Travel options
from Bristol to Derby

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

No journeys found

We couldn’t find any journeys for this date. Click below and try searching for another date.

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Dec 9
$63Cross Country
Dec 10
$59Cross Country
Dec 11
$59Cross Country
Dec 12
$59Cross Country
Dec 14
$50Cross Country
Dec 15
$50Cross Country

Travel Information from Bristol to Derby

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $58
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 7 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $58 (€49) • 2 h 4 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Take a bus or train to travel 112 miles (180 km) from Bristol to Derby. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 4 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Bristol to Derby.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bristol 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 Bristol to Derby.

What are the ways to get from Bristol to Derby?

There are 2 travel options from Bristol to Derby: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Derby?

The cheapest way to travel between Bristol and Derby is by taking a bus with an average price of $9 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Derby:

Taking a bus is usually $50 (€42) less than taking a train to Derby, which costs on average $58 (€49) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to travel between Bristol and Derby?

The quickest way to travel to Derby from Bristol is by train, which takes on average 2 h 4 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Derby by bus can take on average 7 h.

What is the distance from Bristol to Derby?

Derby is approximately 112 miles (180 km) away from Bristol.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Bristol to Derby?

The average frequency per day from Bristol to Derby is:

  • 17 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Bristol and Derby as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Bristol and Derby, what are the departure and arrival points in Bristol and Derby?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bristol to Derby:

  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Bristol to Derby depart from Bristol, City Centre to Derby, Bus Station.
  • Most travelers board their train from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Derby.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bristol to Derby?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bristol to Derby, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Derby by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Bristol to Derby for $9 (€7) on Omio.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Derby by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Bristol to Derby tickets on Omio for $58 (€49).

Can I find a direct route to Derby from Bristol?

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

  • You can find 17 direct trains per day to Derby with Cross Country.

Direct services to Derby tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Bristol to Derby?

Many of our customers traveling from Bristol to Derby don't make Derby their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Derby are London, Birmingham or Manchester, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Derby to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I buy my Bristol to Derby one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Bristol to Derby, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $9 (€7) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $58 (€49) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Bristol to Derby tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Travelling from Bristol to Derby: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need