Travel and Transportation

Travel & Transportation

The Festival activities will take place in different venues across Leicester city centre all within close proximity. 

We will publish more details about how to get to each venue nearer the time. In the meantime, please find some general information you might need to help you start planning your trip.

If you require further guidance please do not hesitate to contact Lizzie [email protected] who will be glad to help.

 

Train

Leicester Train Station, Fox Street, LE2 0QB

Leicester train station is located right in the city centre.

As a guide, we recommend you book a train to arrive in Leicester by 12 noon to arrive in good time for Registration on Satuday 13 April. The venue and timings for registration are yet to be announced so please check back for more information on this. 

The last day of the Festival will be Friday 19 April which is Good Friday so please take extra caution when booking your train for any reduced services that weekend.

There is a taxi rank situated at the front of the station.

 

Access and Mobility Services at Leicester Train Station

(Taken from National Rail Enquiries website)

Staff help is available 05.20 - 01:00.

There is a ramp for train access and step free coverage.

Wheelchairs are available.

Customers with wheelchairs who require assistance on graduated slopes should press the ticket gate ‘assistance’ button located at the bottom of the stairs near the self service ticket machines. To ensure availability of staff to assist, it is imperative that customers book assistance in advance.

 

Coach

Coaches to Leicester are available via National Express and link with other national and European services.

The coach terminal, Leicester St Margaret’s Bus Station, is based in the city centre, on Gravel Street.

Full address: Gravel St, Leicester LE1 3AG.

 

For more information about getting a coach to and from Leicester please visit the National Express website.

 

Bus

Leicester has several bus routes running through the city. Please visit the Leicester City Council’s website for more details.

 

Cycling

Please visit the Leicester City Council’s website for more details about cycle storage and maps.

 

Taxis

There are taxis available located at the front of Leicester train station.

 

Car

If you’re using satnav, we will update this page with the correct postcode for the registration venue once it has been confirmed.

We will also update this page with some helpful directions.

 

Parking

We will update this page with the most convenient car parking options once we have announced the venues. For now, please visit Leicester City Council’s website if you require more information.