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East Midlands Airport to Leicester

I will be attending a workshop in Leicester in March, but I'm not sure the best way to get there from the airport. Anyone have any good recommendations? Alternatively, would it be easier to fly to Birmingham and get the train from there?
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I will be attending a workshop in Leicester in March, but I'm not sure the best way to get there from the airport. Anyone have any good recommendations? Alternatively, would it be easier to fly to Birmingham and get the train from there?
No - it would be easier to excuse yourself entirely and forget that Leicester ever existed.
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Old 09.02.2015, 11:10
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No - it would be easier to excuse yourself entirely and forget that Leicester ever existed.
Hmm, I should have expected some wag to come up with a comment like that. The only surprise is that it wasn't DB .
The workshop is actually at Welford Road, so at least I can pay homage to Neil Back's statue.
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Re: East Midlands Airport to Leicester

Bus to Loughborough station (787 or something like that), then short hop on the train to Leicester.


After your meeting, go to the Belgrave Road and enjoy some of the best curry in England.


EDIT: There's a direct bus to Leicester too: http://www.eastmidlandsairport.com/e...sf/Content/bus
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Re: East Midlands Airport to Leicester

If I was going from ZH, I would fly Easy Jet to Luton, the trains take just over 1 hour to Leicester (1 change - Thameslink from the airport station to Luton main station then a direct train to Leicester)

EDIT - they also fly from Basel and Geneva to Luton

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Re: East Midlands Airport to Leicester

There are buses from outside the airport to St Margaret's station in Leicester. But if going to Uni or De Montfort Hall- much better to take bus shuttle to East Midlands rail station and down to Leicester by train.

www.eastmidlandsairport.com › ... › To/FromAirport

From Geneva we take EasyJet to Luton, bus shuttle to airport station and train up (no need to change at Luton main). Take taxi to Welford Road, quite close to station.
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Re: East Midlands Airport to Leicester

Hmm, seems only Jet2 fly direct from CH to EM and they have no flights on the day I'm going anyway. I'll look at Luton and Birmingham options instead.
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