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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train CrossCountry  •  1 h 51 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 Sheffield

$14 - $58

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 28 min

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

$10 - $15

4 alternative options

Bus, train East Midlands Trains  •  2 h 30 min

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

$15 - $37

Taxi  •  53 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham 48.4 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  53 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham 48.4 miles

$10 - $15

Towncar  •  53 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Rotherham 48.4 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 53 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Rotherham is 42 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and arriving at Rotherham Town Centre, Main Street (Outside Halfords) via Sheffield Centre, AG5 (Crucible and Lyceum Theatres). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham.
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  • Distance: 42 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

National Express operates a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 2 h.

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
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$28 - $45
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Derby to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Long Eaton to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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
National Express
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
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
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rotherham
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
Jayride
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Rotherham
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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