How to get to and from East Midlands Airport from Sheffield


East Midlands Airport to Sheffield

With just 54 miles between Sheffield and East Midlands Airport, travelling between the city and the airport is easy to arrange by coach, car or train.


By Train

As there isn’t a train station built into East Midlands Airport you can take a service from Sheffield to Long Eaton, where our Skylink bus service operates around the clock. With most trips taking around 1 hour 23 minutes, it’s an easy way to start your journey.

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By Coach

If you’re looking to minimise cost, you can take coaches directly between Sheffield city centre and East Midlands Airport. The journey takes around 2 hours 30 minutes, depending on traffic.

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By Car

The route via the M1 between Sheffield and East Midlands Airport takes around an hour, depending on traffic through Sheffield and Derby. You can hire a car from the airport if you don’t have your own vehicle. You may also want to consider booking a hotel room near the airport if you have a morning flight, to avoid rush-hour traffic.

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