Travel options
from Derby to London

You can get from Derby to London by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Derby to London on 27 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:15Derby4h00 15:15London
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£171One-way
Cheapest
06:05Derby4h15 10:20London
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£121One-way
Other options
17:40Derby4h10 21:50London
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£171One-way
09:15Derby4h00 13:15London
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£211One-way
13:10Derby4h15 17:25London
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£171One-way

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
26 Oct
£74
£9Flixbus
Wed
27 Oct
£63
£7Flixbus
Thu
28 Oct
£53
£4Flixbus
Fri
29 Oct
£53
£4Flixbus
Sat
30 Oct
£53
£6Megabus
Sun
31 Oct
£53
£4Flixbus
Mon
1 Nov
£45
£4Flixbus
Tue
2 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Wed
3 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Thu
4 Nov
£45
£3Flixbus
Fri
5 Nov
£30
£3Flixbus
Sat
6 Nov
£63
£4Flixbus
Sun
7 Nov
£44West Midlands Railway
£4Flixbus
Mon
8 Nov
£38
£8National Express
Tue
9 Nov
£38
£3Flixbus
Wed
10 Nov
£38
£3Flixbus
Thu
11 Nov
£38
£3Flixbus
Fri
12 Nov
£38
£4Flixbus
Sat
13 Nov
£53
£4Flixbus
Sun
14 Nov
£28
£4Flixbus
Mon
15 Nov
£38
£3Flixbus

Travel Information to London from Derby

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £45
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £4 • 2 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £45 • 1 h 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Travel 113 miles (182 km) by coach or train between Derby and London. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 29 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £4. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from Derby to London.

Travel from Luton to London: Journey Details

Whether you have just touched down from a flight at the airport or you are coming from the town itself, traveling from Luton to London is easy. The distance between the two cities is fairly short, so flying won't make sense, but trains and coaches cover the journey in between 25 minutes and 1 hour. Services depart at least once an hour, even in the middle of the night, and travelers in the UK can choose between a variety of drop off points in central London.

Return trips from London to Luton are also available.

Coaches from Luton to London

Coaches are one of the most convenient ways to get to London, particularly if you are transferring from a flight. National Express runs daily direct coaches from Luton to London. The earliest coaches depart the airport at 4:55 a.m., and continue until late in the night, with the final bus at 3:55 a.m. The journey takes just over an hour. Alternatively, you can take services provided by EasyBus, Green Line and Terravision. Most of these services will stop at Finchley Road and Baker Street, and some stop at Brent Cross, Marble Arch and Golders Green as well.

Trains from Luton to London

Trains from Luton to London are the fastest way into town, with regular express services from East Midland Trains. The first train leaves just after 8 a.m. and services continue until after midnight. Journey times vary slightly depending on the time of day, but will only last between 25 minutes and 40 minutes. All train services stop at Kings Cross St Pancras, but you can also get off at Farringdon, Blackfriars and City Thameslink stations, as well as Borehamwood in the suburbs.

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FAQs
How do you get from Derby to London?

There are 2 ways to get from Derby to London: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Derby to London?

The cheapest way from Derby to London is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £4 compared to other travel options to London:

A coach is about £41 less than a train, which costs on average £45 for this journey.

What is the fastest way to London from Derby?

The fastest way from Derby to London is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 29 min.

Other travel options from Derby to London can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to London by coach can take on average 2 h 25 min.

How many miles are between Derby and London

The Derby to London distance is approximately 113 miles (182 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Derby to London?

The average frequency per day from Derby to London is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Derby and London as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Derby to London?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Derby to London:

  • Coaches mostly depart from Derby, Bus Station and arrive in London, Victoria Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Derby and tend to arrive in London Victoria.
Which travel operators can get me from Derby to London?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Derby to London, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • National Express can get you to London by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with National Express from Derby to London for £4 on Omio.
Can I find a direct route to London from Derby?

Yes, there are direct services available to London from Derby with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches with Flixbus or National Express.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to London as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Derby to London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey from Derby to London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Derby to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Derby and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Derby to London ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Derby to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £4 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £45 one way.

But we recommend booking Derby to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.