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East Midlands Airport car hire - UK car rental with Cartrawler

With the growing number of low-cost routes at the English airports, travelling in the UK can be made cheap, especially if combined with economy car hire, frequently available at the airport destinations.

East Midlands Airport - EMA, located in one of the most densely populated areas in the UK is a popular stop for passengers on their way to many major cities of central England. Find below a few tips on inexpensive car hire solutions in East Midlands, available with the help of an internet search engine Cartrawler UK.

Cheap flights to East Midlands  Airport - airlines and destinations
East Midlands Airport is one of UK hubs for low-cost airlines, Ryanair and Jet2, as well as an important base for Monarch, Flybe and BMI Regional.

On international routes, cheap flights to East Midlands Airport are available from Spain, Portugal, France, Greece, Germany and Turkey, among  other destinations.

In response to the need of the large Polish immigrant community resident in the area, Ryanair included in its offer at East Midlands Airport routes to six cities in Poland, namely: Rzeszow, Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow, Lodz and Warsaw-Modlin.

Within the UK, East Midlands Airport is connected to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey and Guernsey.

Charter operators, Thomson Airways and Thomas Cook Airlines are also present at East Midlands Airport with routes to popular holiday destinations of Spain, France, Greece, Turkey and Latin America.

East Midlands car hire - find cheap car rental deals with Cartrawler UK
Car rental at East Midlands Airport is available from four major rent-a-car providers - Hertz, National, Europcar and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, with offices at the arrivals hall, as well as from the off-site rent-a-car suppliers.  

Internet search engines of car hire, such as Cartrawler UK, allow you to compare prices from many different car hire companies at the destination of your choice. Use Cartrawler to get price quotes from many providers of car hire at East Midlands Airport, including the above mentioned companies, as well as other popular brands:  Alamo, Avis Rent-A-Car, Budget, Green Motion.

The prices of rental cars at East Midland Airport are rather competitive, when compared to other UK destinations. Even at the peak of the summer holiday season, you will often find on Cartrawler car hire offers starting from £100 for a week of East Midlands Airport car rental of the smallest city car, such as Ford Ka, Hyundai i10, Fiat 500, or similar.

Compare East Midlands Airport car hire deals with Cartrawler

Cartrawler proves to be an efficient tool especially when a non-standard rental vehicle is required. It is not uncommon to find on Cartrawler offers of makes and models, as a prestige BMW 3 Series, or of a Vauxhall Astra Combo van with capacity for two people and an considerable amount of cargo.

East Midlands Airport location - M1 motorway and distances
The airport serving the region of East Midlands is situated on the outskirts of Castle Donington village in North West Leicestershire, in a close distance (less than 30 minutes drive) from the cities of Derby, Nottingham and Leicester.

The proximity to the major M1 motorway, stretching north-south between London and Leeds, allows an easy and fairly quick access to many other destinations in the UK.

See East Midlands Airport location map.

It takes approximately an hour to reach Sheffield  from East Midlands Airport and a little over 2 hours are needed to drive to London. Travelling from East Midlands Airport to Birmingham, off the M1 route, despite a relatively short distance, can be time consuming as it depends greatly on the road conditions of the M42/A42, known for slow traffic.

Find below the approximate road distances from East Midlands Airport:

  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to Derby: 14 miles
  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to Nottingham: 13 miles
  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to Leicester: 21 miles
  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to Sheffield: 45 miles
  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to Leeds: 80 miles
  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to Birmingham: 40 miles
  • Distance from East Midlands Airport to London: 116 miles

East Midlands Airport car hire - UK car rental with Cartrawler
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Published: Friday, June 28 2013
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