Loughborough is at the heart of England in the northern most part of the county of Leicestershire and being centrally placed it is well served by road, rail and air.
Main line road and rail networks link Loughborough directly with the rest of the country and the town itself is served by excellent bus services.
Loughborough University is less than two miles away from junction 23 of the M1 motorway.
London is 1 ½ hours away by train, Birmingham 1 hour and Manchester and Leeds around 2 hours.
There are regular scheduled flights from UK, European and international destinations to East Midlands Airport, only 7 miles away.
Travelling by car
For ‘Sat-Nav’ users
To help ensure your satellite navigation system gets you to Loughborough University correctly, use the postcode LE11 3TT when setting your destination.
(Important: If coming into Loughborough using any other postcode, please follow signposts to ‘University’ to ensure you are directed to the main entrance.)
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.
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.
Taxis are normally available from the station and the journey should cost around £5 – £6.
Travelling by air
East Midlands Airport is only 7 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights.
Birmingham is only 45 mins away
Travelling by Taxi
There are taxi ranks at Loughborough Station and in the Town Centre. The journey to the University normally takes about five minutes.
Loughborough university has its own Taxi Rank on site, located near the Student Union. Special rates will be negotiated with ADT for the duration of the weekend stay.