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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

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 CreweEast Midlands Railway19:197ALate
to WorksopEast Midlands Railway19:251BOn time
to LincolnEast Midlands Railway19:351BOn time
to Birmingham New StreetCrossCountry19:357AOn time
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway19:454ALate
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway19:187ALate
from London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway19:206Late
from SkegnessEast Midlands Railway19:212On time
from Mansfield WoodhouseEast Midlands Railway19:233COn time
from MatlockEast Midlands Railway19:305BLate
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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