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With a choice of stations connected to East Midlands Airport by the Skylink Bus Network, it’s never been easier to travel by train to and from East Midlands Airport!

Book cheap train tickets to or from East Midlands Airport, with the Trainline. Cheap train tickets are just a few clicks away. Buy in advance and save 43% on average*.

Train & Bus Connections

Derby

Connect at Derby for journeys to and from Sheffield, Chesterfield, Birmingham and other destinations to the north and west of the UK. The Skylink bus connects this station with the airport up to every 20 minutes, seven days a week, with a journey time of around 36 minutes.

If you’re travelling via Derby you can connect onto airport buses by buying a combined train and bus ‘add-on’ ticket from the railway station where your journey begins or online when purchasing your train ticket. For train timetable information and to book your train ticket please visit East Midlands Trains and select 'East Midlands Airport' from the menu.

Nottingham

Connect at Nottingham for journeys to and from Lincoln and destinations to the east of the UK. The Skylink Express buses connect this station with the airport every 30 minutes, seven days a week with a journey time of around 30 minutes, stopping right outside the Station.  Alternatively the Nottingham Skylink operates up to every 20 minutes, seven days a week, with a journey time of around 55 minutes departing from Broadmarsh Bus Station, just 5 minutes walk from Nottingham Train Station.

Long Eaton

Connect at Long Eaton for journeys to and from London and destinations to the south of the UK. The Skylink bus connects this station with the airport up to every 20 minutes, seven days a week, with a journey time of 20 minutes.

East Midlands Parkway

It is possible to connect at East Midlands Parkway for journeys to and from destinations outside the East Midlands region. This station is now served by a Parkway Railink - a scheduled 6-seater operating every day from 9am to 5pm hourly (and on request outside of these hours). For more information and to view the timetable visit www.emarailink.co.uk or download our Parkway Railink Timetable PDF. 

* Savings on advance fares vs purchase on the day. Selected routes only, subject to availability.

Fares exclude £1.50 booking fee. See Virgin Trains for further information

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