When getting to and around Nottingham there are many options available, see below to find out more.

Driving Into Nottingham

Take advantage of Nottingham City Council’s Park & Ride scheme and leave your car in one of 7 sites around the city, including the Forest Recreation Ground just off the A610. Parking is free when you pay your bus or tram fare.

There are also lots of car parks in the city centre including:

Trinity Square car park and Q-Park – both situated close to the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University

Mount Street near Nottingham Playhouse

Lace Market car park near Nottingham Contemporary and Broadway Cinema

Lakeside Arts Centre has a dedicated car park. Access is via North or West entrances

New Art Exchange has on street parking nearby and is located close to the Forest Fields Park & Ride site.

On The Bus

Bringing the family? NCT’s Grouprider ticket means that up to 5 people (with a minimum of 1 adult) can travel all day for £4.50 on weekends. Buy your ticket on the bus.

On The Tram

You can buy a return tram ticket to your Neat16 events for only £2! Buy from the ticket machines on the day of the event or pre-purchase at the time of booking. Simply show both your tram ticket and valid event ticket when requested. Available for events at: Theatre Royal, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham Contemporary, and Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

On The Train

With many of the festival venues located within walking distance of each other in the city centre it is well worth considering visiting neat16 on the train and walking to the different venues. The train station is a 5-10 minute walk into the city centre or a even shorter taxi ride.

Nottingham City Transport 

Travel all day on any tram, bus or train in the Greater Nottingham City area for only £4.50. Buy on the day of travel from the tram machines, a bus driver or train conductor.

On Bicycle/Foot

There are lots of spaces for bike parking around the city, so why not cycle in? You can leave your bike securely parked at several of the venues or at a nearby cycle parking station.

Many of the venues are also easily accessible via foot, and several are in walking distance of each other. See the Google map on the right hand side to locate each venue.

The Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall also have deals with select partners on travel offers that you can make use of when attending one of their events. This includes taxis, parking, tram and buses. Find out more information here.