Racecourse Park & Ride

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

Use NG2 4BE in your Sat Nav to find the Site.

  • Buses numbered Red 44
  • A fleet of low emission bio-gas double deck buses
  • Every 10 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes
  • Convenient City Centre stops at Victoria Centre and King Street (for Old Market Square)
  • New service 50 available for links to Maid Marian Way and Broadmarsh
  • 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

Racecourse Park & Ride has Park Mark approval, meeting national standards for UK car parks, with CCTV, lighting and staff patrols. Electrical vehicle charging points are also available on site.


Summary timetable for buses between Racecourse Park & Ride Site and the City on Red 44:


Mondays to Fridays


From Racecourse Park and Ride Site

06:14, 06:43, 06:58, 07:11, 07:26, 07:37 then every 8-10 minutes until 18:24

06:15, 06:45, 07:15, 07:30, 07:45, 08:00, 08:13, 08:28, 08:43, 08:58, 09:13, 09:25 then every 10 minutes until 18:25

From City Centre (King Street)


07:02, 07:17, 07:32, 07:47 then every 8-10 minutes until 18:25 then every 15 minutes until 19:40, 20:00

07:02 then every 15 minutes until 09:32, 09:45 then every 10 minutes until 18:25 then every 15 minutes until 19:40, 20:00

View Grey 50 timetable for links to/from Broadmarsh

Route Map

Red 44 operates to and from the City Centre, with convenient stops near Victoria Centre and on King Street, which is a short walk away from the Old Market Square.

Grey 50 operates around the City Centre, with stops on Maid Marian Way, Broadmarsh and Canal Street.

Racecourse Park and Ride Map

Park & Ride Pricing

Day return to the City Centre on the 44 and/or 50: £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 44, Grey 50 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 44 you can also use the full range of NCT tickets, including all day tickets and Grouprider. Robin Hood Season tickets can also be used.