Travel by bus

24-hour bus services operate to and from the airport

Skylink bus to East Midlands 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 full up to date timetable, maps, live travel alerts and ticket information visit www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/skylinknottingham. For Skylink queries call 01509 815637.

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.

For full up to date timetable, maps, live travel alerts and ticket information visit www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/skylinkclifton. For Skylink queries call 01509 815637.

By bus to Derby, Leicester and Loughborough

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.

For full up to date timetable, maps, live travel alerts and ticket information visit www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/skylinkderby. For Skylink queries call 01509 815637.

By bus to Ilkeston, Stapleford and Long Eaton

The my15 bus runs hourly from the airport to Ilkeston, via Castle Donington, Old Sawley, Long Eaton (including the train station), Sandiacre, Stapleford, Trowell and Ilkeston.

For full up to date timetable, maps, live travel alerts and ticket information visit www.trentbarton.co.uk/services/15 . For queries call 01509 815637.

By bus to Ashby, Swadlincote and Burton

The Airline 9 bus runs hourly from the airport to Melbourne, Ashby, Swadlincote, Newhall and Burton from 4.20am until 23.00, 7 days a week.

For full up to date timetable and ticket information visit www.midlandclassic.com. For queries call Midland Classic on 01283 500228.

Coalville Airlink

Travel on the high quality and direct Airlink service to Coalville, running every 60 minutes during the day, Monday to Saturday.

This bus service is operated by Roberts Coaches - for queries call 01530 817444.

Contact Information for Journey Planning

For advice on planning your journey visit Traveline or call 0871 200 22 33

Call 0808 169 7032 for our Customer Service and Feedback Teams

You can also contact us directly by emailing or contact the Information Desk on 08719 199000

For National Express queries call 08717 818181

For East Midlands Trains queries call 08457 125678

For National Rail queries call 08457 484950

FAQs

Buses to East Midlands Airport arrive at and leave from the coach station, next to the terminal building.

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