East Midlands Airport
The airport takes its name from the region in which it is located (East Midlands), in the midst of Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. These three cities are located in the middle of England and have about 300,000 inhabitants per city. Ryanair, Jet2 and TUI Airways offer many connections from East Midlands Airport. Jurys Inn East Midlands Airport is a hotel within walking distance of the terminal. East Midlands Airport is not accessible by train, East Midlands Parkway and Long Eaton are the nearest railway stations.
Where is East Midlands Airport situated?
The airport is situated southwest of Nottingham, northwest of Leicester and southeast of Derby. The well-known M1 motorway is next to the airport. If you’re coming by car from the south, Junction 23a is the quickest way to get to the airport, from the north it’s advised to take Junction 24.
How many terminals does East Midlands Airport have?
The airport has one terminal, south of the runway. Free WiFi is available throughout the terminal.
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The distance from East Midlands Airport to the centre of Leicester is 30 kilometres. By car, it takes 35 minutes to get to the centre of Leicester.
From EMA Airport to Leicester City centre by Car
It is possible to travel to and from East Midlands Airport by public transport. Visit the East Midlands Airport transportation page for the possibilities.
A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from East Midlands Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Leicester is about £ 40.-. Book your taxi at East Midlands Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.
From EMA Airport to Leicester City centre by Taxi
At East Midlands Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Europcar, National (Enterprise Holdings), Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.
At the airport
Departures and arrivals
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Which airlines fly from and to East Midlands Airport?
We offer you a list of airlines at East Midlands Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:
- TUI Airways
Hotels near the airport
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Hotels in Leicester
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Things to do
It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near East Midlands Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!
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