Getting to Melton Mowbray

Melton Mowbray is situated in the north east of Leicestershire in the heart of the country. With excellent road, rail and air links, it's easily accessible from throughout the UK. 

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By car:

Melton Mowbray is approximately 2 and a half hours (120 miles) from London, 1 hour 20 minutes (64 miles) from Birmingham and 2 and a half hours (114 miles) from Manchester. Melton Mowbray has close access to the major motorways of the M1, M42, M69 and the A1. 

By train:

Melton Mowbray Train Station is located on Burton Street in the centre of Melton Mowbray. 

Cross Country Trains - operates an hourly service to Leicester, Birmingham, Peterborough, Cambridge and Stanstead Airport. From melton, connect at Leicester for East Midlands Trains to London St Pancras.

East Midlands Trains - operates a service to Oakham and Stamford with connections to East Midlands Airport.

Link for National Rail enquiries

By bus or coach:

For all bus enquiries contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33

Centrebus - operates a service to the surrounding villages in the Borough, Rutland, Grantham, Loughborough and Leicester.

Arriva - operates a service to Leicester.

National Express offer national coach services from Leicester. London to Leicester takes just under 3 hours.

Link for National Express

By Air:

Melton Mowbray is just a 40 minute drive to East Midlands Airport.

Local travel:

For information on bus services throughout Leicester and Leicestershire call the Travel Line on 0871 200 2233.

Link for Traveline East Midlands

Foot & Pedal Power:

Leicester and Leicestershire is a cycle-friendly destination, more and more people are choosing cycling to get fit and get around. Explore the countryside by bike and take in the views of Leicestershire's rolling countryside. Follow inner city cycle-trails and linear routes through Leicester and see how regeneration has changed the city-scape.

Visit the Choose How You Move website for cycle maps and routes to help move about by foot and by cycle. To discover more of Leicester & Leicestershire, or you’re visiting for business or pleasure, the site will help you get around quickly and easily, pointing you in the direction of as many sights as you’d like.

Link for Choose How You Move

Parking in Melton Mowbray:

There are a number of car parks in Melton Mowbray. For full details of their locations and charges, please see the local authority website.