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How to reach us

All visitors and exhibitors, please be warned of potential delays from the A1M junction and onto the A1139 Fletton Parkway up until July 2014. Full details here.

Peterborough Arena’s central location makes it a great venue to access.

Our address is:
Peterborough Arena
East of England Showground


By car
From Peterborough City Centre – take the Nene Parkway/A1260, follow directions to Oundle Road/A605 and turn right onto this road which will lead you directly to the venue. The brown highway signs indicating East of England Showground will help to guide you.
The journey is approximately 16 minutes from the centre of Peterborough.

From the A1(M) south – continue along the A1(M), passing the Peterborough Services Area (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted East of England Showground. At the junction with the A605, turn left and travel half a mile. At the roundabout, turn right, and you have arrived at Peterborough Arena.

From the A1(M) north – ignore the very first signpost for Peterborough and continue travelling along the A1 picking up the brown highways signposts indicating East of England Showground. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at the Alwalton, taking you through the village and oto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right here and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Arena.

By public transport
Peterborough City Centre has a number of taxi ranks, as well as a coach park and bus station located within the Queensgate Centre. The Stagecoach bus service runs an hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside Peterborough Arena. The bus numbers to look for are x4, 23 and 24 leaving Bay 15 at Peterborough Queensgate. Once you have arrived at the drop off point it is just a short walk to the main entrance at Gate 3 within Peterborough Arena.

Bus Timetable
Monday – Friday

Bus Numbers 23, 24 & X4 leaving from Bay 15 at Queensgate to Marriot Hotel, Lynch Wood
Departs – 08:00, 08:20, 08:40, 09:20, 10:20, 11:20, 12:20, 13:20, 14:20, 16:05
Arrives –  08:18, 08:35, 08:52, 09:38, 10:38, 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 16:23
Departs Lynch Wood – 10:24, 11:24, 12:24, 13:24,14:24, 15:24, 16:39, 17:09, 17:39, 18:09, 19:09, 20:11

Bus Numbers 23, 24 & X4 leaving from Bay 15 at Queensgate to Marriot Hotel, Lynch Wood
Departs – 07:40, 08:40, 09:20, 10:20, 11:20, 12:20, 13:20, 14:20, 16:05, 17:35, 18:30, 19:30, 20:30
Arrives –  07:55, 08:52, 09:38, 10:38, 11:38, 12:38, 13:38, 14:38, 16:23, 17:53, 18:41, 19:41, 20:41
Departs Lynch Wood – 10:24, 11:24, 12:24, 13:24, 14:24,17:09, 20:11

Bus Number X4 leaving from Bay 15 at Queensgate to Marriot Hotel, Lynch Wood
Departs – 10:10, 12:10, 14:10, 16:10, 20:10
Arrives –  10:21, 12:21, 14:21, 16:21, 18:21, 20:21
Departs Lynch Wood – 11:26, 13:26, 15:26, 17:26, 19:26

By rail
Peterborough is located on the main East Coast rail line running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. A number of fast trains run on this network, making London accessible in 45 mins on specific trains.
The station has its own taxi rank which means reaching Peterborough Arena is approximately 15 minutes away once the train has arrived in the station.

By air
Peterborough Arena’s location makes it central for London Stansted, London Luton, East Midlands and Birmingham airports – all four are approximately 60-90 minutes away by car

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We use the Peterborough Arena due to the facilities, the ease of getting to the venue, the copious parking, and the building being just the right size for an exhibition of our kind.

CRE Event Organiser
Bill Allen

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