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There are 5 ways to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)

$55 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction station to Luton Station Interchange 321 - Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)

$40 - $67

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Take the bus from Central station to Haymarket Bus Station X7
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School 126 / ...

Line 724 bus, bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction station to Heathrow Central Bus Station 724
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express / ...

$45 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Watford Junction to Loughborough 96.6 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Watford Junction station to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction station and arriving at Loughborough, Shelthorpe Road via Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford Junction to Loughborough. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Loughborough (Leics) via London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

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The distance between Watford Junction and Loughborough is 84 miles. The road distance is 96.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough without a car is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £40 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 37 min to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Watford Junction to Loughborough bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Watford Junction station.

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Watford Junction to Loughborough train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from London St Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough is to train which takes 2 h 37 min and costs £40 - £75. Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and bus, which costs £30 - £45 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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  • Distance: 84 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 37 min

What companies run services between Watford Junction, England and Loughborough, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Watford Junction to Loughborough hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford Junction to Loughborough via Heathrow Central Bus Station, Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 4 h 41 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$50 - $75
Anytime Single
$70 - $110
Train from Bedford to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
West Midlands
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to Luton Station Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central station to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.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 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction station to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
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 Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com

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Watford Junction to Loughborough bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford Junction to Loughborough is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Watford Junction to Loughborough.

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