Queens Drive Park & Ride

Nottingham City Transport operate the Queens Drive Park & Ride service into the City Centre.

Use NG2 1AP in your Sat Nav to find the Site.

  • Buses numbered Navy 49
  • A fleet of low emission bio-gas double deck buses
  • Every 15-20 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes
  • More convenient City Centre stops, including Lace Market, Victoria Centre (George Street), Elite and Old Market Square
  • Only £6 per car (exact fare needed) or pay with contactless
  • Better value fares for regular travellers and commuters with Easyrider
  • Older persons and disabled concessionary passes valid after 09:30 weekdays and all day Saturdays

Queens Drive Park & Ride has Park Mark approval, meeting national standards for UK car parks, with CCTV, lighting and staff patrols.


Summary timetable for buses between Queens Drive Park & Ride Site and the City:

Buses run generally every 15-20 minutes


Mondays to Fridays


From Queens Drive Park and Ride Site

06:37, 06:52, 07:05, 07:20, 07:35, 07:50, 08:05, 08:19, 08:37, 08:57, 09:17, 09:38 then every 20 minutes until 15:38, 15:57, 16:14

06:58 then every 20 minutes until 18:38

From City Centre (use buses showing 49 or 49B)

Times shown from George Street.

Add 7 minutes for Angel Row and 9 minutes for Broadmarsh

09:13 then every 20 minutes until 15:53, 16:17 then approx. every 15 minutes until 18:09, 18:42, 19:12

06:33, 07:11, 07:31, 07:51, 08:33 then every 20 minutes until 18:53


Route Map for the 49

Park & Ride Pricing

Day return to the City Centre: £6 per car (up to 5 people). 

Buy on the bus with cash (exact fare needed), contactless or buy before you board using the NCTX Buses app.

Concessionary cards valid after 09:30 weekdays and all day at the weekend

Regular Commuter and Travellers…

If you use the Park & Ride on a regular basis, our Easyrider smart cards offer great value, discounted travel. Use them for unlimited journeys on Park & Ride 49 and every NCT bus in Nottingham.

Buy from our Travel Centre, then top up online or by telephone.

Easyrider Everyday CardEasyrider Everyday – for people travelling on 4 or more days per week

  • Week £22.00
  • Month £70.00
  • Annual £643.50

Anyday CardEasyrider Anyday – for people travelling 2 or 3 days per week

  • 5 days - £21.85
  • 10 days - £41.50
  • 20 days - £78.60

On Park & Ride 49 you can also use the full range of NCT tickets, including all day tickets and Grouprider. Robin Hood Season tickets can also be used.