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

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate) Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the train from Loughborough (Leics) to Kettering

$15 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, line 18 bus via Kettering, Police Station  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station)
  3. Take the line 18 bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station 18

$13 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus, line 18 bus  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians) X7
  3. Take the line 18 bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Kettering, Newland Centre 18

$17 - $18

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering 53.6 miles

$11 - $17

Towncar  •  55 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Kettering 53.6 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering is to bus and line 18 bus which costs £10 - £11 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) and arriving at Kettering, Newland Centre via Haymarket Bus Station and Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Kettering is 39 miles. The road distance is 53.6 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering without a car is to bus and train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £11 - £26.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering bus services, operated by Kinchbus, depart from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) station.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering bus services, operated by Stagecoach Northamptonshire, arrive at Kettering, Newland Centre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering is 54 miles. It takes approximately 55 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering.

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There are 165+ hotels available in Kettering. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering.
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  • Distance: 39.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Kettering via St Margaret's Bus Station, Haymarket Bus Station, Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians), and Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) in around 2 h 44 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Loughborough (Leics) to Kettering
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Stagecoach Northamptonshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Market Harborough, The Square (Opticians)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Kettering, Newland Centre
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station) to Kettering, Police Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Market Harborough, Market Hall (Market Hall Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Kettering
Estimated price
$130 - $190

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