East Midlands Transport - Rail, Coach and Bus
East Midlands is easily accessible 24 hours a day from anywhere in the UK by public and private transport. Served by National Express coaches direct to the terminal door, trains and by a network of taxi and bus services. There are also various motorways and major roads leading to East Midlands if you prefer to drive yourself.
You can often make big savings when you research which method of travel you would like to use and book your tickets online. Transport providers will cut prices to those who book early, so it is definitely worth sorting out all transport to and from East Midlands Airport in advance and saves a lot of hassle too!
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East Midlands by Car
Travelling to East Midlands by car is a great option for most people. If you have your own car there are plenty of cheap airport parking options to choose from. If you have an early morning flight or would rather be closer to the airport the day before your flight the most hassle free option is to book an airport hotel.
East Midlands Airport is easily accessible by car from the M1 which is connected to the M25 motorway and other major roads, so to the whole country.
You can find out much more about directions, and view interactive transportation and terminal maps by visiting our East Midlands Maps & Directions page.
East Midlands Airport by Coach
National Express Airport service 240 offers direct connections daily to and from Nottingham East Midlands Airport to Bradford, Leeds, Sheffield, Chesterfield. Luton, East Midlands and Gatwick, allowing onward connections throughout the UK.
With so many coaches, and great rates National Express is one of the most cost effective ways of getting to and from East Midlands airport.
East Midlands Airport by Taxi
Taxis are a great, hassle-free and convenient way to get to the airport. There are over 400 taxi companies serving East Midlands airport and the surrounding areas, many of which specialise in airport taxis and can offer great rates.
Find cheap airport taxis near you by checking out our East Midlands airport Taxi Listings.
The listings include contact details and a description of each company's services to help you book a taxi to suit your needs.
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East Midlands Airport by Train
Loughborough, Long Eaton, Nottingham and Derby stations are all located a short bus or taxi ride from the airport. All stations are served by the main InterCity trains which are operated by Midland Mainline and Central Trains.
There are regular buses to all stations.
Train times, cheapest fare finders and discounts on UK attractions can be found from thetrainline.com. Booking in advance can save you up to 43% as opposed to booking at the train station, so it's worth getting your tickets sorted online today!
East Midlands by Bus
Bus services to and from East Midlands Airport include Air-Line shuttle providing a direct link between the Airport and Loughborough and Derby railway and bus stations; Rainbow 5 linking Nottingham to Loughborough, via airport and Skylink, a frequent service running half hourly from Nottingham City Centre to the Airport, calling at the Train Station, Clifton and then direct to the Airport.
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