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Flights to East Midlands

Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Lincolnshire might not be the top tourist destinations in Britain, but if you’re prepared to scratch the surface you’ll find plenty of interesting things to see and do. There are vibrant cities such as Nottingham and Loughborough to visit, or if you just want to kick back and relax you can lounge around the buzzing beach resort of Skegness. Gorgeous abbeys and stately homes dot the countryside, and nature lovers will have a fab time in the Peak District, Sherwood Forest and The Wash.

Airports in East Midlands

East Midlands Airport (EMA) sits right in between the cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester and is the most convenient airport for visitors to the region. There are plenty of great places to grab a bite to eat and pick up some shopping. The stores at the airport offer extra services including home delivery, collect on return, and a try before you buy offer on whiskies, food, and beauty products. Passengers also benefit from 60 minutes of free Wi-Fi.

Airlines that fly to East Midlands

Eastern Airways and Flybe both fly from British airports to the East Midlands. A number of other airlines including Thomson Airways, Thomas Cook, Ryanair and Jet2 offer flights to a range of European holiday destinations. 

Getting to your destination

There are plenty of buses available from East Midlands Airport to the main towns and cities in the region. The Skylink bus to Nottingham and Long Eaton departs every 20 minutes during the day, and an adult single costs £5/£8 return*. Skylink buses to Leicester (£7 single/£12 return*), Derby (£4.20 single/£8 return*) and Loughborough (£3.10 single/£6 return*) each depart every half hour during the day. All offer an hourly service overnight, running 24/7. There’s also an Airlink bus to Coalville (£2.60 single/£4.90 return*), which runs hourly during the day from Monday to Saturday.

National Express coaches are also available for travellers who wish to go further afield. The service connects the airport with Sheffield, Leeds, and the London airports Heathrow and Gatwick. It’s best to book your ticket in advance via the National Express website.

There’s a taxi rank outside the terminal building for those who are in a hurry, and it’s also possible to hire a car from Hertz, Enterprise, National and Europcar.

*Prices subject to change

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