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Getting Here

Curve is just five minutes walk from Leicester’s train station, 10 minutes walk from Leicester’s bus station, and is accessible from all major motorway routes into the city.

By car

On arrival into Leicester, follow signs for the Cultural Quarter and Curve, our postcode is LE1 1SB.
If you are travelling to Curve by car, we recommend visiting or tuning into BBC Radio Leicester (104.9FM) for all the latest travel news.

The most convenient car parks to Curve are:

NCP Car Park (1 minute walk from Curve)
56 Halford Street

NCP Rutland Street is adjacent to Curve and our visitors can park for £4.70.

You can pre-pay for a Car Parking Voucher when you book your theatre tickets. Alternatively, present your white parking entry ticket at the Ticket Office, Café or Bar during your visit, and your ticket can be validated.

Please bear in mind that if choosing to park at the NCP Rutland Street there may be queues to enter at busy periods. There may also be a limited number of spaces available at peak times (midweek and Sat matinees).

Athena Car Park (1 minute walk from Curve)
Queen Street

At Athena Car Park, during the day there is an hourly charge for parking, but after 6.30pm there is a flat rate of £2.50* for the evening (until 6.30am the following morning).

Highcross Car Park (14 minutes walk from Curve)

During the day there is an hourly charge for parking, but there is a special flat rate of £2.50* for the evening, available after 5pm.

Highcross Car Park is located off Vaughan Way and holds 2,000 cars. Electric car charge points located on levels 2, 3, 6 and 7. For parent and child bays please go to levels 4 and 5.

NCP Lee Circle (7 minutes walk from Curve)

At NCP Lee Circle, you can park for the day for only £4*, or at an hourly rate of £1* per hour.

Please note, none of these car parks are owned or managed by Curve or Leicester Theatre Trust Ltd.

*Prices subject to change.

By Train

Leicester Train Station is less than 10 minutes walk away via Charles Street.

London to Leicester is just over one hour via East Midlands Trains, and there are also regular direct services operating from Derby, Sheffield, and Nottingham.

Travelling to Curve on East Midlands Trains? Upgrade to First Class for free!*

*Terms and Conditions
First class tickets vouchers are only valid when presented with a full price standard class ticket. Vouchers do not guarantee a seat in First Class and are only valid in unreserved seats. Standard class tickets from EMT cannot be purchased any further than 12 weeks in advance. Curve performance tickets and rail travel tickets must be for the same date to be valid.  Event tickets, voucher and train tickets must be presented together upon request. If purchasing event tickets online you must ensure you print your etickets and first class voucher, presenting them with your train tickets upon request.  Full Curve and EMT T & C’s apply. These are available on respective websites.

By Bus

All city centre bus services have stops within 3 to 10 minute walk of Curve, services that stop on or near Charles Street and Humberstone Gate are the closest.

Regional bus services terminate at St. Margaret’s Bus Station, Gravel Street, LE1 3AG (approx. 12 minutes walk away).

For information on your nearest bus stop, visit Leicester City Council’s Transport and Street website, or for general bus enquiries call the Traveline: 0871 220 2233.