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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  3 h 20 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)

$40 - $77

Cheapest option

Bus High Peak  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) to Derby, Bus Station Tp / ...

$19 - $25

2 alternative options

Bus National Express  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113)

$22 - $31

Drive  •  1 h 37 min

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

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £14 - £20 and takes 5 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £15 - £22 and takes 1 h 37 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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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Wigan to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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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, EMA Departure Building (Block 113) via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and St Margaret's Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 16 min.

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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, Leicester St Margarets Bus Station, and St Margaret's Bus Station in around 5 h 16 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
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $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, EMA Departure Building (Building 8)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to East Midlands Airport, EMA Departure Building (Block 113)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station
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 Levenshulme, Albert Rd (Furniture Shop) to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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