Nottingham Travel Information
Welcome to our Nottingham travel section. Here you'll find information on airports, railway routes, tram system, coach links and local bus services. Nottingham has an integrated transport system which means you can buy a travel card to use on all local trains, trams and buses. See below for ticket options.
Nottingham Air Travel
The closest airport to Nottingham is East Midlands Airport located halfway between Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. It is accessed from Nottingham by the Skylink Airport Bus which operates 24 hours a day.
Nottingham has good rail links and is a hub for railways in the East Midlands. Direct services operate from here to London St Pancras, Birmingham, Derby, Leeds, Manchester, Liverpool, Peterborough and Cardiff.
Nottingham Metro System
Nottingham has its own tram system called the Nottingham Express Transit or NET for short. The system first opened in March 2004 with the main route through the city centre to Hucknall in the north. Extensions to the west and south opened in 2015.
Nottingham Road Transport
Nottingham is well connected by Road Transport. There are two coach operators competing for business which have greatly reduced fares between Nottingham and London. Local bus users are well served by Nottingham City Transport and Trent Barton.
Nottingham is on the edge of the extensive Birmingham canal network with further links via the River Soar to Leicester and then onwards to London by the Grand Union Canal.
Nottingham Driving Information
Driving through Nottingham during the morning and evening rush hours is very difficult to say the least! In this section we will feature information on main routes through the city and parking in Nottingham.