There are 6 ways to get from Northampton to Loughborough by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) to Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) X7
  2. Take the train from Market Harborough to Loughborough (Leics)

$23 - $30

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Bus via Loughborough, Grammar School  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) to Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) X7
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to St Margaret's Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School 126 / ...

$12 - $15

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Bus  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) to Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) X7
  2. Take the bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to Haymarket Bus Station X7
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic)

$17 - $18

Train  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Northampton to Rugby
  2. Take the train from Rugby to Nuneaton
  3. Take the train from Nuneaton to Leicester
  4. Take the train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)

$47 - $78

Taxi  •  55 min

  1. Take a taxi from Northampton to Loughborough 49 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from Northampton to Loughborough 49 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Northampton to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) and arriving at Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic) via Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Northampton to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Northampton and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via Rugby, Nuneaton and Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 29 min.

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The distance between Northampton and Loughborough is 38 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Loughborough without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 3 min to get from Northampton to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Northampton to Loughborough bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, depart from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) station.

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Northampton to Loughborough train services, operated by West Midlands, depart from Northampton station.

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The best way to get from Northampton to Loughborough is to bus which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 2 h 29 min.

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Northampton to Loughborough bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic) station.

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Northampton to Loughborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, arrive at Loughborough (Leics) station.

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Map of how to get from Northampton to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 38.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 3 min

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

You can take a bus from Northampton to Loughborough via Market Harborough, The Square (New Look), Haymarket Bus Station, and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Northampton to Loughborough via Rugby, Nuneaton, and Leicester in around 2 h 29 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Market Harborough to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$18 - $27
Train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Rugby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $11
Train from Rugby to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kingsthorpe Hollow, Balmoral Road (Knightley Road) to Market Harborough, The Square (New Look)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Other operators
Taxi from Northampton to Loughborough
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Bounds Taxis Northampton
Phone
+44 1604 626262
Website
boundstaxis.co.uk
Northampton Taxis
Phone
+44 1604 606040

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Yes, the driving distance between Northampton to Loughborough is 49 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from Northampton to Loughborough.

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