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Nottingham train station sits in the heart of Nottingham city centre, beside Nottingham canal, and is just a 10-minute walk away from the famous Nottingham Castle that overlooks the city. The Lace Market quarter, full shops, bars and restored 19th-century industrial buildings are also within walking distance.

Known as Nottingham City and for rather longer as Nottingham Midland, Nottingham station is today the main railway station of Nottingham. It's also a nodal point on the city's tram system, with a tram stop that was originally called Station Street but is now known as Nottingham Station.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
  • Monday to Friday open from 05:00:00 until 22:00:00
  • Saturday open from 05:00:00 until 22:00:00
  • Sunday open from 07:15:00 until 22:20:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThe staff is available at all times.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03457 125678
Lost Property Websitehttps://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
Telephone typesCards and coins
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Cafes and vending machines.
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
This is a category A access station. There are lifts available to all platforms and there is level and ramp access to the concourse and ticket office/machines.
Toilets notesThe toilets are located on the Southern Concourse, Platform 1/3 and Platform 5/6. The National key toilets are located on the Southern Concourse, Platform 1/3 and Platform 5/6; these toilets are operated by a radar key.
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Passenger Assistance meeting point is located in the concourse or at the ticket gates.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces512
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces140
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Cycle hub located on ground floor of multi-storey car park on Queens Road. Additional stands in secure compound adjacent to Platform 1 on Station Road.
Cycle storage notesCompound
Step-free accessStep free access is available throughout the whole station.
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Nottingham station is a major station with taxis usually available on a rank. Advance booking is not normally necessary or even possible, unless arriving early in the morning or late at night. Operators who may accept bookings include:

Opening Hours
  • Monday to Friday open from 06:00:00 until 13:00:00
Located Between Platform 4/5 Tickets Accepted All First Class ticket holders Facilities All First Class ticket holders Refreshments Complimentary tea and coffee & newspapers Wi-Fi Yes Showers No

Trains to Nottingham station

Nottingham train station is served by East Midlands Railway, CrossCountry and Northern trains.

Frequent EMR services connect Nottingham to London St Pancras, Liverpool Lime Street, Skegness, Leicester, Norwich, Mansfield Woodhouse and Lincoln, while CrossCountry trains run from Birmingham to Nottingham and from Cardiff to Nottingham. Finally, Northern Rail covers the route from Leeds to Nottingham.

Nottingham train station arrivals and departures

Want to know when your next train from/to Nottingham station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Nottingham railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Nottingham.

Nottingham train station has two island platforms and a single side platform, with a total of seven numbered platform faces.

You can access the station via Carrington Street. Ticket offices, shops and refreshments are available in the main concourse, while platforms are on a lower level, and are accessible by both stairs and lift. The shorter platform 2, used for trains to Skegness, is located at the far end of platforms 1 and 3.

Bus services Citylink C1, 90, 90A and L1 stop directly outside the station, and trams stop around the corner on Station Street.

Nottingham train station parking

Nottingham station has its own multi-storey car park, with over 500 spaces available for short or long stays, as well as a quick 30-minute stop. The entrance is on Queen's Road.

Step-free access is available not only at the car park but throughout the station.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Nottingham train station open?

Nottingham train station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The railway station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Nottingham train station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Nottingham station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Nottingham station.

How far is Nottingham train station from the city centre?

Nottingham railway station is about 14 minutes away from the city centre on foot, and 10 minutes away by tram and bus. If you prefer travelling by public transport, you can find a bus stop and a tram stop right outside the station.

Are dogs allowed at Nottingham train station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Nottingham station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

Departures and arrivals from Nottingham

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Nottingham station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LincolnEast Midlands Railway23:481AOn time
to LincolnNorthern04:50Scheduled
to LincolnEast Midlands Railway05:005AOn time
to LincolnEast Midlands Railway05:093BScheduled
to LincolnEast Midlands Railway05:132Scheduled
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Birmingham New StreetEast Midlands Railway23:346AOn time
from Birmingham New StreetEast Midlands Railway23:484On time
from Birmingham New StreetEast Midlands Railway00:084Late
from Birmingham New StreetEast Midlands Railway00:136BOn time
from Birmingham New StreetCrossCountry00:18Scheduled
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