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.
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1 h 44 m
2 h 14 m
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Of the 6 trains that leave Derby for London every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||113 miles (182 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||£40 (€46)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||East Midlands Railway, Thameslink or West Midlands Railway|
Trains from Derby to London cover the 113 miles (182 km) long route taking on average 1 h 36 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Railway, Thameslink or West Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in London Victoria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Omio customers book a train from Derby to London Victoria most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Derby, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Victoria, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.
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