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There are 7 ways to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus via Derby, Railway Station  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park Skylink Leicester Derby

$41 - $97

Cheapest option

Bus via Coventry, Sainsbury's  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station 48
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building Skylink Leicester Derby

$4 - $5

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Bus National Express  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park Skylink Leicester Derby / ...

$22 - $33

Train, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
  3. Take the bus from Sawley, The Bell to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building

$40 - $101

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 37.6 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 37.6 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Birmingham Airport to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 37.6 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £3 - £4 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Birmingham Airport and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 31 miles. The road distance is 37.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £30 - £75.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Birmingham Airport station.

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Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 38 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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Map of how to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 31 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 56 min

What companies run services between Birmingham Airport (BHX), England and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

You can take a bus from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$22 - $35
Train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$2 - $4
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
First Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Airport to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to East Midlands Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Sawley, The Bell to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Coventry, Sainsbury's to Haymarket Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
TOA Taxis
Phone
+44 121 427 8888
Website
toataxis.co.uk
Birmingham Taxis
Phone
+44 121 775 0017
Website
taxisbirmingham.co.uk
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Taxis 4 U
Phone
+44 1926 487920
Golden Line Taxis
Phone
+44 1926 777 777
Website
goldenlinetaxiswarwick.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Birmingham Airport to East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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