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

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Long Eaton to York

$48 - $68

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Bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) 240 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) Zap

$18 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 2 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 York

$43 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York 95.7 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a town car from East Midlands Airport to York 95.7 miles

$190 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York is to bus which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York. However, there are services departing from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) and arriving at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

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The distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) and York is 79 miles. The road distance is 95.7 miles.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £35 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York, including transfers.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York bus services, operated by National Express, depart from East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) station.

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The best way to get from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs £35 - £55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 - £19 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York bus services, operated by Yorkshire Coastliner, arrive at York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York is 96 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York.

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  • Distance: 79.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

East Midlands Trains operates a train from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York once a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Midlands Airport (EMA) to York via Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station) and Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) in around 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Long Eaton to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$60 - $90
Train from Derby to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
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
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 East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) to Leeds City Centre, Dyer Street (Dyer Street Coach Station)
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Yorkshire Coastliner
Phone
01653 692 556
Email
hello@coastliner.co.uk
Website
yorkbus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
yorkbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from East Midlands Airport to York
Estimated price
$190 - $270

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