There are 5 ways to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford by bus, train, car or towncar

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Bus, train  •  2 h 38 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 Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Telford Central

$49 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus, line 841 bus  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station
  2. Take the line 841 bus from Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station to Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH 841
  3. Take the bus from Stafford Town Centre, Gaol Square to Telford Town Centre, Bus Station 5

$18 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Long Eaton to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Telford Central

$49 - $98

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford 62.5 miles

$13 - $20

Towncar  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to Telford 62.5 miles

$150 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford station. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) and arriving at Telford Town Centre, Bus Station via Derby, Bus Station, Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station and Stafford Town Centre, Gaol Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and Telford is 48 miles. The road distance is 62.5 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs £35 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford bus services, operated by Trent Barton, arrive at Derby, Bus Station.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs £35 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 841 bus, which costs £14 - £15 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Telford Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford.

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Map of how to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford.
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  • Distance: 48.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 38 min

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

You can take a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford via Long Eaton, Rail Station Sycamore Road, Long Eaton, and Birmingham New Street in around 3 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to Telford via Derby, Bus Station, Uttoxeter Town Centre, Bus Station, Stafford Town Centre, Shrewsbury Arms PH, and Stafford Town Centre, Gaol Square in around 5 h 11 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
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
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
$25 - $40
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Telford Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $18
First Anytime Day Single
$18 - $27
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Telford Central
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $35
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
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
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
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stafford Town Centre, Gaol Square to Telford Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to Telford
Estimated price
$150 - $210

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