Queen's Drive Park and Ride

Location information, opening times, parking security and facilities.

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The Citylink 1 bus service operates from the Queen's Drive Park and Ride site every 10 minutes throughout the day, Monday to Saturday. It costs £3 per car load (up to 6 people).

From Queen's Drive you can travel to:

View the timetable and a map of the route.

Site Location 

Queen's Drive is located just off the A52 on the south-side of Nottingham.  The Sat Nav postcode is: NG2 1AP. 

There's a height restriction on site at 2.1 meters, but this can be raised by calling the on-site staff on 07944 555 429 or asking them on-site when you arrive.

Site Opening Hours

  • Monday to Saturday 6am - 8.30pm
  • Sundays and Bank Holidays Mondays - Closed

Who do I call if my car gets locked in after hours?

The operator of the bus service NCT can be contacted after hours if you need to get your car out. The phone number is (0115) 9766 708, however there is a call out charge of £25.


Queens Drive has 1066 lit parking spaces, patrolled regularly by on-site security staff and viewed by CCTV to make this a Gold award site for safe parking.  The site is fully accessible for wheelchairs and buggies.  It boasts:

  • Disabled spaces located near to the bus stop
  • Easy access onto and off the buses along the full route
  • Raised kerbs at the bus stop
  • Kneeling low floor buses which also have ramps
  • Accessible toilets

There's also a recycle hub on site for paper, glass and clothes. 

Can I park overnight?

The park and ride sites in Nottingham are all intended for daily use only.  We cannot give you permission to park overnight in any of the sites and if you leave your car at anytime of the day or night, you do so at your own risk.

Queens Drive Park and Ride is locked at night and any vehicles requiring release out of hours are subject to a release fee.  The tram park and ride sites do not lock the gates at night, however they reserve the right to do so if deemed necessary.

Park & Bike

Queen's Drive site offers the option to Park & Bike, encouraging commuters to get fit and healthy and take advantage of the beautiful surroundings of the site.  Drive your car to Queen's Drive with your bike, pay the on-site staff £1 for a Park and Bike ticket for your car and cycle along the off road cycle path to Nottingham City Centre or to a destination nearby.

Free Car Care Scheme

Have peace of mind when you leave your car with us by using our free car care scheme. Our park and ride sites are patrolled by park and ride attendants, are monitored by CCTV and have been awarded the Park Mark Safer Parking Award for safety and security.

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