There are 4 ways to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Gloucester to Long Eaton

$58 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) Skylink Leicester Derby

$16 - $20

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 96 miles

$20 - $30

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport 96 miles

$200 - $280

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The cheapest way to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £15 - £23 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Gloucester and arriving at East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) via St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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The distance between Gloucester and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 77 miles. The road distance is 96 miles.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £40 - £65.

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It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gloucester station.

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The best way to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £16 and takes 4 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 77.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 4 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
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 Gloucester to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Gloucester to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
$200 - $280

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