Edinburgh to Derby train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Edinburgh to Derby

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 18 m

Average

4 h 28 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

355 km

Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to start from $56 with an average ticket price of $159.

The fastest train from Edinburgh to takes 4h 18m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 28m and covers a distance of 355 km.

6 trains that leave Edinburgh for every day with 3 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
04:52PM4h30
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:22PMDerby station (DBY)
$561One-way
1 transfer
Cross Country
04:07PM4h19
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
08:26PMDerby station (DBY)
$1591One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
05:07PM4h19
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
09:26PMDerby station (DBY)
$1591One-way
0 transfers
Cross Country
03:08PM4h18
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
07:26PMDerby station (DBY)
$2001One-way
0 transfers
London North Eastern Railway
03:30PM4h37
Edinburgh Waverley (EDB)
08:07PMDerby station (DBY)
$2201One-way
3 transfers

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Overview: Train from Edinburgh to Derby

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$103 (€89)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCrossCountry, Virgin Trains or East Coast

Trains from Edinburgh to Derby cover the 219 miles (354 km) long route taking on average 3 h 51 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or East Coast. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $103 (€89), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $51 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Derby.

Train companies: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and East Coast from Edinburgh to Derby trains

You can travel by train between Edinburgh and Derby with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and East Coast for as low as $53 (€46). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train between Edinburgh and Derby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

CrossCountry from Edinburgh to Derby train information:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: $112
  • CrossCountry frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Trains from Edinburgh to Derby

FAQs: Travel by train from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Derby.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Edinburgh to Derby can start from as little as $51 (€44) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Edinburgh to Derby is $103 (€89); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Edinburgh to Derby train time is 3 h 51 min   covering the 219 mile (354 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Edinburgh to Derby leaves at 5: 52 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Edinburgh to Derby leaves at 2: 51 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Edinburgh to Derby without having to change trains with CrossCountry. There are 12 direct trains from Edinburgh to Derby each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the journey from Edinburgh to Derby you can take a train with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or East Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Edinburgh and Derby on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.4 miles (727 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Derby, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Derby from Edinburgh is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Edinburgh to Derby by train is December.
You have options as you can travel from Edinburgh to Derby 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Edinburgh and Derby

Edinburgh
Derby
The major railway station for departures from Edinburgh is Edinburgh Waverley. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Edinburgh Waverley for your journey from Edinburgh to Derby.
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 59 | Sun: 07: 00 - 23: 59
Public transit options for Edinburgh Waverley
Bus lines: 22, 30, 33, X22, X25, X37
Train lines: Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper, CrossCountry, LNER, ScotRail, Transpennine Express
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off on Waterloo Place, pick up across from Apex Hotel and drop off outside the Apex Hotel.
Metro: No metro available.
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Gateway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from the bus stops outside the station
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Public transit options for Edinburgh Park
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Buses pick up/drop off from Platform 2 bus stop, adjacent to Herminston Gate
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