Leicester’s Park and Ride service will cease operation from 7pm on Friday 27 March until further notice, in response to the current coronavirus restrictions.
The bus companies who operate in Leicestershire and Leicester are as follows:
- Arriva Midlands
- Arriva Click
- First Leicester
- Skylink Leicester – Derby (Kinchbus service from the city centre to East Midlands Airport)
- National Express
- Travel de Courcey
- Paul S Winson
- Roberts Travel Group
- Beaver Bus
- Trent Barton
- Hinckley Bus
- Please contact each company directly for information about fares.
Bus services to East Midlands Airport
East Midlands Airport is easily accessible by public transport. A whole range of direct bus services make it quick and convenient to get to the airport from Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Loughborough, Shepshed, Coalville and Long Eaton up to every 20 minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Queries relating to the Skylink and my15 (Trentbarton) services should be made via Kinchbus and Trentbarton customer service teams, all the details for which can be found at:
Queries relating to the Midland Classic 9 service should be made via Midland Classic customer service teams, all the details for which can be found at:
Leicester Hospital Hopper bus service
- The service is ideal for passengers who want to get around Leicester, whether they be a patient or visitor to the hospitals, a commuter requiring the rail station, or just getting out for shopping or leisure in the city. As well as providing a quick and direct link to Hamilton and Beaumont Leys shopping centres, the Hopper has convenient stops for the city centre itself. Anyone is welcome on the Hopper, whether travelling to hospital or not.
- The ‘UHL Hospital Hopper’, operated by Centrebus, runs between Leicester’s 3 main hospitals every 30 minutes from Monday to Friday. The service links the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital with Beaumont Leys Centre, Hamilton Centre, Leicester Railway Station and St Nicholas Circle (adjacent Jubilee Square).
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