Transportation Logistics

To assist attendees with travel arrangements, on the morning of Tuesday 6th December we will facilitate collection points at Nottingham East Midlands Airport, Derby Train Station and the 6 designated hotels. Assistance will be available at these locations. The coach will then transport delegates directly to the Conference Venue at Rolls-Royce.

Delegates arriving on Monday 5th December please note that no transportation will be provided.

The nearest airport to Rolls-Royce Derby is Nottingham East Midlands which is around a 15-20 minute taxi/coach journey away.

For information on Nottingham East Midlands Airport please see:
Nottingham East Midlands

If you arrive at East Midlands Airport on Monday 5th December, Checker Cars are the taxi company operating at the airport and can be contacted on +44 1332 814000 or To avoid any delays, we recommend that you pre-book prior to arrival.

Or, if you are travelling on Monday 5th December to Derby Train Station you will find the taxi rank outside the station with taxis available to transport you to your hotel. Those delegates with accommodation at the Best Western Midland Hotel and European Hotel should be aware that these hotels are only a 10minute walk from Derby Train Station. The remaining hotels (Thistle, Hilton, Novotel and Holiday Inn) will be a 20 minute taxi journey.


Birmingham International Airport is also close by and takes about 1-1½ hours journey by train to Derby and involves one change at Birmingham Central Station.

For information on Birmingham International Airport please see:
Birmingham International Airport


And for train times etc please see:


Transportation will also be arranged for:

    Conference venue to Hotels on the Tuesday evening
    Hotels to Conference Venue on the Wednesday morning
    Conference Venue to industrial site visits (all within a 30 minute journey)
    Industrial locations to Conference Venue
    Conference venue to Nottingham East Midlands Airport on Wednesday afternoon
    Conference venue to Derby Train Station on Wednesday afternoon