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Getting to NTU

We've got campuses based in and around Nottingham and, when you’ve booked on to an open day, you'll be visiting the campus where the course you’re interested in is based. We'll send you an email confirming which campus you'll be visiting.

Find your campus below to find out where it is, and how to get there.

Free bus service for our Undergraduate Offer Holder Open Days

If you are attending an Undergraduate Offer Holder Open Day, you can board the NCT number 1 bus for free from stops at Nottingham Beastmarket Hill (B2), Nottingham Railway Station (S2) and NTU Clifton (CL83).

You’ll need to show your open day guide or event booking confirmation to access this free bus service. All visitors attending the open day can travel for free.

Travelling to our campuses

City Campus

Located in the heart of Nottingham city centre, our City Campus couldn’t be any more conveniently located. Our Newton building is a key feature in the city’s skyline, and from there you can walk to both the market square and the Victoria Centre, Nottingham’s main shopping hub, in less than five minutes.

By car

If you’re travelling to Nottingham by car, we recommend you use the city's park and ride services, as parking in the centre can quickly become expensive. We recommend that you use one of the following sites and board any tram serving Toton Lane or Clifton South:

  • The Forest (NG7 6AQ) – journey time: approximately 5 minutes.
  • Wilkinson Street (NG7 7NW) – journey time: approximately 10 minutes.
  • Phoenix Park (NG8 6AS) – journey time: approximately 20 minutes.

Make sure you buy a ticket before you board the tram and alight at the Nottingham Trent University stop.

Visit the NET site for more information.

If you’re intending to park in the city centre, the closest and largest facilities to our City Campus are:

  • Trinity Square (NG1 4BH)*
  • Talbot Street (NG1 5GG)*
  • The Victoria Centre (NG1 3PR)*

* Has electric charging facilities.

More information on city centre parking can be found on the Nottingham City Council website.

If you are a Blue Badge holder or need to bring your car to the University because of your medical condition, there is a range of blue badge car parking across the city:

  • Free Disability Car Parking (The Cornerhouse, NG1 4BT)
  • The Victoria Centre (NG1 3PR, charges apply after 2 hours)
  • Trinity Square (NG1 4BH, charges apply)

By rail

If you’re planning on travelling by train, timetable information is available from National Rail.

Nottingham Station is a short walk from the city centre. When you arrive, our City Campus is best reached by tram – follow the signs from your platform, and head north on the Phoenix Park or Hucknall lines. The Nottingham Trent University tram stop is less than 10 minutes away.

  • Prices: Please see the NET site for more information on ticket prices.
  • Frequency: Trams leave from Nottingham Station every 7-10 minutes.

By coach

If you're travelling to Nottingham by coach (National Express or Megabus), you'll arrive at Station Street, adjacent to the train station. You can take a tram from the station to the Nottingham Trent University stop. The NET site includes all the information you’ll need for fairs, timetables, and maps.

By air

East Midlands Airport is just 15 miles from Nottingham city centre and there is a dedicated bus service between the airport and the city centre.

Clifton Campus

Our Clifton Campus is a vibrant student village with everything you need right on your doorstep, from shops and cafes to The Point, Clifton’s own students union complex complete with bar and nightclub.

By car

The satnav postcode for our Clifton Campus is NG11 8NS. We have plenty of free car parking spaces available on our campus.

If you are a Blue Badge holder or need to bring your car to the University because of your medical condition, we may be able to provide a parking space. Lee Westwood car park is reserved for Blue Badge holders only, however parking is not guaranteed and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

By rail

If you’re planning on coming by train, timetable information is available from National Rail. Nottingham Station is located approximately four miles from our Clifton Campus.

You can catch the NCT number 1 bus for free from the stop on Carrington Street (Nottingham Railway Station, S2), which will drop you opposite our Clifton Campus on the A453 (NTU Clifton, CL83).

You’ll need to show your open day guide or event booking confirmation to access this free bus service. All visitors attending the open day can travel for free.

By coach

Coach services (National Express or Megabus) are located on Station Street, adjacent to the train station. As above, you can board the NCT number 1 bus for free from the stop on Carrington Street (Nottingham Railway Station, S2), which will drop you opposite our Clifton Campus on the A453 (NTU Clifton, CL83).

