There are 6 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford 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  •  2 h 30 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 - $83

Cheapest option

Bus, line 841 bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station Swi / ...
  3. Take the line 841 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford, ASDA Store (Queensway) 841

$15 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus, line 825 bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) to Derby, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Burton upon Trent, High Street V3
  3. Take the line 825 bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Pilgrim Street (Epsley's Yard) 825

$19 - $20

Taxi  •  53 min

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

$210 - $260

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 - $180

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, Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street), Burton upon Trent, High Street, Burton upon Trent, New Street, and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station in around 4 h 7 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Tamworth to Stafford
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $29
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $29
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Burton upon Trent, High Street
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford, ASDA Store (Queensway)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Pilgrim Street (Epsley's Yard)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Notts & Derby
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street) to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
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
53 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Stafford
Estimated price
$120 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Stafford is 53 km. The road distance is 71 km.

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

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

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, Pilgrim Street (Epsley's Yard) via Derby, Albert Street (Exchange Street), Burton upon Trent, New Street and Lichfield City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 7 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Stafford, including transfers.