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from Glasgow to Derby

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Derby on 18 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:36Glasgow Central4h43 13:19Derby
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08:36Glasgow Central4h43 13:19Derby
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10:40Glasgow Central4h39 15:19Derby
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09:40Glasgow Central5h19 14:59Derby
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10:45Glasgow Queen Street6h42 17:27Derby
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18 Jan
£36Avanti West Coast
19 Jan
£60Avanti West Coast
20 Jan
£36Avanti West Coast
21 Jan
£60Avanti West Coast
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23 Jan
£60Avanti West Coast

Travel Information to Derby from Glasgow

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£38 - £143
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Cross Country

Take a flight or train to travel 231 miles (373 km) between Glasgow and Derby. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £38. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Derby.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Derby

Travel 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 Glasgow to Derby.

What are my travel options from Glasgow to Derby?

There are 2 travel options from Glasgow to Derby: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Glasgow to Derby?

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from Glasgow to Derby, which costs on average £38.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Derby:

A flight is about £105 less than a train, which costs on average £143 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Derby from Glasgow?

The quickest way to travel between Glasgow and Derby is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 4 h 43 min.

How far is Derby from Glasgow?

The distance from Glasgow to Derby is approximately 231 miles (373 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Derby is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

When going from Glasgow to Derby, where do I depart from Glasgow and where do I arrive in Derby?

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

  • Trains from Glasgow to Derby most often leave from Glasgow Central and arrive in Derby.

Which travel companies can take me from Glasgow to Derby?

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

  • Travel with easyJet to go to Derby by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Glasgow to Derby tickets on Omio for £38.
  • Cross Country can get you to Derby by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Cross Country from Glasgow to Derby for £143 on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Derby from Glasgow?

Omio customers who travel from Glasgow to Derby often also extend their holiday to go to London, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Derby and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Derby from Glasgow online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Derby from Glasgow, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing £38 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £143 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Derby from Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.