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Information about parking near Leicester Station
The city of Leicester has its own railway station, owned by Network Rail and managed by East Midlands Trains. With 12 services per hour, departing from four platforms, Leicester station is always busy, and therefore parking spaces are much in demand. A quick glance at the JustPark app and website will provide passengers with all the information they require, and details on how to book the 73 reservable spaces.
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Some additional information about parking in leicester station, to cater to all your parking needs
There are over 20 locations for on-street parking within a 10-minute walk of Leicester station. These include Campbell Street, London Road, Granby Street, Saint George Street and South Albion Street. Some have a maximum stay of three hours, so care needs to be taken, and signs studied carefully. The JustPark app has full details.
Leicester station has its own main car park on Fox Street with 515 spaces available, 24 hours per day, every day. The daily rate is £14.50, reduced to £8.00 at weekends, with an evening fee of just £2.00 after 18:30 pm. A short stay car park is also available but has only 10 spaces, four of which are allocated for disabled drivers. Other off-street car parks are operated by Leicester City Council and NCP, with rates from as low as £1.00 per hour.
The city of Leicester has an excellent public transport system, with frequent and regular buses to the station, plus the use of taxis. Taxis are permitted to drop passengers at the front of Leicester station. St Margaret’s bus station, located in the city centre, also operates the Skylink service to East Midlands Airport.
Disabled parking is available in the short stay car park at Leicester station, but as only four spaces are available, passengers can check on the JustPark app and website as to whether they can be reserved.
Many on-street parking spaces have a maximum stay of three hours and cannot be used during the periods 07:30 am to 09:30 am, and again between 16:00 pm and 18:00 pm.
The majority of on-street parking spaces using pay and display machines are free on bank holidays. Further information can be found on the JustPark website and app.
The short stay car park at Leicester station can be used as a drop-off and pick-up point and is particularly suitable for the disabled since the access to the main concourse, and into the station has no steps. The maximum length of stay is 20 minutes for a fee of £0.50, but Blue Badge holders can stay for up to an hour free of charge.
As Leicester station is an easy walk from the city centre, there are many attractions within easy reach. The King Richard III Visitor Centre is particularly popular, and his original burial site is on display. Leicester Castle and Gardens make for a pleasant day out, situated next to the River Soar for nature walks for all the family.