How to get to the University of Leicester

Find out how to get to Leicester by car, coach and train.

Please note that on Wednesdays a limited number of car parking spaces will be available on Coach Drive, on Victoria Park, the entrance to which is on Granville Road (LE1 7RU). Once full, staff will be on hand to direct you to the closest public car parks around the city.

On Saturdays a good number of free spaces will be available at our car park at Freemen’s Common on Welford Road (LE2 6BF).

Some of our student ambassadors will be on hand to greet you at Leicester train station and offer directions to the University between 8.30am and 10.00am. The University is a 10-15 minute walk from the station, although you may wish to catch the number 80 or 48 bus or take a short taxi ride (costing approximately £5).