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.
Follow this link for directions from M1 Junction 23: http://goo.gl/maps/CbLcw
For ‘Sat-Nav’ users
To help ensure your satellite navigation system gets you to Loughborough University correctly, use the postcode LE11 3TZ 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.)
Parking on campus is restricted. Visitors are asked to use the main entrance on Epinal Way. When you arrive, Security will advise you where to park and issue you with a temporary parking permit.
University and public car parks are marked on the campus map.
Disabled visitors are requested to telephone our Security Office on the number below before visiting so that suitable parking can be arranged.
For more information contact the Security Office on 01509 222 141.
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
Other useful planning services
University Shuttle bus service
Kinchbus Number 7 commences from Loughborough Railway station and brings you straight to campus.
Alighting points on the campus include:
- Students’ Union
- Pilkington Library
- Wolfson School
- Holywell Park
In term time this service runs every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday daytime until 5.45 pm. A Monday to Friday evening service operates every 30 minutes until 8.40 pm during term times only. Sunday service runs from 11 am until 7.20 pm.
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.