P&R services at Enderby and Meynell's Gorse will resume from 1st June 2020. A range of measures will be in place to enable sites to reopen safely. Birstall remains closed until further notice.

Fast routes into Leicester. Every 15 minutes.

Changes to Park & Ride services from 1st June 2020

Park & Ride services at Enderby and Meynell’s Gorse will resume from Monday 1st June 2020. The site at Birstall is currently being used as a Covid-19 testing centre and will therefore remain out of use for passengers until further notice.

To facilitate space for social distancing, buses will operate to a limited capacity: double-decker 13 passengers and single-decker 8 passengers. Passengers will be asked to board from the back of the bus to the front to ensure social distancing is observed.

Payment by contactless card will be introduced from Monday 15 June 2020. Where passengers need to pay by cash, it is requested that the exact fare is given to minimise contact with drivers. To assist with this, a flat rate of £3 for a day ticket will be introduced.

Concessionary passes can also be used.

What other safety measures will be in place?

The following additional measures will be put in place to ensure customers and staff remain safe while using the service.

On vehicles, perspex screens will be affixed to drivers’ doors and stickers will be used to indicate the availability of seats.

At the terminal buildings, toilet facilities and seating will remain closed. There will also be additional signage at terminal buildings and car parks encouraging passengers to socially distance and practice good hand hygiene. Terminal buildings will remain open and will be regularly cleaned and checked throughout the day. Appropriate risk assessments have been carried out as part of the re-opening process.

Free travel for NHS workers

NHS workers can continue to use the Park and Ride service free of charge, however we are encouraging people to follow Government advice too, if possible, use your own vehicle.

About the Park and Ride service

Services operate from 7am to 7pm Monday to Saturday, with buses running every 15 minutes. Parking is free for bus service users at each of the Leicester Park & Ride sites, located at Enderby, Birstall* and Meynell’s Gorse.

Each site has a highly secure car park with on-site security & CCTV. Facilities include disabled parking spaces, on-site toilets and baby changing facilities (Birstall and Enderby only). Our bus shelters are covered and all services are operated using low-floor buses with wheelchair/ buggy spaces available to customers.*

Please note that overnight parking is not permitted at any of the Park and Ride sites.

Download the standard service timetable

* Service 303 from Birstall P&R site is currently closed as this site is being used as a Covid-19 test centre. Some on-site facilities at Enderby and Meynell’s Gorse are unavailable as a result of Coronavirus safety measures being in place.   

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Meynell’s Gorse - Service 103

Meynell’s Gorse Park & Ride is conveniently located just off the A47 Hinckley Road on Ratby Lane near Leicester Forest East:

Meynell’s Gorse Park & Ride, Ratby Lane, Leicester, LE3 3LF.

Enderby - Service 203

Enderby Park & Ride site is conveniently located close to junction 21 of the M1 and junction 3 of the M69 motorways south east of Leicester:

Enderby Park & Ride, Leicester Lane, Enderby, LE19 2AB.

Birstall - Service 303 *service currently closed*

Birstall Park & Ride is conveniently located just off the junction of the A6 and A46 north of Leicester:

Birstall Park & Ride, Loughborough Road, Birstall, LE4 4NP.

Services run every 15 minutes from 7am, and journey times are typically less than 20 minutes. Buses run direct to the city centre and stop at Haymarket (Clock Tower) and Causeway Lane, convenient for city centre businesses and shopping.

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Contact details


Park and Ride

parkandride@leics.gov.uk

0116 305 0002