We can help you to cut down the time spent looking for a car parking space. Check the locations and charges of the car parks at your destination before you go and take some of the stress out of your journey.


Leicester Park & Ride

If you’re driving into Leicester, why not try one of our Leicester Park & Ride services from Birstall, Enderby or Meynells Gorse?

Take the stress out of your morning rush to work or shopping trip into the city. Instead of negotiating the city traffic, you can sit back and relax on one of our fast, frequent, reliable and free WiFi-enabled buses – leaving you without the stress of finding a parking space, and no worry about when to go and feed a meter if you are taking your time over lunch.

A day ticket costs £3, but if you’re travelling with others, you can slash costs with a £4 group saver ticket for up to 5 people travelling in one vehicle (available at all times). Other saver tickets are available.


Parking in Leicester & Leicestershire

Leicester has more than 8,500 off-street and 1,300 on-street car parking spaces for public use. Multi-storey and surface level car parks are within easy walking distance of the city centre, with its shopping and recreational facilities and on-street parking is conveniently located on many city centre streets.

For information about parking in towns and villages across Leicestershire, please scroll further down.


Car Park Locations in Leicester

Choose a car park location from below for Street View/map. Car parks operated by Leicester City Council are marked with an asterisk (*)

North zone multi-storey (for Haymarket Shopping Centre, St Margaret’s Bus Station and St George’s Cultural Quarter)


South zone multi-storey (for De Montfort University, Newarke Houses Museum, Welford Road Stadium and Leicester Royal Infirmary)


East zone multi-storey (for St George’s Cultural Quarter, Curve, Phoenix, Leicester Train Station, The Y Theatre and New Walk Museum)


West zone multi-storey (for King Richard III Visitor Centre, Highcross Shopping Centre, Cathedral Gardens, Jubilee Square and the Guildhall)


Central zone surface level


Outer zone surface level


On-street parking

Please see the below documents for locations and charge

Motorcycle parking

Free parking for motorcycles is available in the following locations:

Motorcycle parking at other locations will be charged at standard or a reduced rates. Please check upon arrival.

For details about parking enforcement, residents’ parking schemes and other enquiries about parking in the City of Leicester, please visit or call 0116 454 1000.

Parking at railway stations in Leicester & Leicestershire

East Midlands Trains manages pay & display car parks at Leicester, Loughborough, Hinckley, Market Harborough, Melton Mowbray and Syston. Find out prices for daily, weekly, monthly and annual car parking tickets, as well as off-peak, evenings and weekends.

For parking at Narborough Station, Limited free parking is available at Bottesford and Sileby stations. There are no car parks at Barrow-upon-Soar and South Wigston stations.


Parking in Leicestershire towns and villages

Ashby, Coalville and Castle Donington areas

Hinckley and Market Bosworth areas

Loughborough and Charnwood villages

Market Harborough and Lutterworth areas

Melton Mowbray area

Oadby, Wigston and South Wigston

For details about parking enforcement and residents’ parking schemes in Leicestershire, please visit Parking in Leicestershire or call Leicestershire County Council on 0116 305 0001. Public car parks are operated by the district and borough councils, whose contact details can be found via the links above.