|Distance||219 miles (354 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||£76 (€85)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Cross Country|
Trains from Edinburgh to Derby cover the 219 miles (354 km) long route taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £67, but the average price of train tickets is £76. Travellers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Derby.
Travel between Edinburgh and Derby from £67 with Omio’s train partners CrossCountry! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train from Edinburgh to Derby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.
It’s easy to book your CrossCountry train ticket from Edinburgh to Derby online with Omio! Simply check the current CrossCountry train timetables for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Edinburgh and Derby as well as relevant travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap CrossCountry train tickets online. Prices for CrossCountry trains from Edinburgh to Derby start at £78 one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 219 miles (354 km). If you search for CrossCountry trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the CrossCountry tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when travelling by train between Edinburgh and Derby. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Edinburgh to Derby CrossCountry train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
When you buy your CrossCountry train tickets between Edinburgh and Derby don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
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 travelling this route book their trains from Edinburgh Waverley to Derby.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Edinburgh Waverley, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Edinburgh. The most popular arrival train station in Derby, called Derby, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.
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