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Getting to Welford Road

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Getting to Welford Road

The postcode for Sat Nav is LE2 7TR or see the directions below:

Directions by road

From M1 (North and South) and M69 (East)

• Exit the motorway at Junction 21 (M1)
• Follow the signs for the city centre via Narborough Road (A5460)
• After 3 miles turn right on to Upperton Road at the main set of traffic lights after the petrol station on your left. (follow signs to Royal Infirmary)
• Continue over the River Soar
• Straight over the roundabout onto Walnut Street
• The stadium in Approximately ½ mile ahead.
• Stay in right hand lane to access Main Reception and follow road round stadium (Right hand lane) to access Crumbie Car Park.

From A6 (South)

• Coming in via London Road
• Car garage on right, left at roundabout onto Victoria Park Road (signs for Freemans Common Ind Estate)
• Main set of traffic lights and cross roads turn right onto A5199 towards city centre (stay in left hand lane)
• Straight through 1 set of traffic lights
• Turn right on to Aylestone Road
• The stadium and access to Crumbie car park are on your right hand side

From A5199 (South)

• Follow signs for city centre
• Main set of traffic lights and cross roads, straight on towards A5199/ city centre (stay in left hand lane)
• Straight through 1 set of traffic lights
• Turn right on to Aylestone Road
• The stadium and access to Crumbie car park are on your right hand side

From A426 (South)

• Follow signs for the city centre, coming in via Aylestone Road
• The stadium and access to Crumbie car park are on your right hand side.

From A47 (East)

• Follow signs for the city centre coming in via Uppingham Road
• Straight on at the roundabout towards the city centre and central ring road A594 (railway station)
• St Georges Way past the train station on your left (stay in right hand lane)
• Bear left (middle lane) towards central ring A594
• Bear right onto Waterloo Way (not A6)
• Stadium ahead in approx 1 mile
• Keep right at traffic lights to follow road around stadium (through three sets of traffic lights)
• Turn right on to Aylestone Road
• The stadium and access to Crumbie car park are on your right hand side.


Matchday parking

Parking is not available at Leicester Tigers on match days. Parking spaces are available at the King Power Stadium, a 10-minute walk away, for £6 per car, per match or at the LRI Multi Storey (Entry via Havelock Street), for £10 per space, per match. Pre-book online at www.leicestertigers.com/parking or with the Tigers ticket office on 0116 319 8888 (option 2)Click here to see a map of the various car parks.

The King Power Stadium is just a 10 minute walk to Welford Road. You can catch our complimentary shuttle bus leaving from the layby outside the King Power Stadium, travelling to Welford Road from 2 hours before the match regularly until kick-off. There is also a free return shuttle leaving from 'Bus Stop 3' outside Nelson Mandela Park travelling back to the King Power Stadium running regularly for two hours after the final whistle.

Non-matchday parking

Public parking on non-matchdays is available on our Crumbie car park for £4.50 per car per day (subject to availability). You can pay for parking on arrival.

Directions by bus

Following the feedback from users, buses will be running for two more matches this season (Rugby Calvisano and Exeter Chiefs). Buses on all three routes will now depart Welford Road at 5.30pm after each match. Details of bus routes and inbound timings are as below.

Market Harborough to Welford Road (T1 service)

Market Harborough to Tigers: Market Harborough (The Square) 1:30pm, Kibworth (Church Road, opposite Coach & Horses) 1:45pm, Fleckney (High Street, opposite The Old Crown) 1:55pm, Great Glen (Greyhound Pub) 2:00pm, Oadby (Tennis Club bus stop) 2:15pm, Welford Road 2:30pm

Oakham to Welford Road (T2 service)

Oakham to Tigers: Oakham Northgate (opposite The Wheatsheaf) 1:20pm, Preston (Kingfisher) 1:28pm, Uppingham (North Street East bus stop) 1:40pm, Tugby (Crossroads bus stop) 1:50pm, Houghton on the Hill (Rose & Crown) 2:00pm, Bushby (Bus stop at 913 Uppingham Road) 2:03pm, Leicester (St Joseph’s Church, Uppingham Road) 2:06pm, Leicester (Merlyn Vaz Centre, Uppingham Road) 2:15pm, Welford Road 2:30pm

Market Bosworth to Welford Road (T3 service)

Market Bosworth to Tigers: Market Bosworth (The Square) 1:37pm, Newbold Verdon (Opposite The Old White Swan) 1:46pm, Desford (The Bluebell) 1:52pm, Desford Crossroads (Opposite The White Horse) 1:57pm, Leicester Forest East (The Red Cow) 2:03pm, Westcotes (King Richard’s Road) 2:15pm, Welford Road 2:30pm

Park and Ride

Are you coming from the south west? If it's easier for you to park outside of the city centre, there is now a new Enderby Park and Ride stop opposite the Leicester Royal Infirmary just off Aylestone Road! Park and the Ride runs every 15 minutes from 7am until 7pm, Monday to Saturday. Click here for more information.

Directions by rail

London Road Railway Station is a 15 minute walk from the stadium. Upon arrival turn right out of the station, cross the road, turn left on to Waterloo Way, continue to the top of the hill onto Tigers Way and Welford Road is directly in front.

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