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

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Train  •  8 min

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

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road 2 / ...

$2 - $9

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  33 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leicestershire to Loughborough 12.4 miles

$3

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to Loughborough 11 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Loughborough 11 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leicester to Loughborough 11 miles

$19 - $27

Walk  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Walk from Leicester to Loughborough 11.5 miles

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The best way to get from Leicester to Loughborough is to train which takes 8 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £7 and takes 26 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 9.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Leicester to Loughborough hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Kinchbus operates a bus from Leicester to Loughborough every 10 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
$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
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 10 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
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 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$19 - $27
UberXL
$25 - $35
Taxi from Leicester to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
14 min
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

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