Getting There

Leicester has extensive transport links and is accessible from across the UK.

By Rail and Tram

Frequent, direct trains carry visitors into Leicester. For more information go to or call 08457 48 49 50.

By Road

Leicester is accessible from junction 21 or 22 of the M1. The M69 and M6 also offer easy access from the Midlands, Wales and South West.

By Taxi

There are a number of taxi companies across the city. 

By Air

Leicester is in easy reach of Birmingham and East Midlands airports.


There is a wealth of accommodation options in the Leicester area if you plan on spending the night. Explore the area and places to stay at

Car Parks 

There is no shortage of car parking in Leicester city centre. Click here for more details.

Leicester Recommended Car Parking:

Leicester College Memory Lane/Painter Street Car Park (LE1 3WA) 

John Lewis Highcross (LE1 4QJ)

Highcross Rooftop (LE1 4FY)

Abbey Street NCP (LE1 3UA)

Lee Circle NCP (LE1 3RE) 

Belgrave Circle/Melton Road (next to B&M/former Sainsbury’s site) (LE4 6AR)

B&M (former Sainsbury’s Melton Road store) (LE4 6AR) – FREE (MAX STAY 2 HOURS)

Further details of parking can be found at: or 

For the very latest on traffic congestion in the area plus information on roadworks visit:

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Road Closures

Please be aware that a number of roads will be affected by closures on the day. For full information click here to download the road closure map.