Getting Here by Car

The Morningside Arena is well serviced by road links as it is situated alongside one of the main arteries into Leicester City Centre, a short distance from the inner ring road, coming from the Melton Road to Belgrave Gate.

From M1 and M69

Recommended event night car parks:

  • Highcross Rooftop (LE1 4FY)
  • Highcross John Lewis (LE1 4QJ)
  • Leicester College St. Margaret’s Campus (LE1 3WL)
  • Charter Street Businesses (LE1 3UD)

Exit the motorway at Junction 21 (M1) / Leicester Junction (M69). Follow the signs for Leicester City Centre (A5460) for approx 3.2 miles. On City Centre approach continue on St. Augustine’s Way / Vaughan Way (A47) for a further 1 mile towards Inner Ring Road signposted central ring A594 north. (Recommended car parks are in this area). At junction (St. Margaret’s Way/Burleys Way) just before the overpass, go straight ahead, keeping left. Turn left onto Thames St, Right onto Yarmouth Street, Left on to Navigation Street, Right onto Gas Street, Left onto Charter Street to Arrive at Morningside Arena.

 

From A6 Loughborough/Rothley/Quorn/Mountsorrel –

Recommended event night car parks:

  • Belgrave Circle (LE4 6AR), Charter Street Businesses (LE1 3UD)
  • Leicester College St. Margaret’s Campus (LE1 3WL)

Follow A6 towards Leicester, (Recommended car parks are in this area). At junction St. Margaret’s Way/Burleys Way just before the overpass go straight ahead bearing left, Turn left onto Thames St, Right onto Yarmouth Street, Left on to Navigation Street, Right onto Gas Street, Left onto Charter Street to Arrive at Leicester Arena.

 

From A6 Kibworth/Mkt Harborough/Oadby/Wigston –
Recommended event night car parks:

 

  • Lee Circle (LE1 3RE), Abbey Street (LE1 3UA), Belgrave Circle (LE4 6AR)
  • Leicester College – Memory Lane/Painter Street (LE1 3WA)
  • B&M former Sainsbury’s at Belgrave Circle (LE4 6AR) 

    Follow A6 (London Road) towards Leicester to meet A594, Follow A594 onto St. Matthews Way (2nd exit), (Recommended car parks are in this area), Take 3rd exit at roundabout onto A607, Turn left onto Foundry Square, Left onto Archdeacon Street, Right onto Charter Street to Arrive at Morningside Arena.

     

     

    From A47 Oakham/Rutland/Humberstone/Scraptoft (westbound) –
    Recommended event night car parks:

  • Lee Circle (LE1 3RE), Abbey Street (LE1 3UA)
  • Belgrave Circle (LE4 6AR)
  • Leicester College – Memory Lane/Painter Street (LE1 3WA)Follow A47 towards Leicester, At St. Matthews Way roundabout take 4th exit, (Recommended car parks are in this area), Take 3rd exit at roundabout onto A607, Turn left onto Foundry Square, Left onto Archdeacon Street, Right onto Charter Street to Arrive at Morningside Arena.

     

     

    From A47 Hinckley/Nuneaton/Leicester Forest East (Eastbound) –
    Recommended game night car parks:

  • Highcross Rooftop (LE1 4FY)
  • Highcross John Lewis (LE1 4QJ)
  • Leicester College St. Margaret’s Campus (LE1 3WL)
  • Charter Street Businesses (LE1 3UD) 

    Follow A47 (Hinckley Road) towards Leicester,Follow route onto Vaughan Way/Burleys Way (A47) signposted central ring A594 north, (Recommended car parks are in this area). At junction (St.Margaret’s Way/Burleys Way) go straight ahead just before the overpass keeping left, Turn left onto Thames St, Right onto Yarmouth Street, Left on to Navigation Street, Right onto Gas Street, Left onto Charter Street to Arrive at Morningside Arena.

     

    From A50 Markfield/Coalville/Groby –
    Recommended game night car parks:

     

  • Belgrave Circle (LE4 6AR)
  • Charter Street Businesses (LE1 3UD)
  • Leicester College St. Margaret’s Campus (LE1 3WL)Follow A50 towards Leicester, Follow Route onto Frog Island (A50), Turn left onto Sanvey Gate, (Recommended car parks are in this area). At end of road turn right onto St. Margaret’s Way, Bear left on to Burleys Way, Turn left onto Thames St, Right onto Yarmouth Street, Left on to Navigation Street, Right onto Gas Street, Left onto Charter Street to Arrive at Morningside Arena.

     

    From A607 Melton Mowbray/Syston/Thurmaston –
    Recommended event night car parks:

     

  • Belgrave Circle (LE4 6AR)
  • Abbey Park Road (LE4 5AF)
  • Abbey Street (LE1 3UA)
  • Leicester College – Memory Lane/Painter Street, (LE1 3WA)Follow A607 (Melton Road) towards Leicester, At Belgrave Circle take 3rd exit keeping right, (Recommended car parks are in this area). At next roundabout take 4th exit heading back toward Belgrave Circle, Turn left onto Foundry Square, Left onto Archdeacon Street, Right onto Charter Street to Arrive at Morningside Arena.

Car Parking at Leicester Arena

The Leicester Arena offers numerous car parking options within close vicinity to the doors of the arena.

Event car parking is available at the following nearby locations;

  • Leicester College St Margaret’s Campus/Painter Street & Memory Lane

  • Charter Street Businesses

  • Belgrave Circle/Melton Road (free after 6pm)

  • Leicester Arena – Disabled/Designated parking only on game days.

  • Plus a number of roadside parking sites within the nearby area.

All parking is subject to availability.

Charter Street Businesses available for parking excludes Knitmania, GE Commercial Vehicle Services & Leicester Handmade Naan Bakery Ltd.

The Leicester Arena is also within walking distance of a number of affordable car parking options at the following locations;

  • John Lewis Highcross (LE1 4QJ) – £2.50 (after 5pm, leave before 6am) – 12 minute walk

  • Lee Circle (LE1 3RE) – £3.80 – 9 mins

  • Leicester Abbey Street (LE1 3UA) – £3.80 – 9 mins

    Leicester Arena would like to remind supporters of the importance of parking responsibly at all times when visiting.

Getting Here via Public Transport

Below are the best places to get the information you will need ahead of your visit to the Leicester Arena, whatever way you choose to travel.

By Road/Cycle/on foot:
A comprehensive list of directions can be created via Google Maps via the directions function by clicking HERE.

By Bus:
Buses are available from across the county with the City Centre / Highcross Shopping Centre a short walk (less than 15 mins) from the Arena. Alternatively the following services run nearby:

Full details can also be found at www.travelineeastmidlands.co.uk

By Train:
Full service details to and from Leicester can be found at www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk

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