This year, the King Power Stadium in Leicester will play host to The FA Community Shield celebrating England Football on Saturday 30 July 2022 between the Emirates FA Cup winners Liverpool and Premier League champions Manchester City.
Industrial action on the rail network is scheduled to take place on 30 July, and as such rail travel options will be severely limited in and around Leicester. Consequently spectators are advised to take note of the following match travel options:
• Coach operators will be able to book coach parking via Park Here. Coach parking charges apply at £30 per coach.
• Liverpool coaches will park to the south of the stadium at the British Gas site (W3W: ///bench.candy.expand).
• Manchester City coaches will be directed to park at DeMontfort University (W3W:///chops.square.power) and Eastern Boulevard (W3W: ///focus.blocks.learn) to the north of the stadium.
• An accessible shuttle bus service will be in operation for those with reduced mobility from each coach park to the King Power Stadium during ingress and egress. Due to match-related road restrictions, the service will get as close as possible to the stadium.
• Spectators can also book individual coach travel via the National Express website, which offers point to point services from across the UK for spectators travelling to the King Power Stadium.
• Spectator car parking is available in Car Park D at the King Power Stadium. All car parking is unsegregated and must be pre-booked here. Parking at the stadium is available at a cost of £20 per vehicle.
• Please note that access to the stadium car parks will be impacted by match day safety and security arrangements. No access will be permitted after 4pm (an hour prior to kick-off).
• On egress, please note that there will be no exit from the car parks until one hour after final whistle.
• Blue badge holders are advised to pre-book parking, and to stipulate any accessibility requirements. Car parking must be pre-booked before the matchday – late requests cannot be facilitated.
City Centre Parking
• Please note that there will be no official pay-on-the-day car parking options at the King Power Stadium; as such, spectators are also advised to explore Leicester City Council’s City Centre parking options at Where to park
• A handy map showing car park locations and walking times from the King Power Stadium can also be found here.
• The route from the station to the King Power Stadium is well signposted and local buses are in operation within Leicester City Centre for quick and direct links to the stadium. Please go to Choose How You Move for more details.
• In addition to the proposed industrial action, it should be noted that there will be high rail demand for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games on the same weekend (for any spectators planning to interchange in Birmingham) and towards London for the Women’s EURO 2022 Final at Wembley Stadium. As such, please plan your journey in advance and check out East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry for more real-time journey updates on the day.
• For up to date information relating to travel via train, spectators should check National Rail before they travel.
Spectators should please note that car parking spaces are limited but there are other private parking spaces available in Leicester City Centre.