There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by bus, train 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

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Derby National Express

$17 - $23

4 alternative options

Train, bus via Crewe  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$58 - $124

Train, bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  3. Take the bus from Nottingham, Canal Street (BT building) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$42 - $90

Train, bus High Peak  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...

$30 - $40

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 128.6 miles

$27 - $40

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

National Express operates a bus from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) twice a week. Tickets cost $13 - $18 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
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
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Canal Street (BT building) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

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

The distance between Blackpool and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 159 km. The road distance is 206 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £12 - £17 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £19 - £29.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.