Park and Ride
Since 2018, the University has partnered with Uno to operate a park-and-ride facility for staff, students and visitors. Located at Sixfields, Edgar Mobbs Way (NN5 5JR), only two miles from Waterside Campus, this is the primary University parking option for commuting students.
Parking is free with payment required for the park and ride bus only – operated by Uno – at a fare of £1 for a daily return for students and staff (Monday – Friday).
The Park and Ride buses provide free Wi-Fi, and run every 15 minutes to Waterside (peak term times), providing quick reliable bus travel to the University campus.
If travelling to St George’s Avenue you can utilise the park and ride service at Sixfields by taking the bus to either the rail station or Waterside and then using the free intercampus bus to St George’s Avenue (board the 20 service at Sol Central or Waterside).
Sixfields Park and Ride
Opens: All year (subject to term time changes, public holidays etc).
Location: Claret Car Park and the Saints Car Park, Edgar Mobbs Way, Sixfields, NN5 5JR.
Number of parking spaces: Approximately 1500.
Open to: University staff, students and visitors.
Cost: Park for free and ride the bus for £1 return.
Payment: Pay on bus, contactless or Uno app.
Frequency (peak time): Every 15 minutes Monday – Friday.
Route: West – East shuttle service including the rail station, town centre and Waterside. There is a route to link to St George’s Avenue that requires a change at Waterside or the rail station (Waterside or Sol Central pick up on the new 20 service (free intercampus bus) Monday – Friday).
Opening hours: 6:00am – 10:30pm, Monday – Friday (no overnight stays).
Security: Town Centre CCTV system.
Ultramodern buses: Free Wi-Fi, USB charging, and low emissions (subject to change, dependant on vehicle availability).
Real time information: See when your next bus is going to arrive.
Services will be reviewed at regular intervals and are subject to change (Accurate at time of publication: July 2019).
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