There are 4 ways to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus or car

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Train East Midlands Trains, bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station) to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals)

$40 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby National Express

$21 - $31

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station

$29 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 92.5 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Wigan and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park (Arrivals) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Wigan and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 74 miles. The road distance is 92.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Wigan station.

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Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 93 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to drive from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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There are 405+ hotels available in East Midlands Airport (EMA). Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 73.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

You can take a bus from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Derby, and Derby, Bus Station in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Crewe
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
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, Coach Park (Arrivals)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.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 Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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