There are 3 ways to get from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Sleaford to Nottingham
  2. Take the bus from Nottingham Railway Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) skylink Clifton

$25 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus, line 27 bus, line 8 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cranwell RAF, Post Office to Sleaford, Hills Court 67
  2. Take the line 27 bus from Sleaford, Rail Station to Grantham, Bus Station 27
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) 8
  4. Take the line 8 bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate) 8
  5. Take the bus from Loughborough, High Street (Jim) to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)

$10 - $18

1 alternative option

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 50.5 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus and line 27 bus and line 8 bus which costs £7 - £14 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Cranwell RAF, Post Office and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) via Sleaford, Rail Station, Grantham, Bus Station, Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) and Loughborough, High Street (Jim). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between RAF Cranwell and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 38 miles. The road distance is 50.5 miles.

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The best way to get from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 28 min and costs £18 - £28.

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It takes approximately 3 h 28 min to get from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Sleafordian Coaches, depart from Cranwell RAF, Post Office station.

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RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by Kinchbus, arrive at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 51 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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There are 406+ hotels available in East Midlands Airport (EMA). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 38.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 28 min

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

You can take a bus from RAF Cranwell to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Cranwell RAF, Post Office, Sleaford, Hills Court, Sleaford, Rail Station, Grantham, Bus Station, Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park), Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate), and Loughborough, High Street (Jim) in around 4 h 21 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sleaford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$26 - $40
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Nottingham Railway Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk
Sleafordian Coaches
Phone
01529 303333
Email
office@sleafordian.co.uk
Website
sleafordian.co.uk
Bus from Cranwell RAF, Post Office to Sleaford, Hills Court
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sleafordian.co.uk
A.C.Williams
Phone
01400 230491
Email
info@acwcoaches.co.uk
Website
acwcoaches.co.uk
Bus from Cranwell RAF, Post Office to Sleaford, Hills Court
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
acwcoaches.co.uk
Centrebus
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
centrebus.info
Bus from Sleaford, Rail Station to Grantham, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Grantham, Bus Station to Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Bus from Melton Mowbray, St Mary's Way (car park) to Loughborough, Baxter Gate (5 Baxter Gate)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
centrebus.info
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Loughborough, High Street (Jim) to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk

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