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How to find us
National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
The National Space Centre is located just off the A6, two miles north of Leicester City Centre, midway between Leicester’s inner and outer ring roads.
Brown road signs with a distinctive rocket logo will direct you from the arterial routes around Leicester.
First Bus 54 runs every 10 mins throughout the day Monday to Saturday and every 20 mins on Sunday running from 9.30am.
The bus stop is only 2 minute’s walk away from the National Space Centre.
East Midland Trains and Cross Country Trains serve Leicester Station. From here you can either take a bus or a taxi to the National Space Centre.
First bus 54 runs every 10 minutes Monday to Saturday and every 20 minutes on Sunday from Charles Street, a short walk from the station.
Park & Ride
We have our very own Park and Ride bus stop. Just head to the Birstall Park and Ride site and hop on a bus to us.
The stop is on Abbey Lane, opposite ASDA and just a short walk to the Centre (just look for the Rocket Tower).