East Midlands Airport is centrally located between Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. It benefits from excellent accessibility, including direct road access to the M1, A(M)42, A453 and A50. This provides unique transport connectivity with 90% of England and Wales within a 4 hour drive. The Midland Mainline is to the east of the Airport only 10 minutes away and there are frequent (24hr) high quality bus services to Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, Loughborough and Long Eaton.
The nearest main line station is East Midlands Parkway, Ratcliffe on Soar and is only 10 minutes’ drive away, with Nottingham, Derby and Loughborough rail stations easily accessible.
Regular bus services provide links to nearby villages, towns and cities and there is also a variety of pedestrian and cycle routes that conveniently connect the surrounding locale. Due to the expansion of the airport and its commitment to continue to be carbon neutral, all public/private transport links will continue to receive significant investment during the coming years.
A range of transport developments and investments will further boost the connectivity of the area, with capacity improvements to the M1, speed improvements to the Midland Mainline, and rail freight capability at the East Midlands Gateway Strategic Rail
Freight Interchange. HS2 will also connect the East Midlands to London and the South East as well as providing faster rail connections to major cities such as Leeds and Sheffield in the North.
East Midlands Airport is purposely designed to connect people with places. Locate your business here and enjoy the transport benefits of an international airport as standard.