Derby to London train

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The cheapest train from Derby to London

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Cheapest

£57

Average

£67

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08:41Derby2h11 10:52London Euston
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£571One-way
Cheapest
09:38Derby2h12 11:50London Euston
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£571One-way
08:45Derby2h09 10:54London St Pancras
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£741One-way
09:32Derby1h35 11:07London St Pancras
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£741One-way
08:32Derby1h35 10:07London St Pancras
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£741One-way

Train schedule Derby to London

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08:32Derby1h35 10:07London St Pancras
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08:41Derby2h11 10:52London Euston
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08:45Derby2h09 10:54London St Pancras
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09:32Derby1h35 11:07London St Pancras
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09:38Derby2h12 11:50London Euston
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Fri
3 Dec
£57West Midlands Railway
£11Megabus
Sat
4 Dec
£57West Midlands Railway
£8Megabus
Sun
5 Dec
£44West Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
6 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
£46East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£57West Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
12 Dec
£28East Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
13 Dec
£45East Midlands Railway
£5National Express
Tue
14 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£45East Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£7Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£53East Midlands Railway
£7Megabus
Sat
18 Dec
£57West Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Sun
19 Dec
£28East Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Mon
20 Dec
£45East Midlands Railway
£6Megabus
Tue
21 Dec
£38East Midlands Railway
£12Flixbus
Wed
22 Dec
£39East Midlands Railway
£16Flixbus
Thu
23 Dec
£39East Midlands Railway
£18Flixbus

The fastest train from Derby to London

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Fastest Journey

1 h 35 m

Average

1 h 56 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

182 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Derby for London every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 182 km distance in an average of 1 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 35 m .

The slowest trains will take 2 h 12 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:32Derby1h35 11:07London St Pancras
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£741One-way
Fastest
08:32Derby1h35 10:07London St Pancras
0 changes
£741One-way
08:45Derby2h09 10:54London St Pancras
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£741One-way
08:41Derby2h11 10:52London Euston
1 changes
£571One-way
09:38Derby2h12 11:50London Euston
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£571One-way

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Train Information to London from Derby

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€58)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Derby to London cover the 113 miles (182 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 29 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £44, but the average price of train tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in London Victoria.

Trains from Derby to London

Direct trains from Derby to London take approximately two hours and arrive at either London St Pancras International or London Euston. The first train on a Monday to Saturday departs Derby early in the morning, arriving in London before the working day. Two or three Derby to London trains depart per hour throughout the day. On Sundays, trains depart a couple of hours later. Peak fares apply on trains departing Derby before 9:30 a.m. Several trains then depart each hour with the final direct train departing Derby mid-evening. After this time indirect trains changing at Birmingham are available until later in the evening.

 

Which train companies run from Derby to London?

Derby to London trains are operated by East Midlands Trains, Virgin Trains, and London Midland trains.

How long is the train journey from Derby to London?

The average journey time for most trains travelling from Derby to London varies from 1½ hours to 2½ hours depending on train company, time of day and time of week passengers are travelling. London Midland trains can take 3½ hours.

When are the first and last trains of the day from Derby to London?

Trains from Derby to London begin running in the early morning and continue regularly throughout the day into the late evening. The first Derby to London train departs at 5:00 a.m. while the last leaves Derby at 9:30 p.m.

Where do trains depart from and arrive to?

All trains from Derby to London depart from Derby train station. Trains arrive at either London's St Pancras or Euston train station. Both St Pancras and Euston train stations are connected to local transport via buses, taxis, connecting trains, and the London underground.

Taking the Train from Derby

Derby Station is located 1.5 miles to the east of central Derby and can be reached on foot in less than twenty minutes. Bus numbers 6, 44, 45 and 73 run frequent services between the town centre and the train station. Taxis are also available from central Derby.

Britain's most centrally located city, Derby is the gateway to the Peak District. The city is home to some of the world's best ale houses, diverse festivals, stunning historical landmarks and excellent dining options. From exploring the Peak District National Park, the second most visited park in the world, to enjoying a fun-filled day out at Alton Towers or discovering the city's rich heritage in the 12th century Bolsover Castle, Derby offers endless things to see and do.

Getting into London by Train

Trains form Derby arrive in either London St Pancras or London Euston, two of the major transport termini in North London. From both stations a number of underground options are available, each taking approximately ten minutes to either the City or the West End. The underground runs until 1:30 a.m. with night bus services running throughout the night. Taxis are also available outside both stations.

The grand city of London boasts an eclectic mix of stark modern, Victorian, Georgian and even medieval architecture. London instantly conjures up images of its iconic skyline, magnificent palaces, royal museums, enchanting countryside and swanky theatres. Steeped in history and culture, this leading cosmopolitan city is also one of the world's finest tourist destinations. London offers a plethora of great activities and attractions, from its world-renowned landmarks like Tower Bridge, Buckingham Palace, and Houses of Parliament to its numerous galleries and museums, many of which are free of charge.

Travel Tips

Trains from Derby to London
Travel by train to London 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 London.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Derby to London cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to London from Derby to cost as little as £44  in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Derby to London?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Derby to London train prices are on average £52  one way.
How far is it from Derby to London by train?
The Derby to London train distance is approximately 113 miles (182 km).
How long does it take from Derby to London by train?
On average the Derby to London train time is 1 h 29 min  covering the 113 miles (182 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Derby goes to London? Which train station do I come into London from Derby?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Derby   and arriving in London Victoria.

Where is the departure train station in Derby located? Where is the arrival train station in London located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Derby, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Derby. The most popular arrival train station in London, called London Victoria, is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Derby to London?
When taking a train from Derby to London, you can count on East Midlands Trains, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to London. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to London from Derby and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I purchase a direct train from Derby to London?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Derby to London. You can look to travel with East Midlands Railway  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many trains are there to London from Derby a day?
The average number of trains departing Derby for London is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to London from Derby for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets from Derby to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £52 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Derby to London a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Derby
London
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 from Derby to London.