There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by bus, subway, train, car or plane

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

Bus  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London to East Midlands Airport National Express / ...

$40 - $50

Cheapest option

Tube, train  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton

$35 - $96

4 alternative options

Bus via Leicester  •  3 h 36 min

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

$39 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 57 min

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

$25 - $40

Fly to Manchester, train  •  4 h 24 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

$101 - $336

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Derby

$108 - $260

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) 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $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
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$29 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $85
Anytime Single
$85 - $120
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $28
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $27
Anytime Single
$25 - $40
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to East Midlands Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Leicester
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 162 km. The road distance is 190 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1 h 57 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which takes 1 h 57 min and costs £18 - £27.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London and arriving at East Midlands Airport. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The bus from Heathrow Airport London to East Midlands Airport takes 3 h 10 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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