How to get to Loughborough

Travelling by car

Loughborough’s nearest motorway link is the M1; the campus is just two miles from Junction 23. The University is clearly signed on all the other main approach roads to Loughborough.

Travelling by coach or bus

Coach and bus services to and from other parts of Leicestershire and the UK operate from the centre of Loughborough.

Travel by National Express or regional bus services to Loughborough then connect with local Kinch bus town services to the Loughborough University campus.

For enquiries about all these services call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

Travelling by rail

Regular Intercity services operate between Loughborough and other main line towns – including daily trains to and from London St Pancras International, 90 minutes away.

Once at Loughborough’s railway station you are just ten minutes away from the campus. From here there is a regular bus service which operates every ten minutes during term time.

Taxis are normally available from the station and the journey should cost around £5 – £6.

For information on train times and ticket prices phone National Rail on 08457 48 49 50 or you can use the following web services:

You can also buy a combined train and bus ticket which incorporates the bus journey to and from the railway station. Just select Loughborough University Bus (XLO) when booking on websites such as The Trainline and East Midlands Trains.


Travelling by air

East Midlands Airport is only 7 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights.

For destinations and a full timetable contact the East Midlands Airport Information Desk

Tel: +44 (0) 871 919 9000


Last update : 3/11/2015