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Trains to Nottingham Station

Nottingham Station is the only mainline train station in Nottingham city centre. Nottingham Station is situated at the city's south end, to the south of Nottingham Canal. There are several landmarks on the doorstep of Nottingham Station, including Nottingham Castle, Victoria Centre, and the National Justice Museum.

Nottingham Station was the 64th busiest train station in the UK and the 22nd busiest train station outside London in 19-20, with 7.87 million entries and exits, and 0.48 million interchanges.

Nottingham Station was initially opened in 1848 as Nottingham Station with a new building opened in 1904. Nottingham Station was renamed Nottingham City Station in 1950 before reverting back to the name of Nottingham Station in 1969 which it has remained as since.

Station Area Map

Nottingham Station is located in the centre of Nottingham on Carrington Street to the south of Nottingham Canal and North of the River Trent. Stonebridge City Farm, Nottingham Racecourse, and Colwick Country Park are all within walking distance of Nottingham Train Station.

East Midlands Railway own Nottingham Train Station which has 9 platforms, 7 of these are National Rail platforms and 2 are Tram platforms. East Midlands Railway runs the majority of intercity and regional services from Nottingham Railway Station with destinations including London St. Pancras, Manchester Piccadilly, and Liverpool Lime Street. CrossCountry also runs intercity services from Nottingham Railway Station to various stations including Birmingham New Street, Cardiff Central, and Derby. The Midland Mainline runs through Nottingham Train Station from London St Pancras.

Station Details and Facilities


Nottingham station, Carrington Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom NG2 3AQ

General Information

Nottingham Station Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 05:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday 05:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 07:15 - 22:20

Ticket Buying and Collection

You can book train tickets to Nottingham with Split My Fare. You will have the option to receive e-Tickets via email or collect your tickets from the self-service ticket machines or ticket office at Nottingham Station.

Passenger Services

Left Luggage

There is no Left Luggage service available at Nottingham Station.

Lost Property

Tel: 0345 712 5678

East Midlands Railway lost property office is located at Nottingham Railway Station. They will contact the owner if they can be identified, the item will be kept for 3 months unless it is perishable.

First Class Lounge

There is a First Class lounge available for all First Class ticket holders located between Platform 4 and Platform 5. at Nottingham Station.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 06:00 - 13:00

Complimentary tea and coffee & newspapers available.

WiFi available.

There are no showers available.

Station Facilities


There is an ATM available.

Pay Phones

There are pay phones available taking card and coins.


There are shops available.

Waiting Room

There is no waiting room available.


Accessible Toilets

The National key toilets are located on the Southern Concourse, Platform 1/3 & Platform 5/6; these toilets are operated by a radar key.


Staff Help Opening Times

  • Monday to Sunday 24 hours

The passenger Assistance meeting points are located in the concourse and at the ticket gates.

Ramp for Train Access

A ramp for train access is available.

Step Free Access

Nottingham Station is a category A station for step free access. There are lifts available to all platforms and there is level and ramp access to the concourse and ticket office/machines.


Wheelchairs are available.

Toilets and Baby Changing Facilities

Toilets and baby changing facilities 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.

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday 05:00 - 22:00
  • Saturday 05:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 07:15 - 22:20

The East Midlands Railway ticket office is located in the booking hall.

There are accessible ticket machines at this station.

This office has an induction loop.

A height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station.


There is no WiFi available at this station.


Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday 24 Hours a Day
  • Saturday 24 Hours a Day
  • Sunday 24 Hours a Day

957 spaces are available.

45 accessible spaces are available.

Bicycle Facilities

Cycle hub located on the ground floor of the multi-storey car park on Queens Road.

Additional stands in a secure compound adjacent to Platform 1 on Station Road.

140 spaces available.

Cycle hub open 24 hours.  Changing facilities and toilets available.  Cycle repairs are available at Russell's Bicycle Shed.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nottingham train station called?

Nottingham train station has been called Nottingham Station since 5 May 1969 after changing its name from Nottingham City Station.

How far is Nottingham train station from the town Centre?

Nottingham train station is about 1 km and a 12-minute walk from the town centre.

Where can I drop off at Nottingham train station?

The most suitable drop off point at Nottingham Train Station is near the ramp leading from the car park to platform 6.

Where does the Robin Hood Line run from and to?

The Robin Hood Line runs from Nottingham in the south to Worksop in the North.

How many stations are there in Nottingham?

There is only one mainline train station in Nottingham.

Who owns Nottingham station?

East Midlands Railway owns and manages Nottingham Station.