Away Days - Travel Guide | Leicester City vs. Cardiff City
The Bluebirds visit Leicester City for our second away day of 2023/24, with over 2,200 City supporters selling-out the away end!
Leicester is located in the East Midlands, and the journey by car or coach from Cardiff City Stadium to the home of the Foxes will take approximately three hours via the M4, M50, M5, M42, M6 and M69. The stadium postcode is LE2 7FL.
For supporters driving to King Power Stadium, parking can be purchased prior to the day of the match for £18 per car on the Club’s Filbert Street car park. To book, please call the City Sales Centre on 0344 815 5000 (Option 1).
There are regular railway services on matchday that will reach Leicester in time for kick-off departing Cardiff Central. The first train leaves at 05:47, with the latest at 10:09.
The railway services vary from requiring two changes, three changes and four changes. If requiring two, they will be at Hereford and Birmingham New Street. If travelling by railway, supporters are advised to read their journey information ahead of matchday.
Leicester Railway Station is around a 25-minute walk from King Power Stadium. Supporters are advised to take a taxi or bus from the city centre, the latter stopping on Aylestone Road, which is a five-minute walk from the stadium.
There are three Park & Ride sites in Leicester, operating from 7am until 7pm, Monday to Saturday. Users of the Park & Ride services can park for free at the sites. Click here for more information.
King Power Stadium has an overall capacity of 32,262 and was build in 2002, known then as the Walkers Stadium. It is the eighth-biggest stadium in the Sky Bet Championship this season.
Visiting supporters are accommodated in the corner of the North and East stands – all seats have unrestricted views. City supporters can access their area through turnstiles 40 to 49 (dependant on ticket allocation) up to 90 minutes before kick-off. The accessible entrance is at turnstiles 42 to 43.
Priced at £3.50, matchday programmes are available to buy from mobile vendors around the stadium, and in the Foxes Fanstore.
Pies and Pints
The designated pub for visiting supporters is The Counting House (LE2 7LH) on Freemans Park. It is approximately a 10 minute walk from King Power Stadium.
Outside King Power Stadium, visiting supporters will be able to purchase a range of food and drink from catering vans which are situated around the ground.
Once inside the stadium there are a number of food and drink counters in the visiting supporters’ concourse.
If you're making the most of your weekend in Leicester and spending some extra time in the East Midlands, why not check out some of these top tourist attractions?
National Space Centre – The UK’s largest attraction dedicated to space exploration and space science.
King Richard III Visitor Centre – Where King Richard III’s remains were found now sits a visitors’ centre, open seven days a week. Since opening in 2014, the museum has won over 40 awards.
Leicester Museum and Art Gallery – People have enjoyed art, history and science for free at Leicester Museum and Art Gallery for over 170 years.