24-hour bus services operate to and from the airport
Travelling to the airport by bus
East Midlands Airport is easily accessible by public transport. A whole range of bus services make it quick and convenient to get to Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Loughborough, Long Eaton, Ilkeston, Stapleford, Coalville, Shepshed, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Swadlincote and Burton-on-Trent, up to every 20 minutes, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
By bus to Nottingham, Long Eaton and Coalville
Travel on the high quality, frequent and direct Skylink service to Nottingham and Long Eaton, running up to every 20 minutes during the day and hourly at night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with an extension to Shepshed and Coalville, operating every hour between 4am to 11pm.
For your fast connection from Nottingham you can now catch the Express Skylink coach operating from Canal Street every half hour, serving Nottingham Train Station, West Bridgeford County Hall, Clifton Nottingham Trent University, Clifton South Interchange and the airport from 4.10am until 11pm.
High quality, frequent and direct Skylink bus services to Derby, Leicester and Loughborough from East Midlands Airport run every 20 minutes during the day and hourly at night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.