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Leicester Train Station


Leicester station
London Road


Ticket office opening hours:

Monday - Friday - 05:20 to 22:30
Saturday - 05:20 to 22:30
Sunday - 07:15 to 22:30

  • YES Waiting room
  • YES Ticket machine
  • YES Toilet
  • YES Impaired Access Staff

Station facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Accessible Public Telephones YES Yes
    • Accessible Taxis No
    • First Class Lounge YES Yes
    • Help Points No
    • Impaired Accessible Booking Office Counter YES Yes
    • Impared Access Staff YES Yes
    • Impared Access Ticket Gate YES Yes
    • Impaired Accessible Ticket Machines YES Yes
    • Induction Loop No
    • Impaired Mobility Set Down YES Yes
    • National Key Toilets YES Yes
    • Ramp for Train Access YES Yes
    • Wheel chairs Available YES Yes
    • Impaired Access Staff Help Hours - open 24h
      - open 24h
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
    • Helpline No
    • Helpline Contact Details

      To book Passenger Assistance please call 08000 11 33 23. We recommend that you book assistance 12 hours in advance.

    • Step Free Access

      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.

      This station has tactile paving at the edge of all platforms and at the bottom of all staircases. 

      Coverage: whole Station
    • Step Free Access Coverage Whole Station
    • Staff Help

      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.

  • Restrooms
    • Toilets YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Toilets Note 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.
  • Ticketing Services & Information
    • Oyster Pre-Pay No
    • Pre-Purchase Collection YES Yes
    • Ticket Machine YES Yes
    • Customer Service Note Booking hall
    • Smartcard Notes Smartcard Issued: Yes
      Smartcard Validator: Yes
      Collect and top your Smartcard at this location
  • Ticketing Hours
    • Ticket Office Hours Monday - Friday - 05:20 to 22:30
      Saturday - 05:20 to 22:30
      Sunday - 07:15 to 22:30
  • Station Information
    • ATM YES Yes
    • Baby Change YES Yes
    • Bureau De Change No
    • Lost Property No
    • Post Box YES Yes
    • Shops YES Yes
    • Seated Area YES Yes
    • Station Buffet YES Yes
    • Showers No
    • Trolley YES Yes
    • Wifi YES Yes
    • Waiting Room YES Yes
    • Lost Property Phone number: 03457 125678

      Operator Name: E M R lost property office is located at Nottingham. We will try to contact the owner if they can be identified, the item will be kept for 3 months (unless it is perishable) and a record is kept.
    • Lost Property: URL
    • Lost Property Number 03457 125678
    • Staffing Level YES Yes
  • Station Seating Areas
    • First Class Lounge Hours Monday - Friday - 05:45 to 12:30
  • Station Location & Directions
    • Latitude 52.63144566
    • Longitude -1.125278584
  • Airport
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note EAST MIDLANDS AIRPORT: Skylink service departs daily, at regular intervals from St Margarets Bus Station (in city centre). For details: ( ( (  
  • Priority Lounge Information
    • First Class Lounge: Note


      At the south end of platform 3/4

      Tickets Accepted

      All First Class ticket holders


      Screens with updated train information & also Sky News


      Screens with updated train information & also Sky News





  • Parking
    • Car Parking Details Parking 1:

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

      Phone number: 08457 125 678

      Fox Street
      LE2 0QB

      Operator Name: East Midlands Railway
      Name: Station car park
      Spaces: 515
      Off-peak: £8.00
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: £14.50
      Weekly: £59.00
      Monthly: £225.00
      ThreeMonthly: £624.00
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: £1555.00
      Saturday: £8.00
      Sunday: £8.00

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


      This car park has Secure Station Accreditation.

      Number Accessible Spaces: 15
      Accessible Spaces Note:

      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: Yes
      Cctv: No

      Parking 2:
      Phone number: 08457 125 678

      Conduit Street
      LE2 0QB

      Operator Name: East Midlands Railway
      Name: Short stay car park
      Spaces: 10
      Off-peak: N/A
      PerHour: N/A
      Daily: N/A
      Weekly: N/A
      Monthly: N/A
      ThreeMonthly: N/A
      SixMonthly: N/A
      Annual: N/A
      Saturday: N/A
      Sunday: N/A

      This car park has Secure Station Accreditation.

      Number Accessible Spaces: 4
      Accessible Spaces Note: 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: Yes
      Cctv: No
      Saturday - open 24h
      Sunday - open 24h
      - open 24h

  • Phones, Internet & Wi-fi
    • Station Amenities: Telephone YES Yes
    • Web Kiosk: Available No
    • Station Amenities: Wi-Fi Find WiFi Hotspots around Leicester station ( Free WiFi is available in the First Lounge
    • Telephone: Usage Type Cards And Coins
  • Dining and Shopping
    • Dining & Shopping: Shops YES Yes
    • Dining & Shopping: Station Buffet YES Yes
  • Cycle Storage
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Closed Circuit TV YES Yes
    • 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.
    • Note

      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.

    • Sheltered YES Yes
    • Spaces 222
    • Type
  • Bus information
    • Bus Service: Availability YES Yes
    • Bus Service: Note Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format  here (
  • Baggage Services
    • Left Luggage: Available No
    • Left Luggage: URL
  • Taxi Information
    • Availability YES Yes
    • Note station front
  • Other transportation
    • Rail Replacement Services

      Coaches leave from the Station front

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