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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Bristol Temple Meads

$68 - $104

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby to Birmingham National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham to Bristol National Express

$20 - $30

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St 48
  2. Take the bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Broadmead, Cabot Circus M36

$35 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Bristol 129.7 miles

$27 - $40

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Bristol via Derby, Bus Station, Derby, and Birmingham in around 5 h 31 min.

Train operators
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Megabus UK

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Bristol is 175 km. The road distance is 208 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Bristol is to bus which costs £15 - £23 and takes 5 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Bristol is to drive which takes 2 h 9 min and costs £20 - £30.

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Bristol. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) and arriving at Bristol via Derby and Birmingham. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Bristol, including transfers.