Leicester (LEI)

Managed by East Midlands Railway 

 
Leicester station
London Road
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 0QB
 

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities

    There are heated waiting rooms, along with sheltered platform waiting areas with accessible seating.

  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments

    Note

    Cafe and vending machine.

  • ATM machine

    ATM machine
  • Toilets

    Toilets The toilets are located on the Main Concourse, Platform 1/2 and Platform 3/4. The National key toilets are located on Platform 1/2 and Platform 3/4; these toilets are operated by a radar key. The radar key is available from the Duty Manager located on the end of Platform 3/4.
  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

    Note
  • Tourist information office

  • Shops

    Shops
 
 

Leicester

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Getting to and from the station

 
PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Compound,Stands
Storage sheltered
Yes
Storage location
Cycle hub situated on the lower floor (old Red Star parcels area) which can be accessed via the lift located to the left of the Customer Information desk.  Stands also available in main car park and station front near short stay car park.
Storage spaces
222

Cycle hub opening hours 0400 to 0200 daily.  Changing facilities available. An application form for the cycle hub can be requested by emailing here.

There are also mixed type stands with outdoor covered spaces in main car park and stands at the station front.

Storage CCTV
Yes
Car Park
Station car park
Operator
East Midlands Railway
Phone number
08457 125 678
Address
Fox Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 0QB
Note

£2.00 Evening car park fare is available from 1800 until 0230.

Opening hours
Number of spaces
515  with 15 accessible spaces available

A designated pick up/drop off for mobility impaired customers is available in the short stay car park with step free access to the concourse and into the station

 
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station 
Free of charge
No
Daily rate
£14.50
Off peak rate
£8.00
Saturday rate
£8.00
Sunday rate
£8.00
Weekly rate
£59.00
Monthly rate
£225.00
3 Monthly rate
£624.00
Annual rate
£1555.00

£2.00 Evening car park fare is available from 1800 until 0230.

 

This car park has Secure Station Accreditation.

CCTV Coverage
No
Car Park
Short stay car park
Operator
East Midlands Railway
Phone number
08457 125 678
Address
Conduit Street
Leicester
Leicestershire
LE2 0QB
Opening hours
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
10  with 4 accessible spaces available
One disabled pick up/drop off only bay. Charges 50p for 20 minutes blue badge holders 1 hour free. Blue Badge holders wishing to park longer must use the long stay car park on Fox Street.  
Accessible car park equipment
Wheelchair users may require assistance using car park equipment at this station 
Free of charge
No

This car park has Secure Station Accreditation.

CCTV Coverage
No
Onward travel information

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Taxi

station front

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available
Yes
Airport

EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT:

'Skylink' service departs daily, at regular intervals from St Margaret's Bus Station (in city centre).

For details: www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/skylinkderby

 

Ticket buying and collection

 
Ticket Office
Yes
Opening hours
Monday - Friday 05:20 - 22:30
Saturday 05:20 - 22:30
Sunday 07:15 - 22:30
Location

Booking hall

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Yes
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards
Smartcards issued
Yes
Smartcards top-up
Yes, at either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Smartcards validators
Yes
Collect and top your Smartcard at this location

Staffing and general services

 
Information available from staff
Yes - from information point,Yes - from ticket office 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
 
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Customer help points
No
Ticket gates
Yes
CCTV
Yes
Location for Rail Replacement Services

Coaches leave from the Station front

Facilities

 
ATM Machine
Yes
First class Lounge
Yes

Located

At the south end of platform 3/4

Tickets Accepted

All First Class ticket holders

Facilities

Screens with updated train information & also Sky News

Refreshments

Screens with updated train information & also Sky News

Wi-Fi

Yes

Showers

No

First class Lounge opening hours
Monday - Friday 05:45 - 12:30
Pay phones
Yes
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Post box
Yes
Public Wi-Fi
Yes

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Free WiFi is available in the First Lounge

Refreshment facilities
Yes

Cafe and vending machine.

Shops
Yes
Toilets
Yes
Toilets Location
The toilets are located on the Main Concourse, Platform 1/2 and Platform 3/4. The National key toilets are located on Platform 1/2 and Platform 3/4; these toilets are operated by a radar key. The radar key is available from the Duty Manager located on the end of Platform 3/4.
Accessible toilets
Yes
Baby changing facilities
Yes
Baby changing facilities location
 
National key toilets
Yes
Trolleys
Yes
Waiting Rooms
Yes
Waiting rooms location

There are heated waiting rooms, along with sheltered platform waiting areas with accessible seating.

Waiting rooms opening hours
Monday - Friday 05:20 - 22:30
Saturday 05:20 - 22:30
Sunday 07:15 - 22:30

Accessibility and mobility access

 
Staff help available
Yes

Staff help available 05.20 - 01.00 

Passenger Assistance meeting point is at the customer information desk in the front concourse or the ticket gates.

Staff help available opening times
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Monday - Friday 24 Hours a Day
Saturday 24 Hours a Day
Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Ramp for train access
Yes
Step free access coverage
Yes
Step free access note

This is a Category A access station. There is step free access to the main entrance and lifts to all platforms.  Customers with wheelchairs who require assistance on graduated slopes should press the ticket gate 'assistance' button located at the bottom of the stairs near the self service ticket machines.  To ensure availability of staff to assist, it is imperative that customers book assistance in advance.

Wheelchairs available
Yes

Station Map

 
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