Loughborough is a market town in the heart of the East Midlands, about halfway between Leicester and Nottingham and only a short train ride away from London. With great transport links, Loughborough is an easy place to get to.
If you are looking to travel to our East Midlands campus, below is the information you will need to find your way here. You'll also find information on the accommodation options we have available for your arrival in Loughborough.
If you are travelling to campus for one of our Open Days, please make your way to the West Entrance (LE11 3AJ) where you will be greeted by our Security and Parking team who will direct you to suitable parking.
How to find us
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. Use the postcode LE11 3TT when setting your destination.
Travelling by coach or bus
Coach and bus services 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.
University shuttle bus
Kinchbus Number 7 from Loughborough Railway station brings you straight to campus. Stops on campus include: Students' Union, Pilkington Library, Wolfson School and Holywell Park. In term time this service runs every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday.
Travelling by rail
Regular services operate between Loughborough and other main line towns - including daily trains to and from London St Pancras International, 90 minutes away. Taxis are normally available from the station. You can also buy a combined train and bus ticket which incorporates the bus journey to and from the railway station.
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)8719 199000
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.
Disabled visitors are requested to telephone our Security Office on 01509 222141 before visiting so that suitable parking can be arranged.
Where to stay
Burleigh Court Conference Centre and Hotel
Burleigh Court is an award-winning 4-star conference centre and hotel and is conveniently located on the University campus. It offers 185 4-star en-suite bedrooms plus 40 high quality lodge rooms. Guests also benefit from free use of Burleigh Springs Leisure and Therapy Centre.
The Link Hotel
The Link Hotel offers 94 3-star double en-suite bedrooms, a bar and restaurant plus flexible meeting and banqueting spaces for up to 200 people. The hotel is located just one mile from J23 of the M1 on the approach to Loughborough town centre and a short walk from the University campus.