Travel Guide

image Travelling to Loughborough

Follow our quick and simple directions for a hassle-free journey to Loughborough.

  • Maps
    1. View our Campus Map
      For directions to the on-campus sports and all our Games Celebrations
    2. View our Off-Campus Map
      For directions to the off-campus sports



All our venues to your Sat-Nav (TomTom, Garmin, NavMan, Nokia, iGO8 Nav N Go)


  • 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.

    For SAT-NAV directions for Loughborough University and the SuperCentre Registration

    Sir David Wallace Sport Centre
    Loughborough University, Leicestershire

    To help ensure your satellite navigation system gets you to Loughborough University correctly,
    use the postcode LE11 3TZ when setting your destination.

  • Parking on Campus

    If you are arriving on Thursday
    Athletes are required to park in Car Park 1.  Enter the campus from Ashby Road roundabout, West Entrance, turning left at the next roundabout. This is signposted from Ashby Road A512.

    If you are arriving on Friday
    Athletes are required to park in Holywell Park Car Park. Enter the campus from Ashby Road roundabout, West Entrance, driving straight across at the next roundabout. This is signposted from Ashby Road A512.

  • Campus Bus

    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.

    View the bus timetable

  • Travelling by Rail

    Regular rail services operate between Loughborough and other main line towns – including daily trains to and from London St Pancras International, just 90 minutes away.

    Once at Loughborough’s railway station you are just 10 minutes away from the campus. From here there is a regular bus service which operates every ten minutes during term time.  Taxis to the campus are normally available from the station.

    For information on train times and ticket prices phone our Official Transport Partner, East Midlands Trains on 0845 6048302 or visit their website

  • Travelling by Air

    East Midlands Airport is only 7 miles away and offers both domestic and international flights.

    For destinations and a full timetable contact the East Midlands Airport Information Desk on +44 (0) 871 919 9000. Visit their website

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