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Train Information between London and Derby

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 27 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesEast Midlands Trains or West Midlands Railway

Trains from London to Derby cover the 113 miles (182 km) long route taking on average 1 h 27 min with our travel partners like East Midlands Trains or West Midlands Railway. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $38 (€32), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€43). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Derby.

Trains From London to Derby: Journey Details

East Midland provide direct trains from London to Derby. The weekday schedule begins with an early morning departure. There are trains every half hour throughout the day until the final departure from London very late in the evening. Journey times are approximately an hour and 30 minutes, although late evening services take longer. The Sunday schedule features a reduced service, with a later departure time for the first train of the morning.

Taking the Train from London

Trains from London to Derby depart from St. Pancras station, located on the north side of the city centre. The Kings Cross St. Pancras Underground station is accessible from the station concourse and provides routes across the city on 6 lines. Buses, and some night services stop nearby on Euston Road, Midland Road and Pancras Road. The cab rank is on Midland Road close to the Eurostar arrivals hall.

Getting into Derby by Train

Derby is a handy base for exploring the region's attractions such as the Peak District and Alton Towers, but also offers some highlights of its own. Derby Cathedral dates from Tudor times, while the Pickford's House Museum of Georgian Life recreates room settings and a formal garden from the Regency period. Trains from London to Derby arrive at the main station, situated south-east of the city centre. Bus routes 5 and 6 stop by the station forecourt and serve the centre. Routes 44 and 45 connect the rail terminus to the bus station while nearby stops on Roundhouse Road and Pride Parkway provide connections around the city. There is a 24-hour Skylink bus service connecting the station to East Midlands airport. cabs are available from a stand by the main entrance.

Train tickets from London to Derby: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 24 €
3 weeks earlier 23 €4%
1 month before 24 €0%
2 months earlier 24 €0%


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  • Buying your train ticket from London - Derby 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 4% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket London - Derby with 2 months in advance you save up to about 0% compared to the initial price.
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Travel Tips

Trains from London 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 London to Derby.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train between London and Derby cost?
Train tickets to Derby from London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $38 (€32)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from London to Derby?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Derby train to cost on average $51 (€43)  one way.
How far is London to Derby by train?
The train distance from London to Derby is around 113 miles (182 km).
What is the London to Derby train travel time?
The train time between London and Derby is on average 1 h 27 min  for the 113 miles (182 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from London to Derby by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from London to Derby do I depart from? Which Derby train station from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from London Victoria   and arrive in Derby.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) 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 providers offer a service from London to Derby?
For the best London to Derby train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with East Midlands Trains or West Midlands Railway. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services to Derby from London to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any nonstop train services from London to Derby?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day from London to Derby. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with East Midlands Railway. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
How many trains are there to Derby from London a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from London to Derby. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I book train tickets from London to Derby to score the best deals?
You can find trains from London to Derby to cost on average $51 (€43) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Derby train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London
Derby
The major railway station for departures from London is London Victoria. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at London Victoria for your journey from London to Derby.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
24/7
Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 2078437688
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139