There are 3 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  3 h 17 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 Crewe

$24 - $65

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester 82.6 miles

$17 - $26

Towncar  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Chester 82.6 miles

$180 - $250

Questions & Answers

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Chester is 70 miles. The road distance is 82.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester.

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There are 401+ hotels available in Chester. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester.
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  • Distance: 70 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

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

There is no direct connection from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Chester. However, you can take the bus to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station), take the walk to Derby, take the train to Crewe, then take the train to Chester. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Chester.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Chester
Estimated price
$180 - $250

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