Nottingham Playhouse is located on Wellington Circus, just off Derby Road near St Barnabas’ Cathedral and a 5-10 minute walk from Old Market Square.

Public Transport


We are a 5-10 minute walk from Old Market Square bus stops and a 15 minute walk from Victoria Bus Station.

Nottingham City Transport offers a wide range of travel options, such as Grouprider for families.

Nottingham City Transport have kindly given all bookers 15% off adult and group tickets using a promocode. This promocode is sent to you in your booking confirmation email. If you haven’t received the code, please email

How to claim your discount:

• Download the NCTX Buses app
• Select Mobile Tickets
• Scroll down and select NCT Partners from the list
• Select your ticket to purchase
• Follow the instructions to reach the checkout. You may need to create an account if you don’t already have one.
• Enter the promocode at the checkout prior to purchase

Mobile tickets can be purchased in advance and need to be activated prior to boarding our bus. These tickets only cover NCT buses in Nottingham.

Zigzag tickets offer savings when you travel on any Trent Barton bus after 9am.

NET Tram

Nottingham’s tram service runs every 7 to 15 minutes. The nearest tram stops are Old Market Square and Royal Centre, both a 5-10 minute walk away from us.


Our nearest railway station is Nottingham, which is a 15 minute walk away, or 5 minutes on the tram to Old Market Square. View timetables here or book your tickets below:

Travelling by Car

Please use the postcode NG1 5AL for satellite navigation.

Car Parking

There is cashless on street parking nearby, as well as in the NCP car parks nearby.

If you are parking at the NCP Mount Street or St James Street you can validate your parking by downloading the NCP app. Once you have downloaded the app, you will need to set up an account. On opening the app, enter the Promo Code which you can find in your Nottingham Playhouse order confirmation email. Full details of how to do this are on the NCP website.  Once your parking is validated, it will cost £6.95 (price subject to change). This pricing is not valid on pre-paid car parking.


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