Cheap train tickets from Derby to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 5

Cheapest

$196

Average

$196

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Derby to Edinburgh will cost around $ 196 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 196.

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09:45AMDerby4h33 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
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12:45PMDerby4h13 04:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
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10:45AMDerby4h13 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
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11:45AMDerby4h14 03:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
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10:49AMDerby4h19 03:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way

Train schedule from Derby to Edinburgh

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09:45AMDerby4h33 02:18PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:45AMDerby4h13 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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10:49AMDerby4h19 03:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
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11:45AMDerby4h14 03:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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12:45PMDerby4h13 04:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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01:45PMDerby4h14 05:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
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Sun
Dec 5
$196Cross Country
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Mon
Dec 6
$66Avanti West Coast
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Tue
Dec 7
$66Avanti West Coast
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Wed
Dec 8
$66Avanti West Coast
$43easyJet
Thu
Dec 9
$66Avanti West Coast
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Fri
Dec 10
$71Avanti West Coast
$53easyJet
Sat
Dec 11
$49Avanti West Coast
$53easyJet
Sun
Dec 12
$106Cross Country
$47easyJet
Mon
Dec 13
$66Avanti West Coast
$38easyJet
Wed
Dec 15
$57Avanti West Coast
$46easyJet
Thu
Dec 16
$198Cross Country
$61easyJet
Fri
Dec 17
$77Avanti West Coast
$67easyJet
Sat
Dec 18
$197Cross Country
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Sun
Dec 19
$105Cross Country
$67easyJet
Mon
Dec 20
$65Avanti West Coast
$41easyJet
Wed
Dec 22
$198Cross Country
$48easyJet
Thu
Dec 23
$65Avanti West Coast
$69easyJet
Fri
Dec 24
$65Avanti West Coast
$55easyJet

Fastest train times from Derby to Edinburgh

Showing times and prices for Dec 5

Fastest Journey

4 h 13 m

Average

4 h 17 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

355 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Derby for Edinburgh every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 355 km distance in an average of 4 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 13 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 33 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
12:45PMDerby4h13 04:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
Fastest
10:45AMDerby4h13 02:58PMEdinburgh Waverley
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$1961One-way
11:45AMDerby4h14 03:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 changes
$1961One-way
01:45PMDerby4h14 05:59PMEdinburgh Waverley
0 changes
$1961One-way
10:49AMDerby4h19 03:08PMEdinburgh Waverley
2 changes
$1961One-way

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Train Information from Derby to Edinburgh

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$104 (€87)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesCross Country

Trains from Derby to Edinburgh cover the 219 miles (354 km) long route taking on average 4 h 13 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $66 (€55), but the average price of train tickets is $104 (€87). Travelers depart most frequently from Derby and arrive in Edinburgh Waverley.

Train companies

Crosscountry Railways Derby – Edinburgh

Crosscountry Railways trains will get you between Derby and Edinburgh from $66 (€55). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Crosscountry Railways

Book your Crosscountry Railways Derby to Edinburgh train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Crosscountry Railways’s up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Derby to Edinburgh routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Crosscountry Railways train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Derby to Edinburgh is 219 miles (354 km), and the best price for a one-way Derby - Edinburgh Crosscountry Railways train ticket starts at $196 (€164) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Crosscountry Railways ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Crosscountry Railways!

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • If you have an Off-Peak or Anytime ticket, you can get a full refund and the £10 admin fee has been waived. Advance tickets are normally non-refundable but you can now also get a full refund if your Advance ticket was booked before 23 March 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Derby to Edinburgh
Travel by train to Edinburgh 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 Derby to Edinburgh.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Derby to Edinburgh cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Edinburgh from Derby for the next 7 days starting from $66 (€55)  one way.
How much does it cost to take a train from Derby to Edinburgh?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Derby to Edinburgh train to cost on average $104 (€87)  one way.
How far is it from Derby to Edinburgh by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Edinburgh from Derby by train to be approximately 219 miles (354 km).
How long is a train between Derby and Edinburgh on average?
On average the Derby to Edinburgh train time is 4 h 13 min  covering the 219 miles (354 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Derby and arrival train station in Edinburgh?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Derby   and arriving in Edinburgh Waverley.

Where is the Derby train station located? Where is the Edinburgh train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Derby, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Derby. The most popular arrival train station in Edinburgh, called Edinburgh Waverley, is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from its city center.

Which train providers can get me from Derby to Edinburgh?
For the route from Derby to Edinburgh you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Derby to Edinburgh on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there from Derby to Edinburgh a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Derby to Edinburgh. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When should I buy the Derby to Edinburgh train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains to Edinburgh from Derby to cost on average $104 (€87) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Derby to Edinburgh train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Derby
Edinburgh
The major railway station for departures from Derby is Derby. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Derby for your journey from Derby to Edinburgh.