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Train Information to Nottingham from Derby

distanceDistance14 miles (22 km)
durationAverage train duration8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency51 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 51 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country or East Midlands Trains

Trains from Derby to Nottingham cover the 14 miles (22 km) long journey taking on average 8 min with our travel partners like Cross Country or East Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 51 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £4, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Nottingham.

Train companies

Travel with CrossCountry from Derby to Nottingham

CrossCountry trains will get you between Derby and Nottingham from £4. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.


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

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Derby and Nottingham, check Omio for CrossCountry trains offering this route. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 14 miles (22 km) trip from Derby to Nottingham, Omio makes it easier than ever to find CrossCountry trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Derby and Nottingham as well as relevant ticket information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard), and book your CrossCountry train on Omio. If you search for trains between Derby and Nottingham in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when travelling. With prices for CrossCountry trains from Derby to Nottingham starting at £4, buy your official CrossCountry tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

Train information from Derby to Nottingham with CrossCountry:

  • Average Duration: 25 min
  • CrossCountry frequency: 26 a day

CrossCountry has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your CrossCountry tickets from Derby to Nottingham and when travelling by train:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Derby to Nottingham

The short journey from Derby to Nottingham, which can be completed in as little as 25 minutes, is offered up to four times an hour each day during peak times by CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains. The majority of services, which commence at 6:00 a.m., are direct, though some trains operated by East Midlands Trains require a change at East Midlands Parkway. Services continue into the night, with the final train each day departing Derby just before midnight.

Travel Tips

Trains from Derby to Nottingham
Travel by train to Nottingham 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 Nottingham.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Derby to Nottingham?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Nottingham from Derby for as little as £4  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Derby to Nottingham?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket between Derby and Nottingham is £8  one way.
What is the distance to Nottingham from Derby via train?
You should expect to travel around 14 miles (22 km)  from Derby to Nottingham by train.
How long is the train journey to Nottingham from Derby?
On average the train from Derby to Nottingham duration is 8 min  for the 14 miles (22 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
What station does the Derby to Nottingham train leave from? Which Nottingham train station do I come into from Derby?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Derby   to Nottingham.

Where is the Derby train station located? Where is the Nottingham train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Derby, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Derby.

The most popular arrival train station, Nottingham, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Nottingham.

Which train providers can get me from Derby to Nottingham?
Take the Derby to Nottingham train with Cross Country or East Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Derby and Nottingham as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I buy a direct train from Derby to Nottingham?
Yes, there are 51 direct trains per day from Derby to Nottingham. You can look to travel with or Cross Country  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 trip.
How many trains are there from Derby to Nottingham a day?
On average, there are 51 trains a day from Derby to Nottingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Derby to Nottingham? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first train from Derby to Nottingham leaves at 07: 26   and the last train for this leaves at 10: 26. Omio shows you the latest train from Derby to Nottingham timetable to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy Derby Nottingham train tickets to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Derby to Nottingham to cost on average £8 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Derby to Nottingham train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 to Nottingham from Derby.