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from Edinburgh to Derby

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

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Derby

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$105 - $105
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $105 (€88) • 3 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $105 (€88) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet or Cross Country

Take a flight or train to travel 219 miles (354 km) from Edinburgh to Derby. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $105 (€88). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are easyJet or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Edinburgh to Derby.

Travel Tips

Travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Derby.
How do I reach Derby from Edinburgh?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Edinburgh and Derby. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Derby?

The cheapest way to go to Derby from Edinburgh is by taking a train, which costs on average $105 (€88).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Derby:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Edinburgh to Derby costing on average $105 (€88).

What is the fastest way to get from Edinburgh to Derby?

The fastest way to get to Derby from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Derby can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Derby by train can take on average 3 h 51 min.

How many miles from Edinburgh to Derby would I travel?

The distance from Edinburgh to Derby is approximately 219 miles (354 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Derby is:

  • 12 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Edinburgh to Derby as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Edinburgh to Derby, where do I depart from Edinburgh and where do I arrive in Derby?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Edinburgh to Derby:

  • Trains mostly depart from Edinburgh Waverley and arrive in Derby.
Which travel companies can take me from Edinburgh to Derby?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Edinburgh to Derby:

  • You can travel by plane to Derby from Edinburgh with easyJet, and you can find easyJet Edinburgh to Derby tickets for $105 (€88) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Edinburgh to Derby with Cross Country, and you can find Cross Country Edinburgh to Derby tickets for $105 (€88) on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Edinburgh to Derby?

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

  • You can find 12 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 route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Edinburgh to Derby?
Looking to extend your trip from Edinburgh to Derby? Many Omio customers who go from Edinburgh to Derby usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you're looking to explore London, Birmingham or Manchester from Derby, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Derby from Edinburgh online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Edinburgh to Derby, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $105 (€88) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $105 (€88) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Edinburgh to Derby online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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