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

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Bus, train  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Nottingham Railway Station skylink Clifton
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Sleaford

$23 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 8 bus, line 27 bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) to Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) 8
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station 8
  3. Take the line 27 bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Sleaford, Rail Station 27

$8 - $13

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford 53.7 miles

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford station. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and arriving at Sleaford, Rail Station via Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate), Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) and Grantham, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Sleaford is 40 miles. The road distance is 53.7 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford bus services, operated by Centrebus, depart from Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) station.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford bus services, operated by Centrebus, arrive at Sleaford, Rail Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford is 54 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Sleaford. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford.
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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford via Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate), Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate), Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park), and Grantham, Bus Station in around 3 h 24 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Sleaford
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Nottingham Railway Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) to Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Sleaford, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centrebus.info

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