Public transport

Hopper buses

We are one of the few universities to offer a free inter-campus bus service for both staff and students.

Services run from the main University Park Campus to:

  • Jubilee Campus
  • Sutton Bonington Campus
  • King's Meadow Campus
  • Royal Derby Hospital Centre

View timetables for
hopper buses

Hopper bus on Triumph Road, Jubilee Campus


Public buses

Through strong partnership with Nottingham City Transport, we have established the 31 and 34 public bus services that provide direct links between University campuses and Nottingham city centre. We also run joint promotions with other local bus operators and are seeing increasing numbers of people choosing to travel to our campuses by bus.

Find out more about local bus services

Nottingham tram

Nottingham Express Transit (NET) opened new tram routes in August 2015. Directly linking our campuses to Nottingham city centre, the new line to Toton serves University Park, Queen's Medical Centre and King's Meadow Campus.

View a full list of tram stops




Staff offers

We have teamed up with local transport operators to offer University staff the opportunity to purchase travel passes through salary deductions – many at discounted rates – by paying in monthly instalments.

Apply for a bus, train, tram or Robin Hood pass

Student offers

Local bus operators Nottingham City Transport (NCT)Trent BartonYour Bus and Nottingham Community Transport offer discounted rates to students, including £1 fares on many routes within Nottingham - just show the driver your University card.

Look out for great value academic year passes at Freshers' Fair, including the multi-operator Robin Hood pass. Students can use their University card as a bus pass on NCT buses – visit the NCT counter at Students’ Union Reception in the Portland Building.



Robin Hood Network

The Robin Hood card can be used all across Nottingham’s bus, tram and train network, making it simple and hassle free to get around Nottingham. There are three types of ticket:

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