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.
The average ticket from Edinburgh to Derby will cost around £ 104 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.
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Of the 6 trains that leave Edinburgh for Derby 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 355 km distance in an average of 4 h 23 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 18 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 27 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.
|Distance||219 miles (354 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 21 min|
|Average train ticket price||£65 (€75)|
|Train providers||Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to Derby cover the 219 miles (354 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 21 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £65. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Derby.
CrossCountry trains will get you to Derby from Edinburgh from £36. 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 to Derby from Edinburgh you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
If you're looking for cheap CrossCountry tickets to Derby from Edinburgh, check out Omio! With one-way Edinburgh to Derby train ticket prices starting as low as £142 when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Derby from Edinburgh by showing you the latest CrossCountry offers, train timetables and tickets for this 219 miles (354 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard with CrossCountry. If you search for CrossCountry tickets between Edinburgh and Derby in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Edinburgh and Derby on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with CrossCountry so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.
CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Derby train information:
CrossCountry 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Derby from Edinburgh are the following:
Daily direct trains from Edinburgh to Derby offer regular connections from the Scottish capital to the Midlands. There are hourly departures from Edinburgh Waverley from early morning through to early evening. Indirect services requiring one change en route provide additional options. Journey times on this route range from just under 4 hours to around 4 hours and 20 minutes. Sunday services are a little less frequent with a later departure time for the first connection.
Direct trains to Derby from Edinburgh are operated by CrossCountry. Indirect journeys involve using CrossCountry or LNER services from Edinburgh with a change to CrossCountry trains at Newcastle, or Virgin Trains departures to Crewe connecting with East Midlands Trains routes to Derby.
The fastest CrossCountry direct services from Edinburgh to Derby take 3 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 221 mile journey south. Indirect connections take longer, with journey times ranging from 4 hours and 16 minutes to 4 hours and 32 minutes.
From Monday to Saturday, CrossCountry offers hourly direct services from Edinburgh to Derby from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Indirect connections offer at least one additional journey each hour. After 6:00 p.m. there are two additional connections from Edinburgh but these will require two changes of train en route to Derby. Sunday schedules start around 9:00 a.m. and also feature fewer indirect options. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should expect to find a train to suit their schedule.
Departure train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station is located in the centre of the city, with public transport connections available from bus and tram stops nearby on Princes Street. Airport buses depart from stops opposite the station on Waverley Bridge. The station has a taxi rank by the main concourse and offers left luggage facilities, cafes and restaurants.
Arrival train station: Derby Midland Station is situated about a mile to the south-east of the city centre, with numerous local bus connections available from stops on Midland Road. Skylink buses offer regular connections to East Midlands airport. Station facilities include a taxi rank, shops and refreshment outlets.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Derby.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0.2 miles (429 m) from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Derby, called Derby, is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city centre.
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