Travel and Directions

Loughborough University London's graduation ceremony will take place on Thursday December 15th at the HereEast Theatre just a short walk from the Loughborough University London campus. Please make your way to the London campus to collect your academic dress and have your pictures taken; there will be staff here to guide you to the Theatre.

Click here for a downloadable map of the campus and surrounding areas, with routes to and from local transport stations.

Travelling by train or London Underground (tube)

The closest stations to the campus are Stratford Station and Stratford International Station. Both stations offer step free access from the entrance to the platform. For details of how to reach the campus from these stations, please see our campus map.

Station and travel information

Stratford Station is served by:

> Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

> Jubilee and Central lines

> National Rail services operated by Greater Anglia and c2c

> London Overground services

Stratford International Station is served by:

> Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

> Southeastern High Speed 1 services

Travel from Stratford International Station to London St Pancras International Station in fewer than seven minutes using Southeastern Trains. St Pancras International Station provides connections to thousands of locations across the UK and Europe, including Paris, Brussels, Birmingham, Manchester, Cardiff and Edinburgh.

National Rail and Network Rail offer helpful journey planners, to make sure your train journey to us is as straight forward as possible.

Travelling by London Overground

The closest station to the campus is Hackney Wick Overground Station, which is just minutes from the campus.

Click here for a downloadable map with routes from Hackney Wick Overground Station to Loughborough University London.

Travelling by Bus

The following buses operate services to and from venues on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Please click here for a downloadable map giving routes from each of the venues to the campus.

Bus information

The 388 bus runs between Blackfriars in central London and Stratford City, near Stratford station. The 388 bus stops directly outside of our campus and also travels to the Copper Box Arena and the London Aquatics Centre.

The 308 bus runs between Clapton to Wanstead, via Stratford City, near Stratford station. The bus also travels to the flats in East Village, which are less than 10 minutes walk from the campus.

The 339 bus runs between Leytonstone and Shadwell, and stops at Stratford City, near Stratford station. The bus also travels to the London Aquatics Centre, which is just minutes from the campus.

The D8 bus runs between Crossharbour and Stratford International bus station. The bus also travels to Pool Street, by the London Aquatics Centre, which is just minutes away from the campus.

Buses travelling to Stratford Bus Station and Stratford City Bus Station

Stratford bus station and Stratford City bus station are both located in close proximity to Loughborough University London. On arrival at either station, we advise taking a short walk to Stratford International Station and catching the free shuttle to the campus, which operates to and from the station entrance facing Waitrose.

View list of buses

25 from Oxford Street to Ilford

69 from Canning Town to Walthamstow

86 from Romford to Stratford

97 from Chingford to Stratford

104 Manor Park to Stratford

108 from Lewisham to Stratford

158 from Chingford Mount to Stratford

238 from Barking to Stratford

241 from Prince Regent to Stratford

257 from Walthamstow to Stratford

262 from Becton to Stratford

276 from Stoke Newington to Newham University Hospital

308 from Clapton to Wanstead

339 from Leytonstone to Shadwell

425 from Clapton to Stratford

473 from North Woolwich to Stratford

D8 from Crossharbour to Stratford International

Travelling by Night Bus

In addition to the 25 bus which runs a 24-hour service, night buses to and from Stratford Station include:

> N8 from Oxford Street to Hainault

> N86 from Stratford to Harold Hill

Travelling by car or coach

Travelling by Car

Loughborough University London has fast links to Central London and the south and east of England, with easy access to the A11, A12, A13, A102, A406, M11 and M25.

Westfield Stratford City has around 4,500 parking spaces in three car parks over 15 levels. All of the car parks have easy access to the campus via the free shuttle bus, which operates from the exit of Stratford International Station facing Waitrose.

Travelling by coach

National Express provides a coach service to London's Stratford Station from various locations across the UK, including London City Airport and Stanstead Airport.

For a downloadable map with routes from Stratford station to the campus, please click here.

Travelling by plane


London’s major airports include City, Gatwick, Heathrow and Stansted, and are between 15 and 60 minutes away from our campus. Most international flights arrive at Heathrow Airport. For more information about getting to us from Heathrow, please click here.

External websites for flights, hotels and car hire include:

> Skyscanner for international and domestic flights

> EasyJet for low cost flights and hotels in Europe

> Ryanair for low cost flights and hotels in Europe

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