Plan Your Arrival
Travelling by Air to Leicester
The airports closest to Leicester are East Midlands Airport (approximately 20 miles from Leicester city centre) and Birmingham Airport (approximately 37 miles from Leicester city centre).
The frequent and direct Skylink bus runs from East Midlands Airport to the city every 20 minutes during the day, and hourly at night. Birmingham airport is accessible by train via Birmingham New Street.
Travelling by Bus to Leicester
St Margaret's Bus station is situated a 5-minute walk to the centre of Leicester.
National Express coaches operate to/from the station, with destinations including London Victoria coach station in under 3 hours, as well as coach services to major cities including Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham and Gatwick, Stansted and Heathrow airports.
Travelling by Train to Leicester
Leicester lies on the London-Sheffield and the Birmingham-Peterborough lines. Look up your train journey on the National Rail website for information on timetables and fares.