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Train Information from Leeds to Derby

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price£20 (€23)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Leeds to Derby cover the 60 miles (97 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £20, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Derby.

Train companies

CrossCountry trains between Leeds and Derby

CrossCountry trains will get you from Leeds to Derby from £17. 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 from Leeds to Derby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you compare and book the perfect train with CrossCountry from Leeds to Derby for a smooth and relaxing journey. Check the latest CrossCountry train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, take a look at the travel information for the Leeds to Derby train with CrossCountry (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), compare the best connections for your Leeds - Derby trip and then book a cheap train ticket with ease. The distance from Leeds to Derby by train is 60 miles (97 km). You can book tickets for this CrossCountry train for as low as £17 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for CrossCountry tickets from Leeds to Derby in the Omio app, you can also check whether they are mobile tickets quickly and easily. If they are mobile tickets, then you can go paperless when taking a train. Book that perfect CrossCountry Leeds - Derby train ticket online and enjoy your trip!

CrossCountry from Leeds to Derby train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 22 min
  • Average Price: £17
  • CrossCountry frequency: 10 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by CrossCountry when booking your train tickets between Leeds and Derby due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Travel Tips

Trains from Leeds to Derby
Travel by train to Derby 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 Leeds to Derby.
What is the price of the cheapest train between Leeds and Derby?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Leeds to Derby to cost as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Leeds to Derby cost on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Leeds to Derby train price to come in at an average of £20  one way.
How far is it from Leeds to Derby by train?
The distance to Derby from Leeds by train is approximately 60 miles (97 km).
What is the average Leeds to Derby train duration?
On average the Leeds to Derby train time is 1 h 15 min  covering the 60 miles (97 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What is the departure train station in Leeds and arrival train station in Derby?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Leeds Railway Station   to Derby.

Where is the train station in Leeds? Where is the train station in Derby?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Leeds Railway Station and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Derby most often arrive at Derby and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

What train companies offer a service between Leeds and Derby?
For the best Leeds to Derby train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Leeds to Derby to compare what amenities they may offer.
Is there a direct train from Leeds to Derby?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day between Leeds and Derby. If you’re looking for a direct train from Leeds to Derby, consider travelling with Cross Country. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many train services per day are there from Leeds to Derby?
The average number of trains departing Leeds for Derby is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Leeds to Derby? What time is the last train from Leeds to Derby?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Leeds at 07: 11. The last train leaves from Leeds at 11: 11. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Leeds to Derby and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Leeds to Derby train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Leeds to Derby to cost on average £20 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Leeds to Derby 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 Leeds is Leeds Railway Station. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Leeds Railway Station for your trip from Leeds to Derby.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Sun: 06: 45 - 22: 30 | Mon - Sat: 04: 45 - 23: 59
Connections to/from station
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express
Bus lines: 1, 16, 201, 229, 34, 5, 60, A1