University Park Campus


Large map of University Park location

University Park

Please follow instructions below for how to get to University Park Campus.

Please click on the relevant links for activities based at Jubilee and Sutton Bonington campuses.



Travelling by Car

University Park Campus -
from the M1

Leave the M1 motorway at junction 25 or 26 as appropriate and follow road signs to Nottingham then the AA road signs to The University of Nottingham Open Day.

University Park Campus -
from the city centre

Follow signs to the Queen's Medical Centre, then follow directions on the AA road signs for the University entrances.

Postcode for satellite navigation

University Park Campus –



Car parking

Free open day car parking is available at various points around the campus.

Please enter University Park Campus and follow directions to the open day car parking, highlighted in yellow on the open day programme map.

Parking marshals and security staff will be able to guide you.

Once parked, you do not need to formally register. Staff and student helpers are on hand at information points to guide you in the right direction. Alternatively, please make your way directly to the open day activities.

Please be aware we receive a high volume of visitors on the open days and we therefore advise you allow plenty of time for your journey as traffic can be busy. University Boulevard is also subject to continuing road works in relation to the extension of the tram service so this could also add time to your journey.


Travelling by train

Please alight at Nottingham (NOT) train station.

Free direct shuttle bus service

You can use the free direct shuttle bus service running from Nottingham Train Station to University Park Campus between 8am-5.30pm.

There will be student helpers available to assist you when you arrive at the station.

The journey time is approximately 15 minutes, depending on the traffic. We advise you allow plenty of time for your journey as services can be very busy during peak times – 8am-10am in the morning and 2.30pm-5pm, for return travel.

It should also be noted that due to road works in the vicinity of University Park Campus (owing to the installation of a new tram line) journey's to and from the city may take significantly longer (up to 20/30 minutes).

The last bus back to Nottingham Train Station leaves University Park at 5.30pm, from the open day shuttle bus terminal on East Drive.


Travelling by plane

From East Midlands Airport (approximately 10 miles):

From East Midlands Airport you can take the Skylink Bus, which will take you to Nottingham (NOT) train station. From there, you can use the free direct shuttle bus service.

Alternatively, a taxi from the airport will cost approximately £20 (single/one way). Taxis are normally available 24 hours.

Accessible minibus for visitors with access requirements

There is an accessible minibus available to transport visitors around University Park Campus between 8.30am-4pm.

If you require this service, please call 07813 459 196 at any time on the day between 8.30am-4pm.


The Enquiry Centre

The University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Nottingham, NG7 2NR

t: +44 (0) 115 951 5559
f: +44 (0) 115 846 8062
e: undergraduate-enquiries@nottingham.ac.uk