Travel and Transportation

Travel & Transportation

The 2019 Festival will take place from Saturday 13 to Friday 19 April in venues across Leicester. 

Most of the activities will take place in and around Curve Theatre, 60 Rutland Street, Leicester, LE1 1SB. 

Please see our Venues page for a full list of venues. 

If you require further guidance, or have specific access enquiries please do not hesitate to contact Lizzie [email protected] who will be glad to help.

 

Picking up your Festival Pass NSDF 19 starts on Saturday 13 April. As a guide we recommend you plan to arrive in Leicester by 12:30pm to arrive in good time for Registration. Registration will take place at Curve Theatre from 2pm-4pm on Saturday. 

If you are not arriving on Satuday 13 April you must go to the Main Festival Desk upon arrival. 

The Main Desk will be located at Curve Theatre and will be open from 10:00am onwards every day. 

 

 

By train

Leicester Train Station, Fox Street, LE2 0QB

Leicester train station is located right in the city centre. It is less than 10 minutes walk away via Charles Street to Curve Theatre.

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

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. 

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.

 

By 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.

 

By Bus

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

 

By Bike

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

 

By Taxi

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

 

By Car

To find Curve Theatre, on arrival in Leicester, follow signs for the Cultural Quarter and Curve, their postcode is LE1 1SB. 

 

The most convenient car parks to Curve are: 

NCP Car Park (1 minute walk from Curve)
56 Halford Street
Leicester
LE1 1TQ

 

Athena Car Park (1 minute walk from Curve)
Queen Street
Leicester
LE1 1QD

 

Highcross Car Park (14 minutes walk from Curve)
Leicester
LE1 4QJ

 

NCP Lee Circle (7 minutes walk from Curve)
Leicester
LE1 3RE

 

Please visit our Venues page for details about each specific venue and access information. Or, you can visit Leicester City Council’s website if you require more information.