There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train CrossCountry  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the train from Derby to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnsley

$26 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus, line 2 bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street National Express
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Sheffield Centre, FS3 (Adj Mecca Bingo) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout) 2

$15 - $18

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Bus, train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
  2. Take the train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Barnsley

$29 - $42

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange 240
  2. Take the bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange X17

$16 - $19

Drive  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley 61.4 miles

$13 - $19

Towncar  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Barnsley 61.4 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and arriving at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Barnsley is 51 miles. The road distance is 61.4 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs £20 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 7 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) station.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley bus services, operated by Stagecoach Yorkshire, arrive at Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Barnsley via Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange in around 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trentbarton.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 East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from East Midlands Airport to Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Yorkshire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, Sheffield Interchange to Barnsley Town Centre, Barnsley Interchange
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sheffield Centre, FS3 (Adj Mecca Bingo) to Barnsley Town Centre, West Way (Alhambra Roundabout)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Barnsley
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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