There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus, car or towncar

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

Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Long Eaton

$55 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham 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

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 18 min

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

$53 - $78

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 91.7 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport 91.7 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cheltenham and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 72 miles. The road distance is 91.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Cheltenham and arriving at East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 26 min.

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 4 h 26 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $60
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 - $4
Schedules at
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
National Express
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Cheltenham to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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