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There are 8 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford by night bus, train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Night bus, train  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the night bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Stafford

$42 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Coalville, Memorial Square to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre 29 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Cope Street 825 / ...

$9 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus, train via Derby, Railway Station  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Stafford

$42 - $77

Bus, train  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
  2. Take the train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Stafford

$42 - $81

Bus, line 841 bus  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station Swi / ...
  3. Take the line 841 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH 841

Taxi  •  53m

  1. Take a taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford 44.1 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  53m

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford 44.1 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  53m

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Stafford 44.1 miles

$120 - $170

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 53m.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park and arriving at Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH via Derby, Bus Station and Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Stafford is 33 miles. The road distance is 44.1 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford without a car is to night bus and train which takes 2h 4m and costs £30 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 4m to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford bus services, operated by Kinchbus, depart from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park station.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford bus services, operated by D&G Bus, arrive at Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford is 44 miles. It takes approximately 53m to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford.

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There are 214+ hotels available in Stafford. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford.
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  • Distance: 33 miles
  • Duration: 2h 4m

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

You can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford via Derby, Bus Station and Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station in around 4h 4m.

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
22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $22
Train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $28
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Night bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43m
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 to Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Notts & Derby
Phone
01332 204568
Email
ndtraffic@nottsderby.co.uk
Website
nottsderby.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
nottsderby.co.uk
D&G Bus
Phone
01782 332337
Email
info@dgbus.co.uk
Website
dgbus.co.uk
Bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Coalville, Memorial Square to Burton upon Trent, Octagon Centre
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Cope Street
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Coalville to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Midland Classic
Phone
+44 1283 500228
Email
info@midlandclassic.com
Website
midlandclassic.com
Bus from Coalville, Memorial Square to Burton upon Trent, New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
midlandclassic.com
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford
Ave. Duration
53m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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
53m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Stafford
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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