The Rugby Groud Guide

Travel

Air: East Midlands Airport is the hub for many international flights throughout Europe.

To get to the airport from Leicester take the A6 northbound and join the M1 Northbound.

Come off at Junction 23A, and follow signs to the Airport.

Alternatively,”Skylink” buses operate to the city’s St. Margaret’s bus station, and take about an hour.

 

Rail: Regular services operate from London St.Pancras to .Leicester's London Road station.

London Road station is a 15-minutes walk from the stadium. Cross the road in front of the station, turning left onto Waterloo Way. Continue to the top of the hill onto Tigers Way, and soon Welford Road will appear in front of you across Nelson Mandela Park.

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Road: From the M1 (North and South) and M69 (East)

Leave M1 Motorway at Junction 21, signposted A5460Leicester. Immediately after exit follow signs for A563 Outer Ring Road South and East. Carry straight on at three sets of traffic  lights near island, and at traffic lights for the entrance to Fosse Park.

At next set of lights (top of hill) turn left onto A426 Lutterworth Road towards City Centre. This becomes the Aylestone Road at next  set  of traffic lights, and the ground is 2 miles on right hand side, just beyond cinema and shopping complex.

From the A6 (South): Follow the signs for the City centre, coming in via London Road. At the main set   of lights opposite the entrance to the railway station (on the right) turn left into Waterloo Way. The stadium is 1/2 mile further on.

From the A5199 (South): Follow the signs for the City Centre, coming in via Welford Road. From the A426 (South): Follow the signs for the City Centre, coming in via Aylestone Road

From the A47 (East) Follow the signs for the City Centre, coming in via Uppingham Road. At the St. Georges Retail Park roundabout, take the second exit into St Georges Way (A594) Carry on past the Leicester Mercury offices on the right, and then filter off right into Waterloo Way, just before the railway station. The stadium is 1/2 mile further on

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Parking: Parking is not available at the stadium on match days.

Spaces are available at Leicester City’s King Power Stadium, a 10-minute walk away, for £5 a car.

Pre-book online at www.leicestertigers.com/parking or with the Tigers ticket office on

0844 856 1880(option 2)

Regent College on Regent Road (LE1 7LW) is a 10-minute walk away but you have to pay

There is an NCP car park next door to the ground but this fills up well in advance of kick-off

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Bus: Tigers run five dedicated bus services in conjunction with Arriva. Buses arrive at Welford Road 30 minutes before kick-off, dropping off at Nelson Mandela Park.

Departure from the ground is 30 minutes after the final whistle, leaving from Tigers Way.

Tickets cost £6 for adults and £5 for children and concessions.

Pre-book at the Arriva travel shop in St Margaret’s Bus Station, phone 0116 242 3670, email Breenj.midland@arriva.co.uk, or pay on the day

 

 

 

Last Updated July 2016

 

 

Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2016

 

 

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