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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from London to Derby?

Lowest Price€10.07
Fastest Train1h 24m
Trains Per Day8
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from London to Derby right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from London to Derby?

In the last month, €62.33 was the average price of a train ticket from London, LND to Derby, DBY. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from London to Derby?

The distance between London and Derby is approximately 113 miles, or 182 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 52 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 24 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from London to Derby are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs London at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from London to Derby?

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 5 of these are direct connections to Derby. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Derby to London. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from London to Derby for €33.13.

Which train should you take from London to Derby?

There are 3 train lines with service from London, London, City of to Derby, Derbyshire. East Midlands Trains is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 6 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Avanti West Coast + Connections11h 53m€109.13
East Midlands Trains61h 49m€50.18
West Midlands Railway + Connections12h 5m€32.83

Where is the train station in London?

There are two stations in London where you can board the train to Derby:

  • St Pancras Intl
  • London Euston

Where is the train station in Derby?

Derby has one train station:

  • Derby Train Station

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