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East Midlands is an international airport located in Leicestershire, not far from the famous Donington Castle. It mainly serves the cities of Derby, Leicester and Nottingham, all of which are less than 35 kilometers away.

The airport is Hub of the low cost airlines and RyanAir, as well as the BMI Regional base, Flybe and Thomas Cook Airlines. It is owned by the Manchester Airports Group (MAG), one of the UK's most important groups. East Midlands is one of England's most important cargo airports, and one of the busiest for passenger traffic. In fact, 2015 registered about 4,5 million passengers in the XNUMX.

The airport has bars, restaurants, shopping and duty-free areas. Here is the list of companies and direct connections with East Midlands:

Air Europa: Fuerteventura.
BH Air, Seasonal: Burgas, Sofia.
BMI Regional: Brussels.
flybe: Amsterdam, Belfast-City, Edinburgh, Glasgow. Seasonal: Jersey, Southampton. Alicante, Budapest, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Madeira, Malaga, Paris-CDG, Tenerife-South. Seasonal: Almeria, Antalya, Kefalonia, Chambéry, Corfu, Dalaman, Dubrovnik, Faro, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Geneva, Girona, Grenoble, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kos, Larnaca, Malta, Menorca, Murcia, Naples, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pisa, Prague, Reus, Rhodes, Salzburg, Split, Thessaloniki, Zakynthos.
Ryanair: Alicante, Bergamo, Berlin-Schönefeld, Budapest, Krakow, Dublin, Faro, Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Limoges, Łódź, Malaga, Malta, Riga, Rome-Ciampino, Rzeszów, Seville, Tenerife-South, Treviso, Warsaw-Modlin . Seasonal: Barcelona, ​​Bergerac, Carcassonne, Chania, Corfu, Dinard, Girona, Ibiza, La Rochelle, Menorca, Murcia, Naples, Palma de Mallorca, Pisa, Reus, Rhodes, Valencia.
Thomas Cook Airlines: Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Tenerife-South. Seasonal: Burgas, Corfu, Dalaman, Heraklion, Ibiza, Larnaca, Menorca, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Rhodes, Skiathos, Zakynthos.
Thomson Airways: Alicante, Bridgetown, Fuerteventura, Funchal, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote, Malaga, Tenerife-South. Seasonal: Burgas, Cancún, Corfu, Dalaman, Faro, Heraklion, Ibiza, Kefalonia, Kos, Larnaca, Menorca, Naples, Orlando-Sanford, Palma de Mallorca, Paphos, Pula, Reykjavík-Keflavík, Rhodes, Skiathos, Thessaloniki, Zakynthos.


24 hours on 24 and 7 days on 7, Sundays and holidays included. The best way to get around East Midlands is called Skylink. By choosing to travel with Skylink, you can relax on comfortable and modern buses. The service is particularly indicated also for the really contained prices.

The station is located at the exit of the terminal.

You can quickly reach Derby, Leicester, Long Eaton, Loughborough and Nottingham by paying, in 5, just £ 18.00 thanks to the economical FAMILY TICKET. You only have one ticket valid for two adults maximum three children, with which you can make a trip to / from the airport one month after validation. Ideal, therefore, for couples and families.

The ticket can be purchased directly on board the vehicle. Remember to ask the driver when you go up.

If your destination should be different, the best solution is represented by the train. The train station is located about 6,5 km from the airport, easily reachable by bus. Once you get to the station, you can reach your destination in the United Kingdom.