Why You Should Visit East Midlands
Travelers arriving at East Midlands Airport have the option of traveling to a number of exciting and interesting cities in the region including Nottingham, Derby, Lincoln and Leicester. Nottingham is one of the UK’s most popular travel destinations boasting a rich history alongside excellent modern amenities in the form of shopping centers, bars and restaurants. Consider taking a trip to the city of Leicester, one of the oldest in the UK, with its well-preserved historic center and interesting attractions like the King Richard II center. Alternatively, the beautiful historic town of Lincoln is another of the UK’s ancient gems with many beautiful examples of architecture, the most prominent of which is the Lincoln Cathedral, heralded as one of Europe’s Gothic masterpieces.
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East Midlands Airport is comprised of a single passenger terminal and is situated within close traveling distance to Nottingham, Leicester and Derby. The airport primarily handles budget flights to and from European destinations and offers all of the essential amenities you would expect. The most popular method of public transport at the airport are buses, although there is a nearby train station which is linked to the airport by a shuttle bus and taxis are also easily found.
As the airport mostly handles low-cost flights within Europe, if you are looking to travel from the UAE to East Midlands you will need to make a stopover as there are no direct flights available. Currently the only option available involving just a single stopover is to travel from Dubai to Glasgow before transferring.
East Midlands Travel Information
As a UAE national looking to travel to the UK, you can apply online for an electronic visa waiver in order to enter the country. The weather in the East Midlands region is typical of the UK with fairly mild weather throughout the year, although over the summer you can expect average highs in the low 20s and plenty of sunshine. When you have arrived at East Midlands Airport you will find a number of car rental companies available, so you can easily get a hold of your own vehicle.
* This information is correct as of October 2017
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