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Central Leicestershire Dial a Ride provides accessible transport for people who find using buses a problem. It is available to anyone of any age.

There are five Dial-a-Ride services running across central Leicestershire, and timetables for each service can be downloaded at the bottom of the page.

How to make a booking?

To make a booking, call us on 0116 221 1457. Please see our table below for booking times. Bookings can be made up to one week in advance.

Days Opening hours
Monday - Friday 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3pm

What service can I expect?

  • Dial a Ride collects you from your door and allows you to take a companion
  • The buses have passenger lifts, so you can board easily whether you find steps a problem or use a wheelchair. Drivers will assist you on and off the bus
  • You usually get about two hours at your destination
  • Fares are comparable with bus fares, and you can use your concessionary travel pass.

The five services

Service Pick up Serves
Area 1 Abbey Lane area, Beaumont Leys, Birstall, Mowmacre Hill, Stocking Farm Leicester city centre, Beaumont shopping centre, Fosse Park
Area 2 Belgrave, Humberstone, Netherhall, Rushey Mead, Scraptoft, Thurmaston, Thurnby Lodge Leicester city centre, Tesco, Hamilton, Asda, Thurmaston
Area 3 Evington, Goodwood, Crown Hills, Highfields, North Evington, Oadby, Spinney Hills, Stoneygate Leicester city centre, Tesco, Hamilton
Area 4 Aylestone, Eyres Monsell, Blaby, Whetstone, Clarendon Park, Knighton, Glen Parva, Wigston Leicester city centre, Beaumont shopping centre, Fosse Park
Area 5 Braunstone, Enderby, Narborough, Glenfield, New Parks, Leicester Forest East, Rowley Fields, West End Leicester city centre, Beaumont shopping centre, Fosse Park

A service is also available from Monday to Friday for journeys to other destinations within greater Leicestershire. The only journeys which aren’t possible are for hospital appointments.