Travel

Local Go

LocalGo has a scheme of discounts and benefits for residents of Lubbesthorpe. Funded by the land owner, The Drummond Estate, the package of deals aims to help residents save money when travelling sustainably. It includes offers on buses, bikes, trains and car hire with the likes Halfords, Rutland Cycling, Enterprise and ArrivaClick.

Visit www.localgo.co.uk/join, and sign up using verification email address newlubbesthorpe@localgo.co.uk.

Residents who join LocalGo can claim £10 of free credit for the ArrivaClick service and can also get £100 of credit for just £10. Both offers are available to LocalGo members and membership of the scheme if free.

Arriva Click

Arriva Click is a minibus service that takes multiple passengers heading in the same direction. Use the mobile app to select your pick up and drop off point and to make payment. There is wifi and charging points available onboard. The ArrivaClick Leicester service is funded by Drummond Estate.

For more information go to: www.arrivabus.co.uk/arrivaclick.


Bus routes

The main bus services operate along Hinckley Road and to locations such as Coventry, Nuneaton, Hinckley and Leicester. The main bus operates from these stops are Arriva (service 158) and Stagecoach Midlands (service 48).


Park & Ride

The nearest Park & Ride services for Leicester city centre are:

  • Meynell's Gorse (LE3 3LF)

  • Enderby (LE19 2AB)

Both operate to Jubilee Square in Leicester city centre and operate at the same times every 15 minutes, Monday to Saturday. if travelling to De Montfort University and Leicester Royal Infirmary, then you need to travel on the Park & Ride from Enderby. For details are at: www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/park-ride.


Train

The nearest train station is Narborough (LE19 2HR) (3 miles away) (Birmingham-Peterborough line). The nearest major rail station is Leicester (LE2 0QB) (5.5 miles away). More information on routes and tickets prices can be found at www.nationalrail.co.uk.


Cycling

Cycle from New Lubbesthorpe to Leicester city centre or rail station in 25-40 minutes and to Fosse Shopping Park in 10-20 minutes. Many parts of these journeys are on segregated paths and quieter roads. For a guide showing cycle routes in Leicester South, go to: www.choosehowyoumove.co.uk/everyday/cycling.