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Train Information to Derby from Edinburgh

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$60 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Edinburgh to Derby cover the 219 miles (354 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $60 (€50), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $57 (€48). Travelers depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Derby.

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Train from Edinburgh to Derby with Crosscountry Railways

Buy your official Crosscountry Railways train tickets from Edinburgh to Derby from $57 (€48) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

Crosscountry Railways

Save time and money by searching for and booking your Crosscountry Railways train between Edinburgh and Derby online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest Crosscountry Railways train from Edinburgh to Derby, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current Crosscountry Railways train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 219 miles (354 km) trip from Edinburgh to Derby as well as ticket information for the train (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap train ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for trains between Edinburgh and Derby, you can check straight away if the Crosscountry Railways ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Buy your official Crosscountry Railways Edinburgh to Derby train tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Crosscountry Railways has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Crosscountry Railways tickets from Edinburgh to Derby and when traveling by train:

  • 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 Edinburgh to Derby
Travel by train 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.
How much do cheap train tickets to Derby from Edinburgh cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Edinburgh to Derby to cost as little as $57 (€48)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Edinburgh and Derby?
The Edinburgh to Derby train ticket price is on average $60 (€50)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Derby from Edinburgh by train?
The train distance from Edinburgh to Derby is around 219 miles (354 km).
How long is a train from Edinburgh to Derby on average?
The train time between Edinburgh and Derby is on average 4 h 29 min  for the 219 miles (354 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Edinburgh and Derby by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Edinburgh and arrival train station in Derby?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley   and arrive in Derby.

Where do I find the Edinburgh train station to Derby? Where is the Derby train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Edinburgh Waverley, which is located around 0.2 miles (429 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Derby, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Edinburgh to Derby?
Take the Edinburgh to Derby train with Cross Country. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Derby from Edinburgh as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I purchase a direct train from Edinburgh to Derby?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Edinburgh to Derby. You can look to travel with Cross Country  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many train services are there between Edinburgh and Derby a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Edinburgh to Derby. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Edinburgh to Derby to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Edinburgh to Derby within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $60 (€50) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Derby from Edinburgh are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 between Edinburgh and Derby.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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