How to travel from Leeds to Derby

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from Leeds to Derby

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

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

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Travel Information between Leeds and Derby

distanceDistance60 miles (97 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$20 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€4) • 1 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 1 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or CrossCountry

Travel 60 miles (97 km) by train or bus to Derby from Leeds. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are National Express or CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Leeds to Derby.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Leeds to Derby

You can travel by travel between Leeds and Derby with National Express, FlixBus and CrossCountry. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains from Leeds to Derby. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Leeds 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 Leeds to Derby.

      You can get to Derby from Leeds 2 different ways: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Leeds to Derby is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $5 (€4) compared to other travel options to Derby:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs $15 (€13) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $20 (€18).

      The quickest way to travel from Leeds to Derby is by train, which takes on average 1 h 13 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 1 h 45 min of travel time.

      You should expect to travel around 60 miles (97 km) between Leeds and Derby.

      The average frequency per day from Leeds to Derby is:

      • 3 buses per day.
      • 25 trains a day.

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

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

      • Buses most often depart from Leeds at Leeds, Coach Station and arrive in Derby at Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1).
      • Trains mostly leave from Leeds and tend to arrive in Derby.

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

      • You can travel by bus from Leeds to Derby with National Express, Megabus or FlixBus, and you can find Megabus Leeds to Derby tickets for $5 (€4) on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Leeds to Derby with CrossCountry, Northern Rail (3), East Midlands Trains or East Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€18) with CrossCountry from Leeds to Derby.

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Derby with National Express or Megabus with 3 direct buses per day.
      • You can find 14 direct trains per day to Derby with CrossCountry.

      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.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Leeds 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 Leeds and Derby itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Derby and any of these top destinations today!

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