East Midlands Airport

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Situated in the heart of England and close to three of the UK’s major cities, the East Midlands airport is perfect for getting around, and with Flybe flights reaching a selection of great destinations in the UK and Europe it's a super method of travel.

Easy to reach from the neighbouring cities of Leicester, Derby and Nottingham – whilst still being just 90 minutes from London – the East Midlands airport is easy to reach and there aren’t many lovelier places in the UK in which to conduct your business. Close to both countryside and urban areas, there are also lots of places in which to relax and unwind.

At Flybe we’ll look after everything once your trip is booked so you can concentrate on simply enjoying your flight.

Getting to East Midlands Airport and Car Parking

East Midlands airport has a wide range of parking options available for those travelling by car. Please see our Getting to East Midlands airport page for directions on reaching the airport and parking space for your Flybe flight.

Check-in and terminal details

You’ll find the check-in desk in the main terminal building. You can check in via the check-in desk or a range of other options including mobile and web check-in.

Read more about the check-in options available by airport.

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Facilities and lounges

East Midlands airport has much available to fill your time whilst you wait for your Flybe flight, including places to shop, east drink and unwind. There is an airport lounge which can be booked for reasons of business or pleasure, with space to work or play hard and enjoy complimentary drinks, WiFi, newspapers and magazines.

Shopping and restaurants

With cafes, restaurants, newsagents, shopping and duty free, you’ll have plenty chance to purchase any last-minute essentials before your Flybe flight.

Special assistance

East Midlands airport and Flybe wish to ensure that disabled passengers and those with reduced mobility have a seamless and pleasurable journey.

At Flybe we are happy to pre-arrange assistance on your behalf. Please contact us on +44 (0) 207 3080812 or [email protected] at least 48 hours before your departure to let us know what assistance you require. On arrival at East Midlands airport, please make yourself known either to airport staff or to Flybe check-in staff who will be happy to assist you in any way they can.

Airport Hotels

With a Radisson Blu, Premier Inn and Jury’s Inn within the airport grounds, you’ve got plenty of choice should you be looking for a place to stay within close distance of the terminal.

To find everything you need regarding hotels, have a look at our Visiting Leicestershire page for the latest information. If you’re in the East Midlands on a business trip, browse our Business in Leicestershire page to find the best conference venues and meeting rooms.

Did you know?

East Midlands airport is not just for business and leisure passengers – it’s actually the UK’s biggest airport for freight, with over 300,000 tonnes passing through every year.