There are 3 ways to get from Loughborough to Cardiff by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Derby to Cardiff Central

$76 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens National Express

$23 - $32

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Cardiff 151 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Loughborough to Cardiff is to bus which costs £17 - £25 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loughborough to Cardiff is to drive which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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The distance between Loughborough and Cardiff is 123 miles. The road distance is 151 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Loughborough to Cardiff, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Loughborough to Cardiff station. However, there are services departing from Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) and arriving at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Loughborough to Cardiff. However, there are services departing from Loughborough (Leics) and arriving at Cardiff Central via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

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What companies run services between Loughborough, England and Cardiff, Wales?

CrossCountry operates a train from Loughborough to Cardiff hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 2 h 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loughborough to Cardiff via St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 5 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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