There are 4 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford by bus, train or car

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 30 min

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

$23 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus, line 8 bus, line 27 bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Loughborough, Lemyngton Street (Church Gate)
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) to Melton Mowbray, King Street 8
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Grantham, Bus Station 8
  4. Take the line 27 bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Sleaford, Rail Station 27

$10 - $16

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Sleaford

$26 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 2 min

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

$11 - $17

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford is to bus and line 8 bus and line 27 bus which costs £7 - £12 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 2 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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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford, including transfers.

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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 38 min.

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Sleaford hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, 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, King Street, Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park), and Grantham, Bus Station in around 3 h 38 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
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.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, King Street
Ave. Duration
42 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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Sleaford, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centrebus.info

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