Location and travel
Plenary talks of Dynamics Days Europe 2018 will take place in the Edward Herbert Building, room J104. Most parallel sessions will take place in James France. The registration desk will be based in
James France Exhibition area. More details for delegates upon their arrival and during their stay in Loughborough can be found here.
The Edward Herbert Building and James France are both located in the Central Park area of Loughborough University campus (buildings number 62 and 67 on the campus map).
It is easy to get here! Loughborough is in the county of Leicestershire at the heart of England and is well served by road, rail and air. You can find tourist information about Loughborough and the surrounding
area here. Whilst at Loughborough you may consider to visit Leicester (10 minutes by train
from Loughborough) and Nottingham (20 minutes by train from Loughborough).
Travelling by car
Loughborough is just two miles from Junction 23 of the M1 motorway. The University is clearly signed on all the main approach roads to Loughborough.
There are barriers at all the entrances to the University. Explain to the security gard that you are attending a conference, and she/he will issue you with a windscreen identification tag and a
barrier card for exit. For security reasons please do not leave this card in your car. There is a large car park adjacent to the accommodation (car park 7, map reference D4) and a large car park adjacent
to the Edward Herbert Building (car park 5).
The following organisations provide useful route planning services:
Travelling by train
There is an excellent train service between Loughborough and London St Pancras (journey time 90 minutes) as well as regular services to other UK destinations.
Loughborough is served by East Midlands Trains.
Tickets may be purchased online from thetrainline or Qjump.
Once at Loughborough railway station you are just three miles from the campus. The Sprint bus bus travels betwen the
University and the railway station every ten minutes (less frequently in the evenings and at weekends). Alternatively, taxis are normally availably from the station. The journey to the University takes approximately
10 minutes and should cost around £8.
Travelling by coach or bus
Coach and bus services operate from Loughborough town centre. You should travel by National Express or regional bus services to Loughborough and then
connect with the Sprint bus to Loughborough University campus.
For enquiries about all these services call Traveline on 0870 608 2 608.
Travelling by air
East Midlands International Airport is only 7 miles away and is served by a large number of low cost airlines to European destinations.
The Loughborough Skylink provides links with Loughborough railway station and town centre every half hour during the day and hourly at other times, 7 days a week.
Click here for a timetable. Alternatively, a taxi journey from the airport to Loughborough University takes approximately 15 minutes
and should cost around £20.
London Luton International Airport (85 miles) and London Stansted International Airport (120 miles) are also served by a large number of low cost airlines to European destinations. Both airports have railway stations which connect with the national network. There are direct services from Luton to Loughborough (journey time 1 hour) and from Stansted to Loughborough via Leicester (journey time 3 hours).
Birmingham International Airport is approximately 40 miles away. The airport has a railway station which connects with the national network. The journey to Loughborough (via Coventry or Birmingham New Street) takes around 90 minutes.
London Heathrow International Airport is approximately 110 miles away. From the airport you are advised to take the London Underground (Piccadilly line) to London St. Pancras mainline railway station (journey time 1 hour), from where you can travel on an intercity rail service to Loughborough (journey time 90 minutes).
Local taxi companies
- Ashley David Taxis, Tel: 01509 260000
- ABC Taxis, Tel: 01509 234040
- AAA Taxis, Tel: 01509 504488
- King Cabs, Tel: 07967 317209, Fax: 01509 554604
- ACE Taxis, Tel: 01509 215500, Fax: 01509 265415