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  • There are no testing or isolation requirements for fully vaccinated and unvaccinated arrivals from the Common Travel Area (CTA)
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals from outside of the CTA aged 12 or over (including transits through the UK) will need to purchase a pack of Lateral Flow Tests (£25) on arrival and complete the course of tests over 10 days
  • Arrivals from outside of the CTA aged 12 or over (including transits through the UK) who are not fully vaccinated will need to complete a PCR test on arrival and on Day 8, and isolate until you receive a negative result from the Day 8 test
  • Guernsey will mirror countries on the UK's red list

Everyone travelling to Guernsey is required to complete a travel tracker prior to arrival in Guernsey

See for more information.


  • There are no testing or self-isolation requirements if you meet any of the following criteria:
    • Fully vaccinated arrivals*
    • Evidence of approved pre-departure negative test
    • Recently recovered previous positive (RP)
  • Non-vaccinated arrivals will require a free PCR test and will need to isolate until negative test result
  • Children aged 10 or under do not need to complete a travel form, undergo testing or isolation

Everyone travelling to Jersey, aged 11 or over, is required to complete an online registration form within 48 hours before departure.

*To be considered 'fully vaccinated'

  • arriving adults will need to have had 3 vaccine doses (two initial doses + booster) at least two weeks prior to arrival
  • Children aged 11 or over are ‘fully vaccinated’ with two initial vaccine doses at least two weeks prior to arrival.

See for more information

For passengers flying from East Midlands Airport


Check-in opens 1 hour 30 minutes before departure and closes 30 minutes before departure.

Nearest Train

East Midlands Parkway train station is just 5 miles from the East Midlands Airport, for journeys to and from destinations outside the East Midlands region.


Short and long term parking are available at East Midlands Airport and can be booked in advanced online.


24-hour bus services operate to and from East Midlands Airport. Travel on direct Skylink service to Nottingham and Long Eaton, running up to every 20 minutes during the day and hourly at night, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Contact Airport

+44 808 169 7032
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For passengers flying to East Midlands Airport

Car Hire

All major companies can be found at East Midlands Airport.


Arrow cars operate a 24 hour service from East Midlands Airport and are located in front of the terminal.

Frequently Asked Questions

The average flight time from East Midlands to Guernsey (via Jersey) is 1 hour 40 minutes with 1 connection.

The average flight time from East Midlands to Jersey is 1 hour 20 minutes.

Fly from Dublin to Southampton on a Blue Islands ATR turboprop aircraft.

✓  ATRs are rear boarding, so choose a seat at the rear if you want to be one of the first to disembark
✓  The toilet is also located at the rear of the aircraft
✓  There is 2+2 cabin configuration on Blue Islands ATR aircraft, seats are A&C + D&F

Blue Islands operates a flight from East Midlands to Guernsey once a week.

Blue Islands operates flights from East Midlands to Jersey once a day, 7 days a week.

Good to Know

Unwind before you fly at the airport's Escape Lounge. Book in advance and enjoy free WiFi, printing, scanning, charging points and newspapers as well as a complimentary selection of tasty treats and drinks.


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