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Bus Services

It’s quick and convenient to get to and from East Midlands Airport by bus.  A whole range of bus services links the airport with the surrounding towns and villages, not to mention the cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester.Picture of Skylink buses
The Skylink website provides information on timetables, routes and fares for bus services to East Midlands Airport from the region.

Leicester - Derby Skylink

Travel from Leicester to and from Derby and the Airport on the high quality 24 hour Skylink bus. This service provides links with Derby city centre and Derby railway station every half hour during the day and hourly at other times, 7 days a week.
For an up-to-date timetable visit www.skylink.co.uk

Loughborough Skylink

Travel to and from Loughborough to the Airport on the high quality 24 hour Skylink bus. This service provides links with Loughborough town centre and Loughborough railway station every half hour during the day and hourly at other times, 7 days a week.
For an up-to-date timetable visit www.skylink.co.uk

Nottingham Skylink

Travel to and from Nottingham on the high quality and direct Nottingham Skylink bus. This service links the airport with Nottingham city centre and railway station, half hourly, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For an up-to-date timetable visit www.skylink.co.uk

Coalville-East Midlands Airport (EMA) - Service Airlink 155 operated by Roberts Coaches

Travel to and from Coalville on the direct Airlink Coalville bus, which links the Airport with Coalville hourly, 6 days a week.
For an up-to-date timetable visit Airlink 155
Our detailed Area Guides for Coalville and Loughborough can be viewed by clicking here.  Alternatively Traveline offers a comprehensive service covering all services, see below.
Disabled airport guide covering a wide range of accessibility issues and concerns within airports which currently affect disabled travellers with restricted mobility.
Traveline logo.  Public transport information: Phone: 0871 200 22 33, calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras.  Website: www.travelineeastmidlands.org.uk
Traveline East Midlands - plan your public transport journey online or telephone 0871 200 2233 (every day, 7am-10pm). BT landline calls cost 10p per minute plus set-up charge. Mobiles and other networks' charges may vary.
You can download timetables and maps and plan door-to-door journeys from and to a postcode, postal address, town, village, station, stop, or point of interest.

East Midlands Parkway train station

Connect at East Midlands Parkway for journeys to and from Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Lincoln, Sheffield and London.
NEW! A new pre-bookable shared taxi scheme operated by Village Cars provides a fast and direct connection between the station and the airport.
To guarantee your seat at a reduced rate of just £3, please ensure that you have booked at least 12 hours or more in advance of the taxi being required. When booking your seat please provide a telephone number as Village Cars may contact you to confirm your booking. If you have not booked your seat at least 12 hours in advance, please call Village Cars and a taxi will be available, however Village Cars may charge you the normal rate.
The journey between the station and airport takes approximately 10 minutes.
How to book your seat:
You can book at the same time as booking your train ticket online by completing the booking form.
You can book online at any time by visiting www.eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
You can contact Village cars by telephone on 01332 706020
Village Cars will pick you up outside East Midlands Parkway station from the dedicated taxi rank. If you have booked a return journey from East Midlands Airport, please meet Village Cars at the Information Desk in the Arrivals building.

Page Last Updated: 28 January 2014