You can get from London to Loughborough by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Loughborough on Sep 19 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||97 miles (157 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||€5 - €36|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €5 • 2 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €36 • 1 h 14 min|
|Popular travel companies||National Express or|
Travel 97 miles (157 km) by coach or train between London and Loughborough. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 14 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €5. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Loughborough.
There are a large number of both train and bus services to choose from when travelling between London and Loughborough. Although it's not as busy as routes from the Midlands that depart from big cities such as Birmingham and Nottingham, it is still fairly popular with passengers. The travel time from London to Loughborough ranges from around one and a half hours by train to three hours by bus.
The most affordable mode of travel between these cities is the bus. Buses are provided by MegaBus and National Express, and all services run directly without any changes. Ticket prices vary depending on the time of day, with more expensive buses departing in the late afternoon and early evening. The travel time is usually around three hours, but this may increase to four hours at peak times. There are usually around 15 services a day that run on weekdays and at weekends, with buses departing from London's Victoria Coach Station and arriving at either The Rushes or Hollywell Way on Ashby Road in Loughborough.
The fastest way to way to travel between London and Loughborough is by train, with an average journey time of around one and a half hours. Trains between these cities are provided by East Midlands Trains, and they depart from London's St Pancras Station and arrive at Loughborough Station. Trains run approximately every 30 minutes throughout the day and run directly with no changes, with the first train leaving at breakfast time and the last train leaving late at night.
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West Midlands Trains offers trains to Loughborough from London. Their services run throughout the day, with extra trains at peak times in the morning and evening. The first train of the day leaves at breakfast time, with regular services continuing every 30 minutes or so until late at night. All of the trains run directly with no changes and have a journey time of one and a half hours on average. Trains depart from St Pancras station, which is next to Kings Cross, and arrive at Loughborough Railway Station, which is located in the north of the town. It is around one mile from the city centre, which can be reached by bus in approximately 10 minutes.
There are daily bus connections to Loughborough from London, provided by National Express and Megabus. Buses run on both weekdays and weekends, with many of the services late at night and the first bus of the day leaving in the early hours of the morning. Services then continue regularly every few hours until around midnight. The longest bus journey between these cities takes around four hours while the shortest takes just over three, and all buses run directly with no changes. Buses depart from London's Victoria Coach Station, with some arriving at Hollywell Way which is next to Hollywell Conference Centre, 2.2 miles outside the city centre. Others arrive at The Rushes, which is in the centre of the city next to several large shops and supermarkets.
There are 2 ways to travel to Loughborough from London including taking a coach or train.
Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from London to Loughborough. Tickets for a coach cost on average €5.
This is compared to other travel options to Loughborough:
A coach is generally €31 less than a train for the same journey. A train costs on average €36 from London to Loughborough.
The quickest way to travel from London to Loughborough is by train, which takes on average 1 h 14 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 2 h 45 min of travel time.
The London to Loughborough distance is approximately 97 miles (157 km).
The average frequency per day from London to Loughborough is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from London to Loughborough as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Loughborough:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Loughborough, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between London and Loughborough with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Loughborough as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Loughborough from London.
When planning your trip between London and Loughborough, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets between London and Loughborough online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.