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There are 6 ways to get from Loughborough University to Birmingham by bus, train, rideshare, taxi or car

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

Bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Loughborough to Birmingham 40.9 miles

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street

$43 - $68

Line 127 bus, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the line 127 bus from Loughborough, Gracedieu Road to St Margaret's Bus Station 126 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St 48
  3. Take the bus from Coventry, Cross Cheaping to Digbeth, Selfridges X1

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Loughborough University to Birmingham 40.5 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Loughborough University to Birmingham 40.5 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Loughborough University to Birmingham is to rideshare which costs £5 - £7 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loughborough University to Birmingham is to taxi which costs £140 - £180 and takes 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Loughborough and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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The distance between Loughborough University and Birmingham is 35 miles. The road distance is 40.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Loughborough University to Birmingham without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The bus from Loughborough to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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The best way to get from Loughborough University to Birmingham is to bus which takes 1 h 54 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £30 - £55 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Loughborough University to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Yes, the driving distance between Loughborough University to Birmingham is 40 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Loughborough University to Birmingham.

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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 54 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Loughborough University to Birmingham once daily. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Loughborough University to Birmingham hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
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 Loughborough to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, Gracedieu Road to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Stagecoach Warwickshire
NX West Midlands
Website
nxbus.co.uk
Bus from Coventry, Cross Cheaping to Digbeth, Selfridges
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
nxbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Loughborough to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Loughborough University to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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

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