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from Leeds to Derby

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

Our recommendation

To get from Leeds to Derby on 24 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:11Leeds Railway Station1h16 09:27Derby
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08:11Leeds Railway Station1h16 09:27Derby
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09:00Leeds Railway Station1h29 10:29Derby
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10:00Leeds Railway Station1h28 11:28Derby
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09:25Leeds Railway Station1h59 11:24Derby
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Travel Information from Leeds to Derby

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £21 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a coach or train to travel 60 miles (97 km) to Derby from Leeds. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Leeds to Derby.

Travel Tips

Travel from Leeds 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 Leeds to Derby.
What are my travel options from Leeds to Derby?

There are 2 ways to travel between Leeds and Derby including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Leeds to Derby?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Leeds to Derby. Tickets for a coach cost on average £8.

This is compared to other travel options to Derby:

A coach is about £14 less than a train, which costs on average £21 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Leeds to Derby?

The fastest way to get to Derby from Leeds is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Derby that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Derby by coach can take on average 5 h 25 min.

How far is it from Leeds to Derby?

The Leeds to Derby distance is approximately 60 miles (97 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Leeds to Derby is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Leeds to Derby?

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Leeds at Leeds, Kirgate Coach Stop and arrive in Derby at Derby, Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leeds Railway Station and arrive in Derby.
Which travel companies can take me from Leeds to Derby?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Derby by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Flixbus from Leeds to Derby for £8 on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country for trains to Derby. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Cross Country Leeds to Derby tickets on Omio for £21.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Leeds to Derby?
Your journey from Leeds to Derby doesn't have to end in Derby. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Manchester to your Leeds to Derby trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Derby today!
How early should I buy Leeds to Derby tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £8 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £21 one way.

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

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