There are 5 ways to get from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Uttoxeter to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Sawley, The Bell to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) Skylink Nottingham

$53 - $105

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) X52
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) Skylink Leicester Derby

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 36.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 36.4 miles

$7 - $12

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport 36.4 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Alton Towers Entrance and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Alton Towers Station and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 26 miles. The road distance is 36.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Notts & Derby, depart from Alton Towers Entrance station.

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Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 36 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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There are 405+ hotels available in East Midlands Airport (EMA). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Alton Towers Station, England and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

You can take a bus from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Alton Towers Entrance and Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Uttoxeter to Derby
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Single
$12 - $18
Bus operators
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 (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Alton Towers Entrance to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Alton Towers Station to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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