How to travel from Glasgow to Derby

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Derby

distanceDistance231 miles (373 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$37 - $51
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€32) • 9 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $51 (€44) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, easyJet or Virgin Trains

Travel 231 miles (373 km) by train, bus or flight to Derby from Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express, easyJet or Virgin Trains among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Glasgow to Derby.

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from Glasgow to Derby

How to get from Glasgow to Derby by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Glasgow to Derby is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

National Express
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
1 transfer
National Express
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
1 transfer
Glasgow International Airport (GLA)
08:10AMBirmingham International Airport (BHX)
0 transfers
Other options
Cross Country
Glasgow Central (GLC)
04:26PMDerby station (DBY)
0 transfers
Cross Country
Glasgow Queen Street (GLQ)
02:26PMDerby station (DBY)
1 transfer
Cross Country
Glasgow Central (GLC)
04:23PMDerby station (DBY)
1 transfer
National Express
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
1 transfer
National Express
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
1 transfer
National Express
Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station
2 transfers
Glasgow International Airport (GLA)
03:00PMBirmingham International Airport (BHX)
0 transfers
Glasgow International Airport (GLA)
09:05PMBirmingham International Airport (BHX)
0 transfers

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Travel on easyJet, National Express and CrossCountry travel between Glasgow and Derby at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next travel between Glasgow and Derby you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

    National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance travel company operating over 550 travel per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates travel services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express travel have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most travel come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your travel from Glasgow to Derby, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.

      EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Travel from Glasgow to Derby

        FAQs: 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 Glasgow to Derby.

        There are 3 travel options from Glasgow to Derby: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel to Derby from Glasgow is a bus with an average price of $37 (€32).

        This is compared to other travel options from Glasgow to Derby:

        A bus is $15 (€13) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Derby costing on average $51 (€44).

        Taking a bus costs $9 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $45 (€39) for the same trip.

        The fastest way from Glasgow to Derby is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

        There are alternative travel options to Derby that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 9 h 55 min.

        Train takes on average 4 h 20 min.

        Derby is approximately 231 miles (373 km) away from Glasgow.

        The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Derby is:

        • Around 1 bus per day.
        • 1 train per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers catch their bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1).
        • Most travelers catch their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Derby.

        The following travel companies offer services from Glasgow to Derby:

        • Travel with National Express for buses to Derby. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Glasgow to Derby tickets on Omio for $37 (€32).
        • EasyJet or Flybe can get you to Derby by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from Glasgow to Derby for $51 (€44) on Omio.
        • Virgin Trains, CrossCountry or East Coast can get you to Derby by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Virgin Trains from Glasgow to Derby for $45 (€39) on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct services available from Glasgow to Derby with the following travel companies:

        • Direct bus available with National Express 1 direct bus per day.
        • 1 direct train per day with CrossCountry.

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

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Derby often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham or Leicester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Derby itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Derby and any of these top destinations today!

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