Travelling by train to the Lakeside Arts Centre is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Lakeside Arts Centre is Beeston, which is served by CrossCountry and East Midlands Railway services throughout the day. It's 35 minutes to the Lakeside Arts Centre on foot. Leave the station and walk along Station Road to the junction with Queens Road. Continue along Queens Road until you reach the junction with University Boulevard and turn right here and continue until you reach East Drive. Turn left here and you'll find Lakeside Arts Centre a little way up on your left-hand side.

Alternatively, you can catch a tram to Lakeside Arts Centre, keep on Station Road at the junction with Queens Road and head for the Beeston Centre Tram Stop. Services are every ten minutes and the tram stop for the University of Nottingham is right outside the campus.

The Lakeside Arts Centre is a university-run museum and arts centre hosting music, dance, theatre, exhibitions and workshops throughout the year that is suitable for all ages.

Visit the Lakeside Arts Centre website for opening information.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: Sunday opening times - Spring
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:10 - 19:45
Saturday 06:10 - 19:45
Sunday 14:00 - 21:00
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities


Baby changeUnavailable
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 spaces23
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£174.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces34
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes

Within station car park, opposite station building

Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

Step free access to all areas of the station, however,ÿthe step free route between ticket office and platform 2 is approx 500 metres long.

There are no lifts available and if you are unable to use the bridge whilst travelling southbound (towards Derby or Leicester), please travel to Long Eaton and catch a train northbound (towards Nottingham) to Beeston.

For customers that are unable to use the footbridge ie wheelchair customers - please contact East Midlands Trainsÿsoÿtaxi arrangements can be made: 08457 125 678, and selectÿoption 3 - Assisted Travel

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Taxi number displayed on IUP.

Departures and arrivals from Beeston

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LeicesterEast Midlands Railway10:46Late
to NottinghamEast Midlands Railway10:471Late
to Newark CastleEast Midlands Railway10:49On time
to NottinghamCrossCountry10:571On time
to Cardiff CentralCrossCountry11:13On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Grimsby TownEast Midlands Railway10:45Late
from London St Pancras InternationalEast Midlands Railway10:461Late
from CreweEast Midlands Railway10:48On time
from Cardiff CentralCrossCountry10:561On time
from NottinghamCrossCountry11:13On time

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