De Montfort University is conveniently located close to the main public transport hubs in Leicester, including Leicester Railway station.
The following sections provide information for members of staff wishing to travel by coach, bus or train, including information about available discounts.
SmartGo Leicester Discounts
SmartGo Leicester gives De Montfort University staff access to a wide range of exclusive transport deals, including discounts on public transport, railcards and cycling equipment.
To take advantage of these discounts, please create a free account here. When prompted for a verification email address, please enter: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'.
Leicester Railway Station is conveniently located on London Road just a short walk or cycle from the De Montfort University campus. The station is served by East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry trains and provides good links to surrounding cities and towns.
Discounts on Train Travel:
SmartGo Leicester members can access exclusive discounts on trains, including:
Leicester has good bus links and is served by three main bus companies: Arriva, First and Centrebus. Bus timetables and route maps for each bus company can be found below:
Discounts on Bus Travel:
All De Montfort University staff and students can travel for free on the Hospital Hopper by showing their student ID card.
SmartGo Leicester members can access exclusive discounts on buses, including:
10% off of Arriva Zone 1, 2 and Plus weekly, 4-weekly, quarterly and annual tickets
10% off Centrebus 3, 6 and 12 month tickets
Buy annually, pay monthly with Commuter Club
Leicester Coach Station is served by National Express and can be found on Gravel Street, Leicester. Visit National Express to plan your coach journey and to book tickets.
Park & Ride
For information about the Park & Ride, please see here.