How to travel from Edinburgh to Derby

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Travel Information between Edinburgh and Derby

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $55
fastestFastest modeFlight • $55 (€50) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlybe

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 219 miles (354 km) to Derby from Edinburgh. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flybe among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Edinburgh to Derby.

Travel Tips: Travel from Edinburgh to Derby

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 4 ways to travel from Edinburgh to Derby including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Derby is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $15 (€13) compared to other travel options to Derby:

Taking a bus is usually $41 (€37) less than taking a flight to Derby, which costs on average $55 (€50) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is usually $4 (€4) less than taking a train to Derby, which costs on average $19 (€17) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Derby from Edinburgh is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Derby can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 47 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Edinburgh to Derby is:

  • 15 trains a day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Edinburgh, Elder Street and arrive in Derby.
  • Most travelers take a train from Edinburgh Waverley to Derby.

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

  • Travel with Flybe for flights to Derby. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flybe Edinburgh to Derby tickets on Omio for $55 (€50).
Omio customers who travel from Edinburgh to Derby often also extend their vacation to go to London, Birmingham or Manchester. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Derby and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets cost on average $15 (€13) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $55 (€50) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $19 (€17) one way.

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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