How to travel from Wakefield to Derby

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Travel Information to Derby from Wakefield

distanceDistance52 miles (84 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$13 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 1 h 28 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€19) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesCrossCountry

Take a train or bus to travel 52 miles (84 km) to Derby from Wakefield. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are CrossCountry among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Wakefield to Derby.

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from Wakefield to Derby

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

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

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Travel on CrossCountry and Northern Rail (3) travel to Derby from Wakefield at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned travel operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 travel companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern travel journeys between Wakefield and Derby. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Wakefield and Derby. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

      FAQs: Travel from Wakefield 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 Wakefield to Derby.

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

      The cheapest way to go to Derby from Wakefield is by taking a bus, which costs on average $13 (€11).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Wakefield to Derby:

      Taking a bus costs $9 (€8) less than taking a train, which costs on average $22 (€19) for the same trip.

      The fastest way from Wakefield to Derby is by train with an average journey time of 1 h.

      There are alternative travel options to Derby that take longer:

      Bus takes on average 1 h 28 min.

      The distance from Wakefield to Derby is approximately 52 miles (84 km).

      The average frequency per day from Wakefield to Derby is:

      • Around 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Wakefield and Derby 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 when traveling from Wakefield to Derby:

      • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Wakefield to Derby depart from Wakefield, Cathedral Retail Pk to Derby, Railway Station (Stop S1).
      • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Wakefield to Derby depart from Wakefield Westgate to Derby.

      The following travel companies offer services from Wakefield to Derby:

      • CrossCountry or Northern Rail (3) can get you to Derby by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with CrossCountry from Wakefield to Derby for $22 (€19) on Omio.

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

      • You can check for a direct train to Derby with CrossCountry with 8 direct trains per day.

      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.

      Many of our customers traveling from Wakefield to Derby don't make Derby their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Derby are London, Birmingham, Manchester, Nottingham or Leicester, 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!

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