Loughborough Train Station

Loughborough train station (LBO)

Loughborough train station
Station Boulevard
off Nottingham Road
LE11 1EX
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Full time
Information systems
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Ticket office information

In the Booking hall

Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 06:00 - 19:00
  • Sunday: 08:15 - 21:00


Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Smartcards issued here Yes
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here Yes
Smartcards information

Collect and top your Smartcard at this location

Penalty fares Applicable Operators: EM
Left luggage No
Left luggage contact details

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Lost property contact details

Telephone: 03457 125678

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Seated area available
Waiting room opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 19:00
  • Saturday: 06:00 - 19:00
  • Sunday: 08:15 - 21:00


Closed until further notice

Waiting room information

There is a heated waiting room, along with sheltered platform waiting areas with accessible seating.

Station buffet available Yes
Station buffet information

Cafe (no seating available) and vending machine.

Toilets available Yes
Toilets information

The toilets are located on Platform 1. The National key toilets are located on Platform 1; these toilets are operated by a radar key.

Baby changing facilities available No
Showers Unknown
Telephones available Yes
Wifi available No
Wifi information

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Post box available Yes
Bureau de change available Unknown
Shops available Yes
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .

Helpline contact details


08000 11 33 23

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Staff help information

0515 - 0130 Monday - Friday0515 - 0000 Saturday0715 - 0100 Sunday

Please note that the station will be unstaffed outside the advertised opening hours below. All platforms will still be accessible via the stairs when unstaffed, however, if you require step-free access to platforms 2 or 3 during unstaffed hours please call 03457 125 678 so that alternative travel arrangements can be made for you.

Staff help opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 05:00 - 01:45
  • Saturday: 05:00 - 00:00
  • Sunday: 07:00 - 01:00
Induction loop available Yes
Accessible ticket machines available Yes
Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information
Accessible public telephones information


National Key toilets available Yes
National Key toilets information

The National key toilets are located on Platform 1; these toilets are operated by a radar key.

Step free access coverage Whole station
Step free access information

This is a Category A access station. There is a lift and ramps to all platforms.

This station has tactile paving at the edge of each platform, as well as in the car park near crossings.

Ticket gates exist

Passenger Assistance meet and greet point.

Impaired mobility set down available Yes
Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage number of spaces 130
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Station front, behind the bus shelters.

Cycle storage information

Cycle hub open 24 hours.

Cycle storage types
  • Compounds
Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator East Midlands Railway
Car park 1 spaces 256
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Friday: 24 hours
  • Saturday: 24 hours
  • Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Off-peak: £6.00
  • Daily: £12.00
  • Weekly: £36.00
  • Monthly: £120.00
  • Three monthly: £324.00
  • Six monthly: £0.00
  • Annual: £1,200.00
Car park 1 contact details


£2.00 Evening car park fare is available from 1800 until 0230.

Electric vehicle charging points are available for use within the barriered section of the station car park. This service is a chargeable service managed by E.ON Drive. The facility will require users provide their own charging cable.

URL: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Rail replacement information

Outside the front of the station.

Taxi rank information

Charnwood 01509 213333 ACE 01509 215 656 Loughborough 230230. Buses leave from outside the station.

Bus services information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Airport information

Loughborough station - East Midlands Airport. Kinch Bus 'Skylink' service runs daily, 24 hours a day, regularly direct to East Midlands Airport. For details: www.skylink.co.uk

Through-ticketing is available from National Rail stations to East Midlands Airport via Loughborough station.