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

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Train, taxi, bus

  1. Take the train from Leicester to East Midlands Parkway
  2. Take a taxi from East Midlands Parkway to East Mids Gateway, Interchange
  3. Take the bus from East Mids Gateway, Interchange to East Mids Airport, Coach Park

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA)

Drive

  1. Drive from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA)

Towncar

  1. Take a town car from Leicester to East Midlands Airport
Leicester → East Midlands Airport (EMA)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to taxi which costs £45 - £55 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Leicester and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and taxi and bus which takes 43 min and costs £23 - £35.

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 20 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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There are 178+ hotels available in East Midlands Airport (EMA). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

There is no direct connection from Leicester to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, you can take the train to East Midlands Parkway, take the taxi to East Mids Gateway, Interchange, then take the bus to East Mids Airport, Coach Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Leicester to East Midlands Parkway
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £17
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £17
Off-Peak Single
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£11 - £17
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from East Midlands Parkway to East Mids Gateway, Interchange
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Mac Taxis
Phone
+44 1509 434 369
Website
mactaxis.co.uk
Loughborough Taxis
Phone
+44 1509 230 230
Arrow Taxis Loughborough
Phone
+44 7770 194 548
Taxi-Man Ilkeston
Phone
+44 1159 306 306
Website
taxi-man.co.uk
Near N Far
Phone
+44 115 9 300 300
Website
near-n-far.co.uk
Ilkeston Taxis
Phone
+44 7789 696 211
Albany Taxis
Phone
+44 115 932 6200
Safe Link
Phone
+44 115 9500600
Website
safelinktaxi.co.uk
Royal Cabs
Phone
+441159608608
Website
royalcabs.co.uk
Nottingham Cars
Phone
+44 1159 700 700
Website
nottinghamcars.com
Western Cars
Phone
+44 1332 331331
Website
westerncars-derby.co.uk
Citytaxis Derby
Phone
+44 1332757575
Website
citytaxis.com
Albatross
Phone
+44 1332 345345
Website
albatrosscars.com
Terry's Ripley Taxis
Phone
+44 1773 742 929
Smart Cars
Phone
+44 1773 748 718
Terry's Taxis
Phone
+44 1283 550 255
Swad Cars
Phone
+44 1283 550 255
Acorn Cars
Phone
+44 1283 220 220
Jayride
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Leicester to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
£30 - £120

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