There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, bus via Sheffield  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$30 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station Transpeak / ...

$11 - $13

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Long Eaton

$41 - $62

Train, bus High Peak  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton
  2. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station Transpeak / ...

$20 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 88.7 miles

$19 - $28

Towncar  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport 88.7 miles

$190 - $260

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £8 - £10 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which takes 1 h 36 min and costs £14 - £21.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 94 km. The road distance is 142 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and arriving at East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

You can take a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Sheffield, Long Eaton, and Sawley, The Bell in around 2 h 57 min. Alternatively, High Peak operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Derby
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Single
$29 - $45
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
$190 - $260

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