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There are 7 ways to get from Loughborough University to Leicester by bus, train, 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.

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Bus, train  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough, Student's Union to Loughborough, Rail Station Sprint / ...
  2. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Leicester

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough, Registry Office to Leicester, George Street 126 / ...

$2 - $9

5 alternative options

Line 127 bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 127 bus from Loughborough, Gracedieu Road to Leicester, Orchard Street 126 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Loughborough University to Leicester 12.1 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Loughborough University to Leicester 12.1 miles

$2 - $4

Rideshare  •  43 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Loughborough to Leicestershire 12 miles

$3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Loughborough University to Leicester 12.1 miles

$20 - $29

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The cheapest way to get from Loughborough University to Leicester is to line 127 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loughborough University to Leicester is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Loughborough, Registry Office and arriving at Leicester, George Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

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The distance between Loughborough University and Leicester is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Loughborough University to Leicester without a car is to bus and train which takes 48 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Loughborough University to Leicester, including transfers.

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Loughborough University to Leicester bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, depart from Loughborough, Registry Office station.

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Loughborough University to Leicester bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Leicester, George Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Loughborough University to Leicester is 12 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Loughborough University to Leicester.

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Map of how to get from Loughborough University to Leicester.
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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 48 min

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

Arriva Midlands operates a bus from Loughborough University to Leicester every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 54 min. National Express also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Leicester
Ave. Duration
9 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, Student's Union to Loughborough, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Loughborough, Gimson House to Loughborough, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, Registry Office to Leicester, George Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, Gracedieu Road to Leicester, Orchard Street
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 Loughborough University to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Loughborough to Leicestershire
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Leicester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Loughborough University to Leicester
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$20 - $29
UberXL
$27 - $40
Taxi from Loughborough University to Leicester
Ave. Duration
17 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
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500

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More Questions & Answers

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

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