AWAY DAYS: Leicester travel information
23rd April 2016
Leicester City v Swansea City
Sunday, April 24 (4.15pm kick-off)
Address: King Power Stadium, Filbert Way, Leicester, LE2 7FL
Telephone: 0344 815 6000
What's it like? Swans fans are in the North East corner, which has a good view of the pitch. The concourse has a range of food including burgers, hot dogs and pies. TV screens are in the concourse showing the game going on within the stadium.
Hotels: Hotels near the stadium are Holiday Inn Express, Premier Inn, and Campbells Guest House. There are many hotels in the city centre to suit all budgets and tastes. With everything going on in Leicester over the weekend, early booking is advised. Click HERE to start planning your visit.
Pubs & grub: The ground is walking distance from the city centre (15-20 minutes), where there are plenty of pubs to be found. Most of the pubs near to the stadium are home fans only.
The 'Counting House' (LE2 7LH) welcomes home and away fans, with all the normal facilities on offer. The pub is towards Staples, past the Local Hero pub (LE2 7LB) and the Mecca Bingo Hall.
The 'Font' (LE2 7DP), on Gateway Street, near to the hospital is quite a big pub and busy with home and away fans. It offers a wide selection of beers, including real ales and good value matchday food, and is a 15-minute walk from the away end. Those arriving by train - 'The Hind' (LE2 0PD) pub is across the road from the station and serves real ales. Otherwise alcohol is available inside the stadium.
Parking: There's street parking to be found around the Upperton Road area and streets running off the A5460 by the railway bridge, which is a 15 minute walk away, but some residents parking has started. You can park at Leicester Rugby Club (£3) - a ten minute walk away - and Saffron Lane Sports Ground car park, which is a five minute walk. They cost £3.50. There are 300 spaces on a first come, first served basis, open two hours before kick-off.
By train: The station, which is in the city centre, is approximately a 25 minute walk, with the ground signposted. Trains leave Swansea 9.13am, 10.21am & 11.10am for the four-and-a-half hour journey, although the 11.10am is cutting it fine to get there before kick-off. Coming back you need the 6.19pm, 6.50pm, 8.19pm and 8.50pm trains.
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