Flights from East Midlands

Getting There

Serving the Nottingham, Leicester and Derby area, East Midlands Airport is easily accessible from many towns and cities in the heart of England via the M1 motorway. The A42 links East Midlands Airport with the centre of Birmingham, the A50 with Stoke and the A453 to nearby Nottingham. If you prefer to travel using public transport, there are a variety of buses running to and from the airport to Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Loughborough, Long Eaton and Coalville seven days a week. Skylink and Airlink are the major providers of these bus services. Good train connections are available from Derby, Nottingham and East Midlands Parkway, linking up to the local airport bus services, making it easy to reach East Midlands Airport from destinations such as London.

Destinations and Airlines

From East Midlands Airport it is possible to fly to most major cities in Western and Eastern Europe, as well as further afield to locations in Africa, such as Egypt and the Cape Verde islands and Central and North American destinations like New York, Orlando and Cancun. Such a variety of destinations makes flights from East Midlands Airport a popular choice with those who want to fly out on mini city breaks, romantic weekends away, long haul holidays and exotic sun-drenched getaways.

Flights from East Midlands Airport are served by a variety of airlines including budget choices like Jet2, Ryanair and BMI Baby, major tour operators such as Thomas Cook, Thomson Holidays and P&O Cruises to lesser known airlines like Eastern Airways and tour operators Balkan Holidays - offering great deals and packages on those more undiscovered destinations in the Balkan Regions and Eastern Europe.

At the Airport

East Midlands Airport itself is accessible to all with excellent provision for wheelchair users and efficient safety and security systems. The airport offers executive lounges for business travellers, Wi-Fi internet hotspots throughout the terminal, information desks; places to change money and book rental cars and even a chaplaincy service.

East Midlands Airport has an excellent range of dining and shopping facilities including large duty free shopping areas and outlets selling everything from accessories, gifts, toiletries, travel essentials, books, electronics and snacks. If you have time for something to eat, you’ll find a great selection in the terminal building;;  grab a quick snack, enjoy the well-known fast food chains, buy healthy snacks or even enjoy a full sit down meal or a drink at the bar before you fly.

If you need to stay at the airport before flying to your chosen destination there are two great value airport hotels to choose from, while the airport’s proximity to many cities in the East Midlands means that alternative accommodation is just a short journey away. 

If you have already booked your flights from East Midlands airport, please check Live East Midlands airport departures information.

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