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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 East Midlands Trains, bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham, Castle Wharf to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park Skylink Nottingham

$43 - $59

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park Skylink Leicester Derby

$13 - $19

4 alternative options

Train  •  2h 57m

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

$38 - $61

Train, bus High Peak  •  4h 40m

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

$20 - $26

Drive  •  1h 36m

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

$19 - $28

Towncar  •  1h 36m

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

$180 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £10 - £15 and takes 3h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station station to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 11m.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 59 miles. The road distance is 88.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 36m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 2h 36m to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to train which takes 2h 57m and costs £28 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 3h 11m.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1h 36m to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 58.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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 2h 57m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Derby, and Derby, Bus Station in around 3h 11m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$27 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Long Eaton
Ave. Duration
39m
Frequency
Every 2 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
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $24
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Buxton
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham, Castle Wharf to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to East Midlands Airport
Estimated price
$180 - $260

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