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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:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays05:00 - 22:00
Saturday 05:00 - 22:00
Sunday 07:15 - 22:20
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Lost PropertyAvailable
Lost Property phone number03457 125 678
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Coffee shop
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Car parking spaces512
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£303.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces94
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Alongside station entrance and in secure cycle compound

Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Lifts to platforms from station front. Wheelchairs available.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Taxi number displayed on useful information poster at station.

Opening Hours
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:00 - 13:00


Between Platform 4/5

Tickets Accepted

All First Class ticket holders


All First Class ticket holders


Complimentary tea and coffee & newspapers





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 WorksopEast Midlands Railway17:271BLate
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway17:334AOn time
to SkegnessEast Midlands Railway17:442On time
to London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway17:457On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetEast Midlands Railway17:476BOn time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Liverpool Lime StreetEast Midlands Railway17:273BOn time
from LincolnEast Midlands Railway17:304ALate
from NorwichEast Midlands Railway17:356BOn time
from MatlockEast Midlands Railway17:401BOn time
from WorksopEast Midlands Railway17:463AOn time
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