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Leicester is at the heart of the UK and is served by excellent road, rail and air links.


By car: Leicester is just off the M1 and close to the main A1, allowing easy access to the north and south. The M69 and M6 are also close by and offer access to Birmingham, Wales and the south west.


Sat Nav: If you are travelling by car and using Sat Nav, please use postcode LE2 7DP, which will direct you to the centre of the campus. Car parks will be clearly signposted from there. If you’re coming to an event, particularly open days or graduation, specific parking regulations will apply so please check your joining instructions for details.


Bus and train stations are located in the city centre. High speed train links connect Leicester to London and many other large towns and cities, while bus and coach services provide great value and reliable connections across Leicester and to most parts of the UK.


Park and ride services are also provided in the city.


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Airports: East Midlands International Airport is less than half an hour away and Birmingham, Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton and Stansted airports are all within easy reach.


London Heathrow and Gatwick airports, + Eurostar rail links:
Take public transportation to Kings Cross/St. Pancras rail stations (these are adjacent to one another).
There is a regular rail service (ca. 1 hour) from St. Pancras to Leicester.


London Stansted and Luton:
There are direct (or one change) rail services to Leicester from both air terminals. From Stansted, ca. 2 hours 20 minutes, Luton between one hour (direct) and 1 hour 20 minutes.


East Midlands Airport:
This is the closest airport to Leicester (ca 25km). It has an hourly bus service into Leicester.