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How To Find Us

We are located in the heart of Nottingham, easily accessible by train, tram and bus and close to a number of city centre car parks.

We've teamed up with our local travel operators to save you money with our Pay-in-Advance Royal Travel scheme, see below for details.

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Passenger Drop Off

There is a passenger drop off area for both venues on South Sherwood Street, NG1 4BY, outside the Royal Concert Hall.


Follow signs for the city centre and the 'Royal Zone' for public car parks; click on the map on the right. The nearest car park is Q-Park.
If you have a Blue Badge please visit our Access page for details on where to park.
For maps and information about on-street parking, off-street car parks, park and ride and the blue badge scheme please visit Parking In Nottingham

By Tram

The Royal Centre tram stop is directly outside the venue and trams run until midnight. There are five free Park and Ride sites along the route. Visit or call 0115 942 7777 for full details of the tram route.

By Bus

For bus times visit for trentbarton buses throughout the County or for Nottingham City Transport (NCT). Alternative bus routes can be found at Traveline visit

By Rail

Nottingham Station is a 15 minute walk or a short taxi ride from the venue. You can also hop on the tram at Station Street for a 5 minute journey to the Royal Centre stop. Visit for train times and fares.

By Taxi

Our preferred taxi partner is DG Cars. To book a taxi call 0115 9500 500 or call them for free from one of the phones in Theatre Royal bar or Royal Concert Hall foyer.

Save money and buy your travel ticket in advance with our Royal Travel scheme - we've teamed up with local operators to offer some fantastic travel fares!

Parking - £5 for 5 hours (usual price £8)

Special rate with Q-Park, off Talbot Street NG1 5GG, buy your Parking Voucher in advance here*

To validate your parking ticket, visit the Q-Park entrance office at the start or end of your visit and show the attendant your parking voucher, performance ticket for the date of parking and your chip coin.

Tram - £2 return travel (usual price £3.50)

Buy a £2 return Travel Voucher in advance here*

Valid on all tram routes until midnight. You will need to present your £2 Travel Voucher with a valid performance ticket for the date of travel to the revenue inspectors when travelling.

Bus - £2 for city journeys with trentbarton, and £5 for other trentbarton routes

Buy your trentbarton £2 ZigZag Play City or £5 ZigZag Play Travel Voucher for all day travel here*

A £2 Travel Voucher can be used for all day travel on trentbarton City Routes and a £5 Travel Voucher for all other trentbarton routes. You will need to present your £2 or £5 Travel Voucher with a performance ticket for date of travel to the driver who will exchange the voucher for a Zigzag Play City/ZigZag Play day ticket.

pdf icon trentbarton Zigzag Play City Ticket Zones [421kb]
pdf icon trentbarton Zigzag Play Day Ticket Zones [449kb]

Bus - £2 for city journeys with NCT

Buy your all day NCT £2 Travel Voucher here*

Valid for all day travel on Nottingham City Transport buses within the Greater Nottingham City Area (valid on the '100' as far as Carlton le Willows School and the '1' as far as Clifton Pastures only) until midnight. You will need to present your £2 Travel Voucher with a performance ticket for date of travel to the driver.

*When you click through to purchase your Royal Travel Voucher the month in which you are purchasing will be displayed, however the voucher you receive does not have an expiry date and can be used at any time.