Every year East Midlands Airport connects over 5 million passengers with the world, serving more than 100 destinations. Winner of five prestigious travel awards in 2007, including Airport of the Year, Best UK Airport and World's Leading Eco Friendly Airport, our airport is a vibrant economic hub, providing over 6,900 jobs. We're the regional gateway to national and international markets, helping attract major corporations including DHL, Royal Mail, TNT and UPS.
Directions by Car
East Midlands Airport is a well-connected airport, with excellent road links that help put us within an hour's drive of millions of people in the heart of England and beyond. We're handy not only for the M1, but the A42 to the centre of Birmingham, A50 to Stoke and the A453 to Nottingham.
Official long stay parking at East Midlands Airport is cost effective and easy to reach. There's no advance payment needed; simply turn up, park and pay on departure. You can make a payment at any of the automatic ticket machines in either the baggage reclaim area or at the long stay car park before going back to your car. The machines accept all major credit and debit cards as well as cash. Receipts are available on request. As an alternative, take a ticket from the arrival barrier. On departure proceed to the exit barrier, insert your ticket followed by your credit or debit card. Your card will be debited with the correct amount and returned to you with a receipt. Up to 4 days £30.50,every 24 hours thereafter £5.10
Directions by Train
East Midlands Airport is conveniently located for local connections to the mainline rail network. The railway stations of Loughborough, Nottingham and Derby are all just a short bus ride from the ride from the airport. If you’re travelling via Sheffield, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham and York, you can make a connection at Derby railway station using the Derby Skylink bus. If you travel via Northampton, Luton and London for destinations in the south, you can make a connection at Loughborough railway station using the Loughborough Skylink bus. If you’re travelling to or from easterly destinations you can connect via Grantham, Lincoln, Newark, Peterborough and Mansfield to Nottingham railway station where you’ll find the Nottingham Skylink bus.