East Midlands Airport Covid test

Book your Covid test before you fly from East Midlands Airport. Stress-free airport travel testing from only £29.

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East Midlands Airport directions

By car

East Midlands Airport is a well-connected airport, with the M1 just a few minutes drive away, the A42 to the centre of Birmingham, A50 to Stoke-on-Trent and the A453 to Nottingham. If you're travelling to or from Leicester, it's just three junctions away on the M1.

Using a sat-nav? The postcode for East Midlands Airport is DE74 2SA.

Parking is available at East Midlands Airport. See the East Midlands Airport website to book your space.

By train

There are four train stations near East Midlands Airport:

  • East Midlands Parkway station – 5 miles from the airport
  • Long Eaton train station – 7 miles from the airport
  • Derby train station – 12 miles from the airport
  • Nottingham train station – 12 miles from the airport

Tickets are available to purchase at the train station, although you can usually save if you book your tickets in advance.

By bus

Coach services operate daily from the Coach Park, just a few steps from the East Midlands Airport Arrival Hall.

National Express operates direct services to and from East Midlands Airport.

East Midlands Airport Covid-19 testing on departure

If you need a PCR test, select your nearest East Midlands Airport Covid test centre. Follow the steps below for an antigen test.

Book a time to get tested

Book a time to get tested

Ensure you have sufficient time to receive your results and complete your flight check-in.

Perform your swab

Perform your swab

Take the swab by following the instructions included in your kit.

Results in 30 minutes

Results in 30 minutes

You'll receive your test results and doctor-signed fit to fly certificate the same-day by email.

Important: If you test negative, you will be provided with a digital fit to fly certificate and can proceed to check-in. Passengers who test positive will not be permitted to travel.

East Midlands Airport Covid-19 test on arrival

Return Antigen Test

Not fully vaccinated and returning to East Midlands Airport? You will need a fast-action antigen test kit that you take with you and perform before you travel to England.

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Day 2 Test

All fully vaccinated travellers arriving in England are required to take a lateral flow (antigen) test on day 2. Choose Medicspot for stress-free reliable Covid testing with guaranteed same-day results.

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Day 2 and 8 Tests

Are you partially or not vaccinated under the approved UK, Europe or USA program? You will need to book and take PCR tests on day 2 and 8 of your arrival in the UK.

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Test to Release

The government introduced the Test to Release programme to reduce the self-isolation period for travellers returning to England. Partially vaccinated or unvaccinated travellers can shorten their mandatory 10-day quarantine period through the Test to Release scheme with a negative Covid-19 PCR test on day 5.

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East Midlands Airport Covid test FAQs

What is the East Midlands Airport Covid testing price?

Flying to or from East Midlands Airport? Private Covid testing starts from just £29 with Medicspot. For more details on how much a Covid test for travel costs for your flight departing from East Midlands Airport, see our Covid tests page.

How can I book a Covid test for East Midlands Airport?

With Medicspot, you can book a Covid test at one of our next-day test hubs, near East Midlands Airport (LJLA). Alternatively, you can have a test kit delivered to your home before you travel. Medicspot is a government-listed provider and its Covid testing is approved for use at East Midlands Airport.

How quickly will I receive my Covid-19 test result at East Midlands Airport?

Medicspot offers fast PCR testing at our next-day East Midlands test hubs, near East Midlands Airport. If your flight permits an antigen test for travel, you can get your results in as little as 30 minutes. For all our Covid testing options, see our travel test website.

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