There are 5 ways to get from Peterborough to Loughborough by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Leicester

$46 - $69

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Rideshare  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Peterborough to Barrow upon Soar 51 miles

$4

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Peterborough to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic) Skylink Leicester Derby

$11 - $15

Train, bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Peterborough to Oakham
  2. Take the bus from Oakham, Rail Station to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (17 Golden Choice)
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Loughborough, Aumberry Gap (Selecta Tyre & Exhaust Centre) 8

$19 - $57

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Peterborough to Loughborough 50.9 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Peterborough to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at Loughborough, Derby Road (opp Tanvic) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Peterborough to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Peterborough and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

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The distance between Peterborough and Loughborough is 42 miles. The road distance is 50.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to get from Peterborough to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Peterborough to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Peterborough station.

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Peterborough to Loughborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Peterborough station.

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The best way to get from Peterborough to Loughborough is to train which takes 1 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 46 min.

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

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Peterborough to Loughborough train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Leicester station.

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Map of how to get from Peterborough to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 19 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Peterborough to Loughborough hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Peterborough to Loughborough via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Leicester
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Peterborough to Oakham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Oakham
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $9
Off-Peak Single
$11 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Single
$16 - $25
Bus operators
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 Peterborough to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.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
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Oakham, Rail Station to Melton Mowbray, Windsor Street (17 Golden Choice)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Loughborough, Aumberry Gap (Selecta Tyre & Exhaust Centre)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centrebus.info
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 Peterborough to Barrow upon Soar
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Peterborough to Loughborough is 51 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from Peterborough to Loughborough.

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