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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  1 h 56 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, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) Skylink Leicester Derby

$22 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus via Coventry, Sainsbury's  •  4 h 19 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 (Block 113) Skylink Leicester Derby

$22 - $25

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Derby
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) Skylink Leicester Derby

$41 - $97

Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton

$40 - $101

Taxi  •  39 min

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

$180 - $220

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 drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 39 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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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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It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to get from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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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, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

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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 1 h 56 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 57 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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Birmingham New Street to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
National Express
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
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 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Birmingham Airport (BHX) to East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
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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