Derby to Edinburgh train

Cheap train tickets from Derby to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£49

Average

£50

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Avanti West Coast
10:47Derby5h31 16:18Edinburgh
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£491One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:48Derby5h30 13:18Edinburgh
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£501One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:47Derby5h31 15:18Edinburgh
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£501One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:48Derby5h30 14:18Edinburgh
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£511One-way

Train schedule Derby to Edinburgh

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 18 May
Avanti West Coast
07:48Derby5h30 13:18Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
08:48Derby5h30 14:18Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
09:47Derby5h31 15:18Edinburgh
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Avanti West Coast
10:47Derby5h31 16:18Edinburgh
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Fastest train times from Derby to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

5 h 30 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

355 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Derby for Edinburgh every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
08:48Derby5h30 14:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£511One-way
Avanti West Coast
07:48Derby5h30 13:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£501One-way
Avanti West Coast
10:47Derby5h31 16:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£491One-way
Avanti West Coast
09:47Derby5h31 15:18Edinburgh
0 changes
£501One-way

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Overview: Train from Derby to Edinburgh

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway

Trains from Derby to Edinburgh cover the 219 miles (354 km) long route taking on average 4 h 15 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £39, but the average price of train tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Derby to Edinburgh

You can travel by train from Derby to Edinburgh with CrossCountry for as low as £39. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

CrossCountry

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Derby to Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Enjoy a smooth and easy trip from Derby to Edinburgh with CrossCountry! As an official travel partner of CrossCountry, Omio can help you search current train timetables from CrossCountry, compare the best routes between Derby and Edinburgh as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable CrossCountry Derby to Edinburgh train ticket available today. If you search for CrossCountry tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train to Edinburgh from Derby on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 219 miles (354 km) journey to Edinburgh from Derby with ease and comfort on a train with CrossCountry.

Train information from Derby to Edinburgh with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 21 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 7 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Derby to Edinburgh

Travel by train to Edinburgh easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Derby to Edinburgh.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Edinburgh from Derby for as low as £39  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Derby to Edinburgh is £52  one way.
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Derby to Edinburgh via train to be approximately 219 miles (354 km).
While the time it takes to travel 219 miles (354 km) to Edinburgh from Derby can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Derby to Edinburgh is on average 4 h 15 min.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Derby   and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Derby, located approximately 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city centre of Derby. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.4 miles (659 m) away from its city centre.

If you're looking for trains from Derby to Edinburgh, you can rely on Avanti West Coast, Cross Country or London North Eastern Railway to get you to Edinburgh. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Derby to Edinburgh trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Derby for Edinburgh is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first train from Derby to Edinburgh leaves at 07: 45   and the last train for this leaves at 16: 45. Omio shows you the latest train from Derby to Edinburgh times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
You can find a train from Derby to Edinburgh to cost on average £52 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Derby to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Derby
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Derby is Derby. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Derby for your trip between Derby and Edinburgh.

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