There are 9 ways to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by plane, bus, train, car ferry, car or bus and ferry

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Fly Belfast City to East Midlands  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to East Midlands (EMA) BHD - EMA

$44 - $265

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Bus to Dublin, fly to East Midlands  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
  2. Fly from Dublin (DUB) to East Midlands (EMA) DUB - EMA

$33 - $261

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Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton

$79 - $278

Carferry, drive  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Drive from Liverpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA)

$52 - $161

Carferry, train via Douglas, Isle of Man  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
  2. Take the carferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
  3. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$60 - $188

Carferry Stena Line, train  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham

$100 - $128

Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras X2a / ...
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby

$60 - $77

Carferry, train, bus  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the carferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Airport
  3. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  4. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station

$74 - $85

Carferry, train CrossCountry  •  15 h 16 min

  1. Take the carferry from Larne to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Derby

$222 - $411

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) via Dublin, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 54 min.

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The distance between Belfast and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 225 miles.

The best way to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to carferry and train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Bus Eireann, depart from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre station.

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The quickest flight from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Flybe offers flights from Belfast City Airport to East Midlands Airport.

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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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The best way to get from Belfast to Belfast City Airport is to line 600 shuttle which takes 8 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 225.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

What companies run services between Belfast, Northern Ireland and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

Flybe flies from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 4 times a day.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to East Midlands via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Dublin to East Midlands
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $260
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
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
Train from Glasgow Central to Derby
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $200
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$80 - $120
Anytime Single
$130 - $200
Off-Peak Single
$140 - $220
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$27 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$50 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Single
$75 - $110
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $35
Bus operators
Aircoach
Phone
+353 1 844 7118
Website
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Dublin Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus Eireann
Website
buseireann.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to Busáras
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
buseireann.ie
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 and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Ferry operators
Isle of Man Steam Packet Company
Website
steam-packet.com
Car ferry from Belfast to Douglas, Isle of Man
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$14 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Single offer
$34
Standard fare
$62
Car ferry from Douglas, Isle of Man to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
steam-packet.com
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Liverpool Birkenhead
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$40
Small Car
$224
P&O Ferries
Phone
01304 448866.
Website
poferries.com
Car ferry from Larne to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $95
Schedules at
poferries.com
Passenger Standard
$39
Passenger Flexi
$65
Standard Car
$91

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