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.
VW Golf, a reliable compact class car to rent in East Midlands.
Find below a few tips on inexpensive car hire solutions in East Midlands, available with the help of an internet search engine Cartrawler UK.
East Midlands car hire - find cheap car rental deals with Cartrawler UK
Car rental at East Midlands Airport is available from major rent-a-car providers - Hertz, National, Alamo, Avis, Budget, Europcar, Green Motion and Enterprise Rent-A-Car, as well as from the low-cost suppliers, amongst them Keddy by Europca, Easirent and Firefly, all of which partner with Cartrawler search engine.
Fiat 500 is often the cheapest hire car at East Midlands Airport.
Please mind that not all of the above mentioned rent a car companies operate directly in or near the terminal. Check in Cartrawler’s description of each offer for the pick up method. In some cases a shuttle bus to the rental desk will be provided or the car is delivered on the meet & greet basis.
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 below £100 for a week of East Midlands Airport car rental of the smallest city car, such as Toyota Aygo, Hyundai i10, Fiat 500, or similar.
For best results, book always in advance, especially if a non-standard car is required, whether it is a 9-seater or a high-end prestige car.
Mercedes Vito Traveliner, an affordable transportation solution for 9; in the fleet of, for example, Green Motion at EMA.
East Midlands Airport rent a car companies offer a good selection of cargo vans, often available at very competitive rates.
Best East Midlands car hire deals – compare rental conditions
When searching for an ideal rental car deal, apart from the prices, compare also the rental conditions, as they may weigh on the final cost of the rental. Pay especial attention to mileage and fuel policy, and if you are in your early 20’s, also to the potential young driver fees.
The excess in Midland Airport car hire offers usually oscillates between £1000 and £1500. An optional excess refund insurance is available with every booking on Cartrawler, offering often better conditions than similar products available directly at the counter.
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 Flybe and BMI Regional.
On international routes, cheap flights from East Midlands Airport are available to 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, Wroclaw, Krakow, Lodz and Warsaw-Modlin.
Within the UK, East Midlands Airport is connected to Edinburgh, Glasgow, Jersey and Guernsey.
Charter operators, Thomas Cook Airlines and TUI Airways are also present at East Midlands Airport with routes to popular holiday destinations of Spain, France, Greece, Turkey and Latin America.
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.
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