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

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

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

$30 - $97

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH 635 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Airport Bus Station 757
  3. Take the bus from Airport Bus Station to St Margaret's Bus Station 240
  4. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, High Street (Jim)

$27 - $39

3 alternative options

Line 724 bus, train  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to St Albans City Railway Station 724
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to Loughborough (Leics)

$45 - $68

Train, bus  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to Northampton
  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 / ...

$34 - $44

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 £16 - £24 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 £16 - £24 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 Railway Station and arriving at Loughborough, High Street (Jim) via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, Airport Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 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 43 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 43 min and costs £23 - £80.

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough, including transfers.

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Watford Junction to Loughborough bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Watford Junction Railway 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 43 min and costs £23 - £80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £21 - £30 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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Watford Junction to Loughborough bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at Loughborough, High Street (Jim) 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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Map of how to get from Watford Junction to Loughborough.
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  • Distance: 84 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Watford Junction to Loughborough every 4 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Watford Junction to Loughborough via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, Airport Bus Station, and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 4 h 10 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 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Luton Airport Parkway to Loughborough (Leics)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to St Albans City Railway Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
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
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, High Street (Jim)
Ave. Duration
28 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 St Margaret's Bus Station to Loughborough, Grammar School
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford Junction Railway Station to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
EasyBus
Website
easybus.com
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Airport Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
easybus.com
National Express

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