If arriving at Nottingham East Midlands Airport, we recommend that you catch a bus from the airport to Leicester City Centre, and then another bus from Leicester City Centre to the Convention.
Take the free Air-Rail Link to the Birmingham International station - it only takes a couple of minutes. Buy a ticket to Leicester. Take any train to Birmingham New Street (frequent). Change there and take a CrossCountry train to Leicester (approximately every 30 minutes). The total journey time is about 1h 20m.
Alternatively take the scheduled bus service to Coleshill Parkway and change there onto the CrossCountry train to Leicester. The total journey time is about 1h 10m.
If you’re arriving at Heathrow or Gatwick, you’ll need to catch a train to Leicester.
Gatwick has its own train station. Follow the signs in the airport to the station.
From Heathrow, take the Heathrow Express into London Paddington. Then take the Circle Line to Kings Cross St Pancras, and then a train from St Pancras to Leicester.
Once on a train to Leicester, follow the By Train directions below.
The main station in Leicester is in the city centre. From the main station you can get a bus to the convention. See directions from the City Centre below.
Details of trains can be found on www.nationalrail.co.uk.
The easiest way to get to Stamford Court is by bus. There is a major bus service that runs from the City Centre, Bus Station and Railway Station to the edge of the University campus. From there it is a short walk to Stamford Court.
From almost anywhere in the country, the best driving route to the convention is via the M1 Junction 21 - the junction with the M69.