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from London to Loughborough

You can get from London to Loughborough by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Loughborough on 26 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

19:50London2h25 22:15Loughborough
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£81One-way
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19:50London2h25 22:15Loughborough
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£81One-way
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19:30London2h45 22:15Loughborough
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£81One-way
10:30London3h10 13:40Loughborough, The Rushes
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£81One-way
14:20London2h25 16:45Loughborough
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£111One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
£42
£7Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£41
£4Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£30
£7Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£42
£6Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£42
£4Flixbus
Sun
31 Oct
£58
£6Megabus
Mon
1 Nov
£41
£4Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£35
£4Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£30
£4Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£41
£4Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£35
£3Flixbus
Tue
9 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£30
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Thu
11 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£35
£4Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£30
£4Flixbus

Travel Information between London and Loughborough

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £48
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £48 • 1 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or

Take a coach or train to travel 97 miles (157 km) 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 £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Loughborough.

How to Travel 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.

What is the Cheapest Way to Get from London to Loughborough?

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. 

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from London to 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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You can compare and book all modes of transport between London and Loughborough with Omio, as we help you find the best transport option for your journey.

Travel from London to Loughborough by Train 

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.

Travel from London to Loughborough by Bus

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.

Travel Tips

Travel from London to Loughborough
Travel to Loughborough easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Loughborough.
FAQs
How do I go from London to Loughborough?

There are 2 ways to get from London to Loughborough: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Loughborough?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Loughborough, which costs on average £3.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Loughborough:

A coach is £45 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Loughborough costing on average £48.

What is the fastest way from London to Loughborough?

The fastest way from London to Loughborough is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 14 min.

Other travel options from London to Loughborough can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Loughborough by coach can take on average 2 h 45 min.

How far is it from London to Loughborough?

The distance between London and Loughborough is around 97 miles (157 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from London to Loughborough?

The average frequency per day from London to Loughborough is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Loughborough from London as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from London to Loughborough, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Loughborough?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Loughborough:

  • Most travellers catch their coach from London, Victoria Coach Station and arrive in Loughborough, Grammar School.
  • Most travellers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Loughborough.
Who can get me from London to Loughborough?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Loughborough:

  • You can travel to Loughborough from London by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £3 with Flixbus from London to Loughborough.
Is there a way to travel directly from London to Loughborough?

Yes, there are direct services available to Loughborough from London with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by coach with Megabus.

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.

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Loughborough?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Loughborough? Many Omio customers who go from London to Loughborough usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Birmingham, Leicester or Manchester. If you're looking to explore Birmingham, Leicester or Manchester from Loughborough, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I buy my London to Loughborough ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Loughborough from London, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £48 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Loughborough from London online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.