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Getting to Leicester is easy because of the city’s excellent rail and road connections. Leicester Train Station is 15 minutes’ walk from campus and St Margaret’s Bus Station is centrally located with coach services from most major English cities including Leeds, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester and London Victoria.

There are direct train services from London Stansted and London Luton airports. From Birmingham International Airport you can travel by train to Leicester, but you will need to change trains at Birmingham New Street station. Information about train times can be found on the National Rail Enquiries website or on Trainline.

There are also direct trains from London St Pancras, meaning that you can travel from Brussels or Paris on the Eurostar with just one change of train.

Once you have arrived at the train station in Leicester, it is a short taxi ride (<£10) or bus journey to College Court. Consult Leicester Travelling by bus and Arriva Bus in Leicester.


For most airports, Leicester can be accessed by a National Express coach which can be booked directly through National Express.

If you are travelling to Leicester by bus or coach, you will arrive at St Margaret’s Bus Station in the city centre. For Buses in Leicester consult Leicester Travelling by bus and Arriva Bus in Leicester.


The postcode for College Court is LE2 3UF. College Court offers complimentary car parking on site and have 130 spaces. For those with accommodation elsewhere in Leicester, please leave your car at the accommodation and use public transport services.

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