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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 58 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 Cheltenham Spa

$53 - $84

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Leicester to Cheltenham National Express

$15 - $21

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Cheltenham 91.4 miles

$19 - $29

Towncar  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Cheltenham 91.4 miles

$190 - $270

Questions & Answers

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Cheltenham is 115 km. The road distance is 146 km.

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Cheltenham is to bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 4 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Cheltenham is to drive which takes 1 h 32 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Cheltenham. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) and arriving at Cheltenham via Leicester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Cheltenham, including transfers.

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Cheltenham via St Margaret's Bus Station and Leicester in around 4 h 45 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
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Cheltenham
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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