How to get to ManorCon


The address of the venue is: Freemen's Common, 161 Welford Rd, Leicester LE2 6BF

The car park is off Putney Road, LE2 7TF

Arriving by public transport

By train

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

From the city centre

The easiest way to get to Freemen's Common is by bus. There is a bus service (number 48) that runs from the City Centre, Bus Station and Railway Station to the edge of the campus, opposite the Freemen's Common Reception. The number 47 bus travels in the opposite direction, should you wish to leave at some point.

By air, from Nottingham East Midlands Airport

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.

By air, from Birmingham International Airport

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.

By air, from London Heathrow/Gatwick

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 above.