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Getting to Nottingham

Nottingham is right in the middle of the country – you can get to London or Manchester in less than two hours. With excellent transport links, it's the perfect base to explore the rest of the UK.

Arriving in Nottingham

Location, location, location

When choosing the location of your next career move, A great city is just as important as a great role. You need to feel at home in your new city, but it's also important for you to be able to travel easily and conveniently – whether it’s to explore the rest of the UK, or visit friends and family, wherever they are in the world.

Good news – Nottingham is right in the heart of the UK, with excellent transport links to all of the other major UK cities.

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At the heart of the UK

If you are considering pursuing a job role here at NTU, or making Nottingham your new home, you’ll benefit from our central location. As an example, here is some useful information on how long it would take you to get to some of the UK's other major city's by train:

  • Sheffield – 50 minutes
  • Birmingham – 1 hour 14 minutes
  • London – 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Manchester – 1 hour 44 minutes
  • Leeds – 2 hours
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The Peak District: In our neighbouring county of Derbyshire, the Peaks are a perennially popular attraction for our staff and students, who've been enjoying the walking, riding and climbing on offer here for years

Beach and beyond

East Midlands Airport – just 15 miles from Nottingham city centre – offers flights to lots of European cities – making it easy for you to either explore new continents, or visit friends and family.

The beautiful and historic Peak District – one of the biggest and most popular national parks in England – is right on our doorstep. This stunning countryside lies just an hour’s travel to the west of Nottingham, with regular buses running from Nottingham Bus Station.

Fancy a trip to the coast? Skegness is just two hours to the east, and there are many other beaches – Mablethorpe, Gibraltar Point, Sutton-on-Sea, Scarborough, Whitby, Filey, Cleethorpes, Bridlington and Hunstanton – dotted along the east coast for you to enjoy.

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