leicester to Loughborough every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 26 min. 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
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Single
$5 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Single
$8 - $13
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
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
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
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Leicestershire to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Leicester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Leicester to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$19 - $28
uberXL
$26 - $40
Taxi from Leicester to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leicester and Loughborough is 15 km. The road distance is 18 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Leicester to Loughborough is to train which takes 8 min and costs £3 - £8.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Leicester and arriving at Loughborough (Leics). Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Margaret's Bus Station and arriving at Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

The train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics) takes 8 min including transfers and departs hourly.