There are 7 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley 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 via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  2 h 19 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 Tamworth High Level

$40 - $63

Cheapest option

Bus, line 825 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Burton upon Trent, High Street X38
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station 825

$17

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road my15 / ...
  2. Take the train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level

$44 - $67

Bus, line 825 bus via Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street)  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Burton upon Trent, High Street V3
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station 825

$20

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley 37.8 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley 37.8 miles

$8 - $12

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Rugeley 37.8 miles

$120 - $170

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley via Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane), Burton upon Trent, High Street, Burton upon Trent, New Street, and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station in around 3 h 7 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $29
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 (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane) to Burton upon Trent, High Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Burton upon Trent, High Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Trent Cars Ltd
Phone
+44 115 950 5050
Website
trentcars.com
Fon-A-Car
Phone
+44 115 950 0500
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Rugeley
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley?

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Rugeley is 41 km. The road distance is 61 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley?

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley?

The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £130 - £170.

Is there a direct bus between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Rugeley?

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) and arriving at Rugeley Town Centre, Bus Station via Derby, Victoria Street (Green Lane), Burton upon Trent, New Street and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

How long does it take to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley?

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Rugeley, including transfers.