East Midlands Airport Directions

East Midlands by Car - Directions

If you are arriving by car, you'll need to use the postcode DE74 2SA. This may differ if you choose to park in one of the Long Stay car parks, so just keep an eye out for that!

East Midlands Airport is in the centre of the country, surrounded by the cities of Nottingham, Derby and Leicester. The airport is easily accessible from all parts of the UK, either by road or by public transport.

Take Junction 23a or 24 from the M1 and the airport is clearly signposted. If travelling on the M42, continue until it turns into the A42 and follow airport signs.

Map of East Midlands Airport and the surrounding area

Use our map below to view the airport and its surroundings; use the zoom function to view the surrounding roads and areas to get a better idea of how close you are to the airport.

Distances by miles when driving from:

For a quick overview of how far you may need to travel to reach the airport, below are a few of the most popular surrounding areas to give you an idea of how long your journey might take;

Derby 12 Long Eaton 8 Beeston 13
East Bridgford 26 Leicester 20 Nottingham 16
Loughborough 9 Stafford 42 Burton on Trent 20

Dropping off or picking up passengers?

Visit our parking page for more information on where to park for free and where it'll cost you.