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Arriving at City Ground by Public Transport

Train

Nottingham railway station has regular rail services from London, Birmingham, Derby, Leicester, Newark, Grantham, Worksop, Sheffield and Peterborough. The station itself is roughly a 20-minute walk or ten-minute bus ride from The City Ground.

Bus

The City Ground is serviced by a number of frequent services from across the Nottingham, with the Numbers 5-11 services likeliest to pick-up/drop closest to The City Ground in any direction. For further information on your bus options, please visit nctx to see which services suit your needs best.

Arriving at City Ground by Car

The City Ground can be accessed quickly and easily from junctions 24 and 26 of the M1, depending on which direction you’re departing from. Just remember to set your SatNav to NG2 5FJ.

From the north, leave the M1 at junction 26 and follow signs for Nottingham via the A610 Nuthall Road until you meet the A6514 at Western Boulevard. Turn right and follow the A6514 (‘the ring road south’) and join Middleton Boulevard, which becomes Clifton Boulevard after the Queens Medical Centre.

North

Turn right for Riverside P&R if you are heading for the Embankment, or Riverside Way Park & Ride, and follow signs for matchday parking. Continue around the ring road, carrying straight on at the Nottingham Knight Island and the Wheatcroft Island until you reach the Gamston Island. Take the first exit left onto the A6011 (‘Radcliffe Road’) and continue along the A6011 following the road as it bends to the right and continue over Lady Bay Bridge.

South

From the south, leave the M1 at junction 24 and follow the signs to join the A453 towards Nottingham and after passing through Clifton, continue on the A453 following signs for football and cricket traffic. Join the A52 eastbound towards Grantham and carry straight on at the Nottingham Knight Island and the Wheatcroft Island until you reach the Gamston Island. Take the first exit onto the A6011 (‘Radcliffe Road’) and continue along it, following the road as it bends to the right and continue over Lady Bay Bridge.

Capacity: 30,445

Opened: 1898

Pitch size: 105m x 71m

Stadium address: Nottingham Forest Football Club, The City Ground, Nottingham, NG2 5FJ

Phone: +44 (0) 115 982 4444

Nottingham Forest moved to The City Ground on 3 September 1898. Situated only a few hundred yards from the old Town Ground at the opposite end of Trent Bridge, it was named in celebration of Nottingham’s newly-awarded city status. 

The City Ground was chosen as one of the venues to host the European Championships in 1996. In mind of this, the Trent End, a prominent landmark by the River Trent, was rebuilt that year. It holds 7,500 fans and takes the ground’s overall capacity to 30,445.