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There are 4 ways to get from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building Skylink Leicester Derby

$60 - $88

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Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park Skylink Leicester Derby / ...

$14 - $24

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Leicester

$66 - $98

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 96.9 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £10 - £19 and takes 3 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 75 miles. The road distance is 96.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 9 min and costs £45 - £70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs £10 - £19. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £50 - £75 and takes 3 h 27 min.

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Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 97 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 39 min to drive from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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  • Distance: 75.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, CrossCountry operates a train from Cambridge to East Midlands Airport (EMA) hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
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 from Cambridge Parkside to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to East Midlands Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com

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