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

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

Train, bus  •  3 h 17 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, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$43 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus via Leigh Bus Station  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) to Leigh Bus Station 658 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leigh Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Portland Buildings V1
  3. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station Tp
  4. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 41 min

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

$21 - $26

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

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

$19 - $29

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

High Peak operates a bus from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 3 h 5 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
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $45
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
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
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 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The distance between Wigan and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 118 km. The road distance is 148 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The cheapest way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £13 - £17 and takes 6 h 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

The quickest way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £14 - £21.

Is there a direct bus between Wigan and East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

No, there is no direct bus from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Wigan, King St West/Wallgate (Takeaway) and arriving at East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) via Leigh Bus Station, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA)?

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.