There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train via Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the train from Derby to Tamworth High Level
  3. Take the train from Tamworth to Stafford

$42 - $82

Cheapest option

Bus, line 841 bus  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
  3. Take the line 841 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH 841

$15 - $16

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) 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

Taxi  •  53 min

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

$200 - $250

Drive  •  53 min

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

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  53 min

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

$120 - $170

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

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 53 min.

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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, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) 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 3 h 35 min.

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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 bus and train which takes 2 h 26 min and costs £30 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min 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, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) 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 53 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford.

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There are 203+ hotels available in Stafford. Prices start at $63 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: 2 h 26 min

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 3 h 35 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
$22 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$15 - $23
Train from Long Eaton to Tamworth High Level
Ave. Duration
37 min
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
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $28
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $28
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 - $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
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.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
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
dgbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Stafford
Estimated price
$120 - $170

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