Edinburgh to East Midlands

Conveniently situated within easy reach of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester, East Midlands Airport is the gateway to everything that the East Midlands region has to offer - and on flights from Edinburgh with Flybe, you'll get there even faster. Whether you're taking flights to East Midlands Airport for business or for leisure, you can quickly travel to the major nearby cities as well as wider Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Rutland. And whatever your reason for travelling, you'll never be short of things to see and do in this historic and diverse region.

For the latest information on our flight schedules from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) to East Midlands Airport (EMA), take a look at our Flybe timetable page for this route, and for the return journey, see our East Midlands to Edinburgh page.

The sections below offer tips and guidance about your trip, covering everything you need to know. In a hurry? Then use the list below to fast-forward to the information you need.

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Edinburgh Airport Departures

At a glance:

  • Short stay and long stay car parking
    Book in advance via Flybe.com or book now
  • Free WiFi for up to 2 hours
  • Bookable combined Fast Track Security & car parking (hand luggage only)
  • Bookable Aspire Lounge
  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Newsagents and bureau de change
  • Shopping including Duty Free

Check-in and bag drop at Edinburgh Airport

Read more about the check-in options available by airport

Facilities before Security

  • Café and food outlet
  • Bureau de change
  • ATM


  • Books and newsagent

Facilities after Security

  • Cafés and restaurants
  • Bureau de change
  • Pharmacy


  • Duty Free
  • Multimedia and electrical
  • Books and newsagent
  • Clothing, shoes and accessories
  • Health & beauty
  • Gifts and souvenirs

Visiting Leicestershire

Whatever brings you on flights to the East Midlands from Edinburgh, make the most of your visit to the region with our tips on the best things to see and do. Our Visiting Leicestershire page is where you'll find our recommendations on hotels, as well as restaurants, bars and nightlife, plus things to do and see in your downtime - and not forgetting where to find the best shopping for a spot of retail therapy!

Doing Business in Leicestershire

If you are flying from Edinburgh to the East Midlands for a business trip, be sure to visit our Business in Leicestershire page for our recommendations on the best local meeting facilities, as well as the most dazzling and well-equipped conference facilities if you need to make an impression.