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Coach to Loughborough

Coach travel from London to Loughborough

From £14.90 one-way*

Duration: 2 hrs 25 mins (fastest)
Departures: up to 8 services per day

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Coach from London to Loughborough

Take a trip to the relaxing town of Loughborough with affordable and reliable coach travel from National Express. You can travel right into our town centre stop from just £14.90 one-way* on coaches running day and night. Plus, if you travel on our fastest service from Golders Green, you can reach Loughborough in just 2 hrs 25 mins.

Plus, with a guaranteed seat when you book, a free Wi-Fi service, and a generous luggage allowance, you can travel in style for less.

London to Loughborough journey information
Fastest journey time 2 hrs 25 mins (from Golders Green)
Cheapest price From £14.90 *
Distance (approx) 182km
No. of stops 1 (other services may use further stops)
First & last journey daily 8:30am/23:59pm

Our London to Loughborough services and stops

Click below to see the stops for each service and plan your journey with ease.

440 coach towards Derby

Our 440 service travels up to 8 times a day and calls at the following stops:

  • London Victoria Coach Station
  • London (Marble Arch) (select services only)
  • London (Baker Street) (select services only)
  • London (Finchley Road) (select services only)
  • London (Golders Green)
  • Milton Keynes Coachway
  • Northampton North Gate Bus Station (select services only)
  • Leicester (Braunstone)
  • Leicester St Margaret's Bus & Coach Station
  • Loughborough, The Rushes

London to Loughborough route map

Departing from London Victoria Coach Station

London Victoria Coach Station is just 300 metres from the tube network, and is served by the Victoria Line, the District Line, and the Circle line.

A bus stop is based outside the station, and there is a taxi rank outside the coach station on Eccleston Place.

Take a look at our Victoria Coach Station facilities page for more information.

Arriving in Loughborough

Our central bus stop at The Rushes means arriving into the town centre couldn't be more convenient.

Just a stone's throw from all of Loughborough's shops, cafes and restaurants, you can start exploring as soon as you exit the coach.

Frequently asked questions

When is the first coach from London to Loughborough?

The first coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 8.30am, arriving in Loughborough at 11.45am.

When is the last coach from London to Loughborough?

The last coach leaves from London Victoria Coach Station at 23.59pm, arriving in Loughborough at 3.20am.

How much is the coach from London to Loughborough?

A one-way journey from London to Loughborough is available from £14.90*.

How long does the coach take from London to Loughborough?

Our fastest coach journey from London to Loughborough takes 2 hrs 25 mins from our Golders Green stop.

What happens if I miss my coach from London to Loughborough?

We have fare types available to give you more flexibility when you travel. Both our Standard and Fully Flexible fares are amendable, however, excess fees may apply. For more information, please visit our tickets page.

Alternatively, when buying your ticket you can add Change and Go to your booking. Change and Go allows you to board any available coach 12 hours before or after your original departure time for just £5 per journey. Find out more at our Change and Go page.

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*Limited Availability. No booking fee when logged into My Account and purchasing on the National Express website or app, otherwise £1 booking fee applies. Fares correct 5 May 2023 for travel between 5 May 2023 and 1 September 2023.

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