is served by one of the fastest growing airports in the
UK, Nottingham East Midlands Airport [map],
which is located about 13 miles southwest of the city,
Scheduled flights operate to a number of cities in
Europe, including Paris, Dublin, Brussels and Rome,
whilst holiday destinations such as Algarve and Gran Canaria
are also catered for.
Inside the airport there are a wealth of facilities for
business travellers and tourists alike, including some
well established eateries, such as Caffe Ritazza and Burger
King. There are also a number of shops, where you can
pick up last minute holiday items or purchase an extra
special present. Stores here include Dixons, Dominoes
Toys and Boots.
If you’re wondering how you’ll keep the kids
occupied while you wait to board your flight, fear not,
at East Midlands Airport children are well looked after.
In the Trent Café crayons and colouring
pads are provided free of charge so you can enjoy your
cup of coffee while the little ones work on their masterpiece.
This café also has a huge indoor balcony with great
views of the runway.
Getting to and from the airport…
Taxis from the airport to Nottingham city centre are operated
by Checker Cars and are available 24 hours a day
from the taxi office outside the Arrivals area. The fare
to Nottingham costs approximately £24.
For further information, please call +44 (0) 1332 814
Skylink offers a half hourly service from Nottingham
city centre to the airport via Nottingham train Station
and Clifton. The bus leaves the city centre from a special
stop at Friar Lane, Market Square and drops passengers
outside the main terminal.
The Nottingham Skylink has ample space for luggage,
luxury seating and a radio link giving regular traffic
updates, so the driver can choose the least congested
route between Clifton and the airport, which combine to
make your journey an easy and comfortable experience.
For more information, please call +44 (0) 115 950 6070
or log on to www.skylink.co.uk
National Express service 240 offers direct connections
daily to and from Nottingham East Midlands Airport to
Bradford, Leeds, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Luton, Heathrow
and Gatwick. From these destinations you can connect to
hundreds of other towns and cities in the UK.
For more information contact National Express Enquiries on +44 (0) 8705 80 80 80 or visit www.gobycoach.com
Nottingham Train Station is just a short bus ride
from the airport, which is provided on a half hourly basis
by Skylink. The station has direct rail services to London,
Birmingham and Sheffield.
For more information contact National Rail Enquiries on +44 (0) 8457 48 49 50 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk