There are 7 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull 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 6 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 Birmingham New Street

$35 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus National Express  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  3. Take the bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Solihull, Station Rd X2 / ...

$15 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 40 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 Birmingham New Street

$40 - $69

Bus via Haymarket Bus Station  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) to St Margaret's Bus Station Skylink Leicester Derby
  2. Take the bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St 48

$20 - $21

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull 41.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull 41.6 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Solihull 41.6 miles

$110 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull is to taxi which costs £150 - £180 and takes 43 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Solihull is 34 miles. The road distance is 41.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull station. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) and arriving at Solihull, Station Rd via Derby and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 6 min and costs £27 - £55.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull.
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  • Distance: 34.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 6 min

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull via Derby, Bus Station, Derby, Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, and Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$30 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Long Eaton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
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
Bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
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
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Derby to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station to Solihull, Station Rd
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Warwickshire
Phone
01604 67 60 60
Email
midlands.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Haymarket Bus Station to Coventry, Corporation St
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Solihull
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
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
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Solihull
Estimated price
$110 - $160

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