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Overview: Train from London to Derby

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersEast Midlands Trains or West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Derby cover the 113 miles (182 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 27 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or West Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £36, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £28. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Derby.

Trains From London to Derby: Journey Details

East Midland provide direct trains from London to Derby. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure. There are trains every half hour throughout the day until the final departure from London very late in the evening. Journey times are approximately an hour and 30 minutes, although late evening services take longer. The Sunday timetable features a reduced service, with a later departure time for the first train of the morning.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Derby depart from St. Pancras station, located on the north side of the city centre. The Kings Cross St. Pancras Underground station is accessible from the station concourse and provides routes across the city on 6 lines. Buses, and some night services stop nearby on Euston Road, Midland Road and Pancras Road. The taxi rank is on Midland Road close to the Eurostar arrivals hall.

Getting into Derby by Train

Derby is a handy base for exploring the region's attractions such as the Peak District and Alton Towers, but also offers some highlights of its own. Derby Cathedral dates from Tudor times, while the Pickford's House Museum of Georgian Life recreates room settings and a formal garden from the Regency period. Trains from London to Derby arrive at the main station, situated south-east of the city centre. Bus routes 5 and 6 stop by the station forecourt and serve the centre. Routes 44 and 45 connect the rail terminus to the bus station while nearby stops on Roundhouse Road and Pride Parkway provide connections around the city. There is a 24-hour Skylink bus service connecting the station to East Midlands airport. Taxis are available from a stand by the main entrance.

Travel Tips: Trains from London 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 London to Derby.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train from London to Derby cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from London to Derby for as low as £28  for the next 7 days.

How much does the train from London to Derby cost on average?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Derby train to cost on average £36  one way.

What is the distance from London to Derby via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Derby via train to be approximately 113 miles (182 km).

What is the average London to Derby train duration?

The train time between London and Derby is on average 1 h 27 min  for the 113 miles (182 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Derby from London by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Derby?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Derby.

Where is the train station in London to go to Derby? Where is the train station in Derby located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city centre of London.

The most popular arrival train station, Derby, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre of Derby.

Which train companies can take me to Derby from London?

If you're looking for trains from London to Derby, you can rely on East Midlands Trains or West Midlands Railway to get you to Derby. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the London to Derby route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Derby from London a day?

The average number of trains departing London for Derby is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from London to Derby? What time is the last train from London to Derby?

The earliest train for this route departs from London at 08: 48. The last train leaves from London at 12: 02. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from London to Derby and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket to Derby from London to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from London to Derby is on average £36 if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between London and Derby available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Derby
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your trip from London to Derby.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139