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    Car hire in East Midlands - Best rates guaranteed

    The East Midlands is one of nine regions in England and is known for its historic towns, rustic castles and lively atmosphere. Pick-up your car hire from East Midlands Airport and experience Nottingham, the birthplace of the legend of Robin Hood and the sheriff of Nottingham, or visit the vibrant town of Leicester.

    Drive into the country-side and visit small and charming towns such as Buxton. With its ancient streets and wonderful architecture, it's well worth a visit. Book your car hire with Auto Europe to ensure the best rates and service for your car hire. You can view our car hire reviews in East Midlands section to see what clients have said about our great service.


    The M1 motorway runs through the heart of the East Midlands which makes the area very accessible from the rest of the UK. The M1 is also on the route to the airport. Any towns you want to visit are also accessible by road. The roads can be busy at times, especially during rush hour as people use the motorway to get to work. You can rent a car from the airport for easy access to the M1 motorway. For more information about driving in the UK, please visit our UK driving information guide.


    Depending on where you are travelling, parking your car hire can be difficult. In most small towns there are plenty of parking spaces, but in the larger towns and cities, it can be busy at times. At the East Midlands Airport there is short term and long term parking which are bookable on the airport website. The short term parking is right next to the terminal, while the long term parking is a bit further away and a free shuttle bus will be provided to and from the terminal and a free shuttle bus will be provided to and from the terminal. The airport also offers a meet and greet service, in which case you can drop-off the car at the terminal and let them park the car for you.

    Geographic Information

    The East Midlands is an area north of London and South of Leeds and is part of the Midlands region in central England. The East Midlands includes the counties of Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Rutland.

    The climate in Scotland is part of the colder northern section of Great Britain. The summers are warm while the winters are cold. The weather tends to change often and the western highlands of Scotland are one of the wettest places in Europe in terms of rainfall. Scotland is also officially the windiest country in Europe due to the Atlantic depressions that bring strong winds and clouds to the region.

    East Midlands Airport

    The airport is located centrally in the region which makes car hire in East Midlands Airport a great way to get around.

    East Midlands Airport (EMA)
    Website: East Midlands Airport
    Address: Donington, Derby DE74 2SA, United Kingdom.
    Telephone: +44 871 919 9000

    Public Transportation

    There are two mainline railways that serve the area, which makes it easy to reach other areas by train from the East Midlands. At the airport there are taxis as well as buses that go to the cities and towns in the area.

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