East Midlands Airport


East Midlands Airport, Castle Donington, Derby, Derbyshire, DE74 2SA

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East Midlands Airport is an international airport in the East Midlands, close to Castle Donington. East Midlands Airport has established itself as a hub for low-fare airlines such as Jet2.com and Ryanair and tour operators like TUI Airways which serve a range of domestic and European short-haul destinations.

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  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Cash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Currency Exchange


  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Driving to and from East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport is a well-connected airport, handy not only for the M1 which is just a few minutes' drive away, but also for the A42 to the centre of Birmingham, A50 to Stoke-on-Trent and the A453 to Nottingham. Leicester is just three junctions away on the M1.

The postcode for East Midlands Airport is DE74 2SA.

Parking at the airport

There are a number of official airport parking options available, with prices to suit all budgets. To guarantee your space you can pre-book your preferred car park online, in a few simple steps.

Public Transport Directions

There are four train stations near East Midlands Airport. Which station you connect at depends on where you’re travelling to and from. Regular buses and shuttle services connect each station to the airport.

East Midlands Parkway train station

Connect at East Midlands Parkway train station, just 5 miles from the airport, for journeys to and from destinations outside the East Midlands region. The Railink shuttle service connects East Midlands Parkway train station to the airport.

The Railink

Frequency: Every hour (from 9am – 5pm), seven days a week  Average journey time: 14 minutes

There’s no need to pre-book. Simply step off the train at East Midlands Parkway, buy your ticket and board the next scheduled shuttle service. However, if a return journey from the airport is required - outside of the scheduled timetable - you should book this in advance.

Derby train station

Derby train station is 12 miles from East Midlands Airport. Connect at Derby train station for journeys to and from Sheffield, Chesterfield and Birmingham, as well as other destinations to the north and west of the UK. The frequent Skylink bus connects the train station to East Midlands Airport.

Nottingham train station

The train station at Nottingham is 12 miles from the airport. Connect at Nottingham train station for journeys to and from Lincoln (and the east of the UK). The frequent Skylink bus connects the train station to East Midlands Airport.

Long Eaton train station

Long Eaton railway station is 7 miles from East Midlands Airport. Connect at Long Eaton station for journeys to and from London and destinations to the south of the UK. The frequent Skylink bus connects the station to the airport.

Coach services operate daily from the Coach Park, located just a few steps away from the East Midlands Airport Arrival Hall. It is clearly signposted, just past WH Smith and up a small ramp, where you’ll also find the Coach Lounge. Services to the airport operate daily from a range of pick-up points across the UK, direct to the airport door.

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