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The East Midlands franchise is no longer operated by East Midlands Trains, effective from 18 August 2019. A new train operating company, East Midlands Railway, now run all trains on East Midlands lines.

East Midlands Trains map

Unsure about where to start your adventure? Use our East Midlands Trains map to plan out where you want to go. From the main hub of London St Pancras, you can enjoy speedy services to Derby, Leicester, Sheffield and many other destinations in between.

East Midlands Trains takes you further. From the Capital to other major cities like Birmingham and Wolverhampton, East Midlands Trains makes connecting to various parts of the Midlands, Central and Northern England, smooth and hassle-free.

How to get cheap East Midlands Trains tickets

If you're after cheap UK train tickets, check out the hints below and see how you could bag yourself a bargain. We'll even highlight the cheapest prices!

Discover Mobile Tickets 

Enjoy smoother East Midlands Trains journeys – go straight to the train when you use tickets on your phone. 94% of our customers wouldn't use anything else! Mobile Tickets will get sent directly to your Trainline app and etickets can be opened on your phone as a PDF. Both let you skip the queues at the ticket machine and breeze straight through the gates using your phone. They’re available on most East Midlands Trains journeys, so be sure to select this option when you book.

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East Midlands Trains First Class

Whether you're travelling for work, leisure or a bit of both, East Midlands Trains First Class option offers the best in comfort and style. 

Travelling in First Class with East Midlands Trains is a great way to kicking back and cruising in style. You can find First Class options on most East Midlands Trains routes including on every service either arriving at or departing from London St Pancras.

So, what do you get when you upgrade to First Class? East Midlands Trains offer complimentary breakfast on selected trains and a wide range of tasty dishes, from light snacks to main meals on an all-day menu, all freshly prepared onboard at great taste and value.

To add to that, there are comfy and spacious seats onboard, wider tables, free WiFi and quieter carriages if you need to work or fancy a snooze while you cruise.

Find out more about travelling First Class in the UK.

London to Luton Airport

As well as short and long distance commuter services, East Midlands Trains provides a great way for those coming from central London to get to Luton Airport. 

London Luton Airport is one of the six main international airports in the capital. It mainly serves domestic and European flights, although there are some services to countries in North Africa and certain parts of Asia.

As Luton Airport doesn't have its own designated train station, you’ll need to catch the train from London St Pancras to Luton Airport Parkway which takes around 40m on average. From here, you can hop on the shuttle bus which takes around 10m to reach the airport. The entire journey usually takes just under an hour in total.

If you're heading to London Luton Airport, you will need to buy a train ticket all the way to "Luton Airport" to ensure your ticket on the airport shuttle bus is included. If you only buy a ticket to Luton Airport Parkway, the cost of the shuttle won't be included and you'll have to pay for a Single or Open Return ticket for the shuttle to get to the airport terminals.

Top East Midlands Trains destinations

Need a bit of information ahead of your next trip? Check out these popular East Midlands Trains destinations for travel details and nearby attractions.  

Good to know

Travelling with East Midlands Trains? Find out everything you need to know about luggage allowance, pets and other onboard East Midlands Trains facilities here.

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