Can I buy my tickets directly though the arena?
Are there disabled parking spaces and access to all buildings?
Are there any cash machines onsite?
No, there are no cash machines on site.
Are there any toilets and camping facilities on site?
Yes – we offer camping on-site with good facilities including shower blocks and 12 separate toilet areas – many of our events each year offer camping – please check individual events for more details.
How do I get to the Arena?
East of England Arena and Events Centre is easily accessible by rail, by car and by Public transport, get more information here.
Where can I stay?
There are plenty of hotels and B&B’s in close proximity to the arena, find out more here.
What do I do if I want to book a venue but notice that the date(s) I want is taken?
What bus do I get?
24 bus to Alwalton which runs directly from Peterborough train station to the venue. See the ‘Getting Here’ page for more information.
Is there a local taxi service you can recommend?
We work with a taxi company called City Cabs. They offer visitors to the venue priority booking. Their telephone number is: 01733 3411111
Is car parking free?
Yes – All our car parking is offered free of charge.
Is there free WiFi?
Yes – All indoor areas at the venue have free public access Wifi.
Can I bring my dog to the venue?
Dogs are usually allowed within the outside grounds but not inside the buildings (Assistance Dogs are an exception). Please check individual events for details.
Is there a restaurant on site?
There is no permanent restaurant however during events we usually have either a café or concessionary stands set up where visitors can buy food and beverages.
What time do gates open?
This depends entirely on the event itself. Check on the ‘What’s On page’ for more details of event times.
Is there pedestrian access on to site?
Yes, pedestrian access is through gate 5a unless otherwise advertised. Please check individual event details for further information.
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Want to know more about an event or the venue?
For all event enquiries always check our event(s) pages or our social media channels for the most up-to-date information.
If you can’t find the answer to your questions please contact via the form below:
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01733 363500
East of England Arena and Events Centre
If looking for us with your SAT NAV, please use PE2 6HE as the postcode.
Peterborough is located on the East Coast Main line running from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh. A number of fast trains run on this network, making London accessible in 45 minutes on specific trains.
The station has its own taxi rank, which means reaching the East of England Arena is approximately 15 minutes away once the train has arrived in the station.
Arriving by car, you will be guided to one of our hard standing or grassed free parking areas. There are 22,000 spaces – so plenty of room for everyone. We also have plenty of disabled parking bays.
Travelling 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 Arena/Showground will help to guide you. The journey is approximately 16 minutes from the centre of Peterborough.
Travelling from the A1(M) South – continue along the A1(M), passing the Peterborough Services (Extra MSA); continue forward onto the A1 and then take the next turn left, signposted East of England Arena/Showground. At the junction with the A605, turn left and travel half a mile. At the roundabout, turn right, and you have arrived at the East of England Arena.
Travelling 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 Arena/Showground. Follow these signs and leave the A1 at Alwalton, taking you through the village and onto the A605 Oundle Road junction. Turn left at this junction and at the very next roundabout, turn right and you’ve arrived at Peterborough Arena. If you are in a heavy vehicle, or towing a trailer, we advise you to avoid driving through Alwalton. In this case continue on the A1, leaving at Junction 17. Turn left onto Fletton Parkway A1139. After half a mile exit onto the Orton Parkway (still A1139) taking the second exit at the roundabout. Continue on Orton Parkway at the next roundabout. After half a mile turn left onto Oundle Road where you will find the entrance of the Arena on your left after 600m.
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 a half-hourly service during the week and two-hourly Sunday service, stopping just outside the East of England Arena. The bus number to look for is X4 leaving Bay 15 at Queensgate, Peterborough.
The bus stop is located at the Marriott Hotel, Lynchwood. A fifteen minute walk will bring you to our main entrance gate.
East of England 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.