There are 7 ways to get from Northampton to Loughborough by bus, train, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 19 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)

$17 - $30

Cheapest option

Night bus, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from Northampton to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School 126 / ...

$10 - $16

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 19 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, High Street (Jim)

$17 - $18

Train  •  2 h 28 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 - $79

Bus via Loughborough, Grammar School  •  2 h 49 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

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

The cheapest way to get from Northampton to Loughborough is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Northampton to Loughborough is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 55 min.

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

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Northampton to Loughborough, including transfers.

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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, High Street (Jim) via Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 19 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 28 min.

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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 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Northampton to Loughborough via Rugby, Nuneaton, and Leicester in around 2 h 28 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
$19 - $28
Train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
8 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
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Market Harborough to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 - $9
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Nuneaton
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, The Square (New Look) to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
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, High Street (Jim)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 30 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
Hourly
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 20 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
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
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
Night bus from Northampton to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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