There are 4 ways to get from Loughborough to Chester by train, bus 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

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Crewe
  3. Take the train from Crewe to Chester

$29 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Chester National Express

$22 - $31

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Crewe

$28 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Loughborough to Chester 87.4 miles

$18 - $28

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

You can take a train from Loughborough to Chester via Derby and Crewe in around 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Loughborough to Chester via St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester, and Birmingham in around 5 h 22 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Single
$11 - $17
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Derby
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Chester
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $15
First Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Loughborough to Chester?

The distance between Loughborough and Chester is 123 km. The road distance is 140 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Loughborough to Chester?

The cheapest way to get from Loughborough to Chester is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1 h 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Loughborough to Chester?

The quickest way to get from Loughborough to Chester is to drive which takes 1 h 44 min and costs £13 - £20.

Is there a direct train between Loughborough and Chester?

No, there is no direct train from Loughborough to Chester. However, there are services departing from Loughborough (Leics) and arriving at Chester via Derby and Crewe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Loughborough and Chester?

No, there is no direct bus from Loughborough to Chester. However, there are services departing from Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) and arriving at Chester via Leicester and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Loughborough to Chester?

It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Loughborough to Chester, including transfers.