The local airport for Nottingham is East Midlands Airport, however the flights may not always be the cheapest/most convenient, so therefore do look at other airports. Birmingham is very convenient, as are Manchester and London Luton. Do check skyscanner for flights to the UK.
From East Midlands Airport you can take the Skylink bus service directly to just outside the campus. Buses leave from outside the Airport Arrivals hall. You can also walk to the taxi rank on the terminal forecourt and take a direct taxi to the University. The cost of a single/one way journey is approximately £20.
Both Nottingham and Beeston rail stations are a short bus or taxi ride from the campus. It is possible to buy cheap advanced tickets from National Rail. There are taxi ranks throughout the city and immediately adjacent to the main railway and bus stations. The journey to the campus takes approximately 15 minutes.
There are a number of bus services running from both stations to University Park Campus. A single fare costs £1.70, but it is advisable to have exact change as many buses do not give change. From Nottingham train station the bus stops closest to the train station are just outside Broadmarsh bus station (for Nottingham City Transport’s 34 service or Trent Barton’s Indigo services).
From Beeston train station the bus stops closest to the train station are from Beeston Centre adj Queens road, a short 5 min walk (for Trent Barton’s Indigo services), or Beeston Rylands adj Laburnum Grove (for Trent Barton 18 services). It is also possible to walk from Beeston station- it takes about 25 minutes.
Broadmarsh Bus Station is in the centre of Nottingham and a short bus ride from the campus. It is possible to buy cheap advanced tickets from National Express. There are a number of bus services running from Nottingham to University Park Campus. Please see the bus services for further information. There are taxi ranks throughout the city and immediately adjacent to the main railway and bus stations. The journey to the campus takes approximately 15 minutes.
Leave the M1 motorway at Junction 25 to join the A52 to Nottingham. Follow the A52 for approximately 4 miles, at the Toby Carvery roundabout turn right onto the A6464, turn left at the next roundabout to enter the University’s West Entrance. Visitor parking costs around £7 for the day.
Getting around campus
To find your way around campus there is a campus map. The conference will take place in Highfield House building and Hallward Library Screening Room (which are buildings 9 and 10 on the University Park campus map). The 34 bus stops at East Drive, near the Portland Building and the Indigo stops outside the West Entrance.
THERE ARE CURRENTLY TRAM WORKS WHICH MAY SLOW DOWN YOUR JOURNEY. PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME IF YOU ARE DRIVING OR TAKING THE BUS.