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How to get to the CSSC Games

The Games are held at Loughborough University, which is in the northern part of Leicestershire. This central location is well served by road, rail and air links and is perfect for contestants travelling from all parts of the UK.

By Road

Loughborough's nearest motorway link is the M1 and the campus is just two miles from Junction 23. The university is clearly signed on all the other main approach roads to Loughborough.

To help ensure your sat-nav gets you to Loughborough University's main entrance correctly, use the postcode LE11 3TP when setting your destination.

If you are coming into Loughborough using any other postcode, please follow signposts to "University" to ensure you are directed to the main entrance.

By Rail

Regular train services operate between Loughborough and other mainline towns and cities. It is:

  • 1 hour from Birmingham
  • 1.5 hours from London
  • 2 hours from Leeds and Manchester

For information on train times and ticket prices:

Once at Loughborough's railway station you are just 10 minutes away from the campus. A regular bus service operates every 10 minutes during term time.

Taxis to the campus are normally available from the station. 

By Air

There are regular scheduled flights to East Midlands Airport from UK, European and international destinations. The airport is only seven miles from Loughborough University.

CSSC Games Travel and Accommodation policy

Use our CSSC Games Travel and Accommodation policy to find out whether you can get help to cover your costs.

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