By Bus

Commercial Bus Services

First Bus – Service 22

Arriva Bus- Service 56

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Centrebus – Service 1005

S1005 bus service from Hamilton to The City of Leicester College has been made into a permanent commercial route run by Centrebus, a local bus service provider, from April 2013.

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Supported Bus Services

These are services that are paid for (supported) by Leicester City Council because they are not provided by the commercial bus operators.

Confidence – Service 860 / 883 / 878

860 – Coleman Road – Marydene Drive

883 – Evington Road – Marydene Drive

878 – Charny Pub / Forest Road – Marydene Drive

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36 – Leicester City Centre – Evington Vilage

805 – Humberstone Road – The City of Leicester College

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By Car


  • Leave the M1 at junction 21 to join the Leicester Ring Road (A563 South and East).
  • Continue on the A563 eastbound for approximately 4 miles.
  • At the next large roundabout (Leicester Racecourse is on the right), take the first exit left to join the A6 towards Leicester, continue on this road for 0.7 miles.
  • Then turn right at the traffic lights onto Stoughton Road (signposted General Hospital and Stoughton) and at the next roundabout, take the first exit onto the A6030 Ring Road.
  • Take the first right onto the B667 towards Evington and at the set of traffic lights turn right onto Downing Drive.
  • The City of Leicetser College is situated approximately 600 metres on the left.


  • Leave the M1 at junction 22 to join the A50 to Leicester.
  • Continue over the junction with the A46 and then leave the A50 to join the A563 Leicester North Ring Road (signed to Peterborough A47) for 6.5 miles.
  • Leave the A563 at the junction with the A47 by turning left at the traffic lights onto Uppingham Road. Continue past the junction with the B667 and turn right onto Downing Drive (just after the 40 m.p.h. sign).
  • The City of Leicester College is situated approximately 300 metres on the right.




The nearest mainline station is Leicester, which is located on London Road.

We are a short taxi ride from the station, alternatively you may catch a number 22 bus from outside the station which will bring you directly to our buildings. The journey time is approximately 10 minutes.

For further information on train times and fares, please telephone National Rail Enquiry Line on 08457 48 49 50.