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from Liverpool to Derby

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

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

26 Sep
£56First Transpennine Express
£38National Express
28 Sep
£28National Express
1 Oct
£37National Express
2 Oct
£29National Express

Travel Information from Liverpool to Derby

distanceDistance70 miles (113 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£28 - £57
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £28 • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £57 • 2 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or

Take a coach or train to travel 70 miles (113 km) between Liverpool and Derby. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 12 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £28. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Liverpool to Derby.

Travel Tips

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

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

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

The cheapest way from Liverpool to Derby is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £28 compared to other travel options to Derby:

A coach is £29 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Liverpool to Derby costing on average £57.

What is the fastest way to Derby from Liverpool?

The fastest way from Liverpool to Derby is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 12 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Liverpool to Derby would I travel?

The distance from Liverpool to Derby is approximately 70 miles (113 km).

How many services a day are there to Derby from Liverpool?

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Derby is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Coaches mostly leave from Liverpool, Liverpool One and tend to arrive in Derby, Bus Station.
  • Trains from Liverpool to Derby most often leave from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Derby.
Who can get me from Liverpool to Derby?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Liverpool to Derby:

  • You can take a coach from Liverpool to Derby with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £28 with National Express from Liverpool to Derby.
Is there a direct service between Liverpool and Derby?

Yes, there are direct routes from Liverpool to Derby with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 25 direct trains per day to take to Derby with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Derby tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this journey.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Liverpool to Derby?
Your journey from Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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 book tickets between Liverpool and Derby online for the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets cost £28 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average £57 one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool (Coach Station)
Liverpool Liverpool One Bus Station

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
James Street

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