You’ll need to show your open day guide or event booking confirmation to access this free bus service. All visitors attending the open day can travel for free.

By air

East Midlands Airport is just 15 miles from Nottingham city centre and there is a dedicated bus service between the airport and the city centre.

Brackenhurst Campus

From the stunning countryside to the variety of animals that call Brackenhurst home, this is a campus with a difference.

By car

The satnav postcode for our Brackenhurst Campus is NG25 0QF. There are plenty of parking spaces available on site for all visitors. There are limited electric charging points available.

If you are a Blue Badge holder or need to bring your car to the University because of your medical condition, we may be able to provide a parking space. Parking is not guaranteed and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

By rail

If you’re planning on coming by train, timetable information is available from National Rail. The closest station to our Brackenhurst Campus is Lowdham. You can then catch Nottingham City Transports (NCT)'s Pathfinder 26 bus service from the War Memorial bus stop to Brackenhurst Campus, the journey takes approximately 20 minutes. Visit the NCT site for more information on bus services.

By bus

Nottingham City Transport (NCT)’s Pathfinder 26 bus service will take you to our Brackenhurst Campus in 45 minutes. The bus leaves every 30 minutes from the K1 bus stop on King Street, just off the Old Market Square. Visit the NCT site for more information on bus services.

By air

East Midlands Airport is just 15 miles from Nottingham city centre and there is a dedicated bus service between the airport and the city centre.

Creative Quarter Campus

The Creative Quarter Campus – home to Confetti – is located just a short hop from our City Campus.

By car

The postcode for Confetti is NG1 3LL. The closest car parking facilities are:

  • Curzon Street (NG3 1DG)
  • Huntingdon Street (NG1 1AS)
  • Nottingham Arena Car Park (NG1 1EH)

By bus

Taking one of several buses from the city centre will get you to Confetti (get off at bus stop H3 on Lower Parliament Street):

  • Blue Line; 39, 40, 41, 42
  • Lilac Line; 24, 25, 26, 27
  • Red Line; 43, 44
  • Pathfinder 26

Timetables, fares and routes can be found on the Nottingham City Transport (NCT) website.

By rail

Tmetable information is available from National Rail. Confetti (NG1 3LL) is a 15 minute walk from Nottingham railway station.

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Travelling between campuses

City Campus to Clifton Campus

You can travel to our Clifton Campus by boarding the NCT number 1 bus for free from stops at Nottingham Beastmarket Hill (B2), Nottingham Railway Station (S2) and NTU Clifton (CL83).

You’ll need to show your open day guide or event booking confirmation to access this free bus service. All visitors attending the open day can travel for free.

Clifton Campus to City Campus

You can travel to our City Campus by boarding the NCT number 1 bus for free from stops at NTU Clifton (CL83), Nottingham Railway Station (S2) and Nottingham Beastmarket Hill (B2).

You’ll need to show your open day guide or event booking confirmation to access this free bus service. All visitors attending the open day can travel for free.

City Campus to Brackenhurst Campus

The purple ‘Path Finder’ number 26 bus will be running every 30 minutes on Saturday to our Brackenhurst campus. The bus stop is on King Street and stops just outside the main entrance to Brackenhurst campus. Please note that this bus service is not free, more information on fares and timetables can be found on the NCT website.

Brackenhurst to City Campus

The purple ‘Path Finder’ number 26 bus will be running every 30 minutes on Saturday to the City Centre. The bus stop is just outside the main entrance to campus and the stop for Nottingham City Centre is on King Street.

Please note that this bus service is not free, more information on fares and timetables can be found on the NCT website.

Explore Nottingham

Explore Nottingham

Find out more about what's on offer in Nottingham:

Hotels

If you’re planning to spend the night in Nottingham, you’ll find information on places to stay at Visit Nottinghamshire.

Additional support and access requirements

If you need any specialist support, facilities or equipment on your visit, let us know on your booking form, and we’ll make sure you get the support you need. Additionally, if you have any questions about your visit, we'd be happy to advise you – call us on +44 (0)115 848 4200 or complete our enquiry form to get in touch.