There are 4 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) 240 / ...

$35 - $50

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Bus via Leicester St Margarets Bus Station  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 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

$36 - $42

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 118.7 miles

$25 - $40

Fly, train  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby

$98 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £20 - £29 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 101 miles. The road distance is 118.7 miles.

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The bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 10 min and costs £30 - £40.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bradford station.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 101.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 10 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Single
$23 - $35
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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

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