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There are plenty of ways to reach Nottingham no matter where you've entered the UK from. 

Please take some time to look at your options and decide on the best one for you. Find out about your different transport options below.

This page was last updated on 09 February 2024 at 10:13 (GMT)


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Taxi connections

Taxi transfers are available from our trusted local taxi firm DG Cars, who provide a private hire service from airports across the UK to your accommodation.

If you would like to book a private transfer, please book this direct with DG Cars on +44 (0)115 911 1444 or by email at You'll need to tell them the number of passengers, how much luggage you have, your flight number and a contact number or email address.

You will need to pre-book and pre-pay for this service. You will be met at your arrival terminal by the driver with a name board for you.

Make a booking with DG Cars


Transport connections

The estimated journey times below are provided for guidance only, and may vary depending on the travel route and time of day. Please visit the operator websites for full details of travel connections, times, fares and bookings.

Major UK cities and airports


Approximate journey time

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Central London

4 hours by coach (from Victoria Coach Station)
or 2 hours by train (from St Pancras International)

Transport for London

London Heathrow (LHR)

2 hours by train or 3 hours by coach

Heathrow Airport

London Gatwick (LGW)

3 hours by train or 5 hours by coach

Gatwick Airport

Stansted Airport (STN)

3 hours by train or 5 hours by coach

Stansted Airport

Luton Airport (LTN)

2 hours by train or 3 hours by coach

Luton Airport

Birmingham Airport (BHX)

2 hours by train or 2 hours by coach

Birmingham Airport

Manchester Airport (MAN)

3 hours by train or 5 hours by coach

Manchester Airport

East Midlands Airport

45 minutes by the Nottingham Skylink bus
arriving at University Park Campus or Nottingham city centre

East Midlands Airport




University Park

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