There are 6 ways to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by bus, train, 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

Line 757 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 757 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Leeds City Centre, City Square (Mill Hill Chapel) 757
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$53 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds to NOTTINGHAM, Station Street National Express

$18 - $24

4 alternative options

Line 737 bus, train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 737 bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Guiseley, Railway Station (Guiseley Railway Station) 737
  2. Take the train from Guiseley to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Derby
  4. Take the train from Derby to Long Eaton
  5. Take the bus from Sawley, The Bell to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$58 - $122

Train  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Nottingham

$35 - $65

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 90.3 miles

$19 - $28

Towncar  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take a town car from Leeds Bradford Airport to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 90.3 miles

$220 - $310

What companies run services between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA), England and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) hourly. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. East Midlands Trains also services this route once daily. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $14 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Train from Derby to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$8 - $13
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Guiseley to Leeds
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Derby to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$1 - $3
Off-Peak Single
$3 - $6
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Single
$5 - $8
Train from Leeds to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Bus operators
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Leeds City Centre, City Square (Mill Hill Chapel)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) to Guiseley, Railway Station (Guiseley Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Sawley, The Bell to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leeds Bradford Airport to East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Estimated price
$220 - $310

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 118 km. The road distance is 144 km.

The cheapest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £13 - £18 and takes 4 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £14 - £21.

No, there is no direct bus from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Leeds Bradford Airport, Bus Point (Leeds Bradford International Airport) and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) via Leeds and Nottingham Railway Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.