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Travelling to the WEDC International Conference

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Travelling from abroad

East Midlands Airport (the nearest airport to WEDC)

This is only 7 miles away and the nearest international airport to WEDC and it is much more convenient to fly here than to any of the London airports. For destinations and a full timetable, contact the East Midlands Airport Information Desk Tel: +44 (0) 871 919 9000 or visit http://www.eastmidlandsairport.com.

Please note that some low-cost airlines fly to this airport, including FlyBe who operate flights to/from Amsterdam.

The Airport Shuttle bus (Skylink) operates a 24-hour service to Loughborough Railway Station. On arrival at the Railway Station, the Sprint Service (University Shuttle) links the town centre and the University. The WEDC Conference is in University holidays, but the service is still running. For maps, times and fares please visit https://www.kinchbus.co.uk/services/sprint.

Birmingham Airport

The University is also conveniently located for Birmingham Airport (M42). For destinations and a full timetable, contact the Birmingham Airport Information Desk Tel: +44 (0)844 576 6000 or visit http://www.birminghamairport.co.uk/.

For Bus-Train links to/from the East Midlands, bus services 717, 757 767 and 777 (stop L, outside Terminal 1) provide a combined 15 minute frequency service between the Airport and Coleshill Parkway rail station for direct rail connections to the East Midlands. Alternatively, there are frequent direct rail services from Birmingham New Street to the East Midlands. Once in Loughborough, the Sprint Service (University Shuttle) links the town centre and the University. For maps, times and fares please visit https://www.kinchbus.co.uk/services/sprint.

London Heathrow airport

For destinations and a full timetable, contact General Enquiries Tel: +44 (0)844 335 1801 or visit http://www.heathrow.com/. Regular Intercity rail services operate between Loughborough and London St Pancras International, one-and-a–half hours away. For information on train times and ticket prices, phone National Rail on 08457 48 49 50, or visit:

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
http://www.londonmidland.com/
https://www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk/

On arrival at the Railway Station the Sprint Service (University Shuttle) links the town centre and the University. For maps, times and fares please visit https://www.kinchbus.co.uk/services/sprint.

Travelling in the UK

By Car

Loughborough's nearest motorway link is the M1; the campus is less than two miles from Junction 23. The university is clearly signed on all the other main approach roads to Loughborough. To get driving directions to the University, please visit http://www.lboro.ac.uk/about/findus.html, enter your postcode in the search box, and then click 'Go'.

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.)

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; these include National Express and regional bus services. For enquiries about all these services, call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit:

http://www.nationalexpress.co.uk/
http://www.travelineeastmidlands.co.uk/

Loughborough Kinchbus Service

The Sprint Service (University Shuttle) links the town centre, railway station and the University. Skylink (Airport Shuttle) connects the town with East Midlands Airport. Skylink operates a 24-hour service to Loughborough Railway Station. For maps, times and fares for the Sprint Service, please visit https://www.kinchbus.co.uk/services/sprint.

Travelling by Rail

Regular Intercity services operate between Loughborough and other main line towns including daily trains to and from London St Pancras International, one-and-a–half hours away. Once at Loughborough's railway station you are just ten minutes away from the campus. For information on train times and ticket prices phone National Rail on 08457 48 49 50 or visit the following web services:

http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
http://www.londonmidland.com/
https://www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk/

If travelling by train, please note that your travel ticket will be retained by the automated ticket machine upon exiting the station; therefore please ensure you also obtain a separate receipt when purchasing your train ticket.

 

Contact us

For enquiries about WEDC, email: wedc@lboro.ac.uk

Postal address:
WEDC
School of Civil and Building Engineering
The John Pickford Building
Loughborough University
Loughborough
Leicestershire LE11 3TU
United Kingdom

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