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Getting about in Nottingham


Not sure how to get to – or around – Nottingham? We've got you!

Posted: Aug 2023

Nottingham City Transport bus services

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) buses – in their rainbow of colours – operate regular routes into Nottingham from all parts of the city. They're the largest transport operator in Nottingham, with 300 buses covering the city 7 days a week.

Find out more on the NCT website.

Nottingham Express Transit (NET)

The tram network is a great way to get around the city centre, as well as travelling in from the outskirts of Nottingham. NET trams run every 7 minutes, 7 days a week and 364 days a year and offer a green, convenient and affordable way to travel.

Find out more on the NET website.


trentbarton loves what they do, and they hope that this shines through in their service. They're passionate about bringing together the best buses and the friendliest drivers – plus lots of lovely little extras just for you, as their customer – to uphold our reputation as a really good bus company.

Find out more on the trentbarton website.

Park & Ride sites

NET also operate 7 park and ride sites on the edge of the city and further out – with 5,000 free parking spaces and regular trams into the city, you'll find shopping or socialising a breeze.

Find out more on the NET Park & Ride website.

NCP car parks

We’re passionate about parking services. As the UK’s number one car park operator we have a huge estate, spanning the whole of the United Kingdom – giving our customers a fantastic amount of choice when it comes to finding their parking solution.

Our colleagues are professional and helpful, they really care about delivering great customer service, we are also socially and ethically responsible and since 2010 we have secured 100% of our electricity from green sources.

Find out more about NCP carparks in Nottingham.

Parking in Nottingham

Do you have a big shopping trip planned, or need to bring the car into Nottingham? Parking in the city is easy. There are plenty of spaces at multi-storey and surface car parks, along with on-street and cashless zones around the city centre.

Find out more about parking in Nottingham.

Lime e-bikes

Lime – the world’s largest shared electric vehicle company – has landed in Nottingham, in partnership with Nottingham City Council. Users can pick up and return Lime e-bikes from a network of designated e-bike-hire bays across the city.

Find out more about Lime bikes here.

Download our app to plan your trip into Nottingham

We’ve created the It’s in Nottingham app which is loaded with the latest shops, restaurants, bars, venues and events across the city centre - plus Google maps to help you get around easily.

Whether you're a music fan, a foodie, looking for a great night out or things to do: our app will point you in the right direction and help you enjoy your time in our city.

Download it free today on Apple or Android and start exploring Nottingham!

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