There are 8 ways to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by plane, bus, train, car ferry, bus and ferry or car

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

Fly Belfast City to East Midlands  •  2 h 13 min

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

$44 - $265

Cheapest option

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

$34 - $262

6 alternative options

Fly Belfast City to Birmingham, train, bus  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX) BHD - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$80 - $285

Fly Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham, train, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Belfast (Aldergrove) (BFS) to Birmingham (BHX) BFS - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$83 - $310

Car ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
  3. Take the train from Carlisle to Crewe
  4. Take the train from Crewe to Derby

$161 - $245

Car ferry, train  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Take the train from Stranraer to Glasgow Central
  3. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
  4. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton

$297 - $447

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham 871
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham to Leicester

$51 - $69

Car ferry, drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
  2. Drive from Cairnryan to East Midlands Airport (EMA)

$107 - $137

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 Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Belfast City to Birmingham via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Belfast (Aldergrove) to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
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 Derby
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $40
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Carlisle to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $85
Anytime Day Single
$90 - $140
Train from Glasgow Central to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$110 - $170
Anytime Day Single
$180 - $290
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
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $40
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Bus from Belfast, Europa Bus Centre to The Gresham Hotel
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
aircoach.ie
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cairnryan to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus and ferry from Dublin to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Leicester
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Belfast to Cairnryan
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$43
Small Car
$182

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The distance between Belfast and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 361 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The cheapest way to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus and fly which costs £24 - £190 and takes 4 h 50 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The quickest way to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to fly which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £30 - £190.

Is there a direct bus between Belfast and East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

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, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) via Dublin, Birmingham and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 21 min.

How long does it take to get from Belfast to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

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