There are 8 ways to get from Leicester to Loughborough University by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare or towncar

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, bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)
  2. Take the bus from Loughborough, Rail Station (Rail Station Forecourt) to Loughborough, Radmoor Centre (Loughborough College) Sprint

$9 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva Midlands  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester, George Street (Parkers) to Loughborough, Registry Office (198 Ashby Road) 126 / ...

$2 - $9

6 alternative options

Bus Kinchbus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Kings Avenue (144 Kings Avenue) Skylink Leicester Derby

$3 - $4

Line 127 bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 127 bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Blackbrook Road 126 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to Loughborough University 12.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Loughborough University 12.2 miles

$2 - $4

Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Leicestershire to Loughborough 12.4 miles

$3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Leicester to Loughborough University 12.2 miles

$21 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Loughborough University is to line 127 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Loughborough University is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Margaret's Bus Station station and arriving at Loughborough, Kings Avenue (144 Kings Avenue). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Loughborough University is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Loughborough University without a car is to train and bus which takes 36 min and costs £6 - £10.

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It takes approximately 36 min to get from Leicester to Loughborough University, including transfers.

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Leicester to Loughborough University bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, depart from Leicester, George Street (Parkers) station.

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Leicester to Loughborough University bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Loughborough, Registry Office (198 Ashby Road) station.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Loughborough University.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Kinchbus operates a bus from Leicester to Loughborough University every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 31 min.

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 Loughborough, Rail Station (Rail Station Forecourt) to Loughborough, Radmoor Centre (Loughborough College)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Kings Avenue (144 Kings Avenue)
Ave. Duration
31 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 Leicester, George Street (Parkers) to Loughborough, Registry Office (198 Ashby Road)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Blackbrook Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 University
Ave. Duration
35 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 University
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$21 - $29
UberXL
$28 - $40
Taxi from Leicester to Loughborough University
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$40 - $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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