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Do you know the best way to get from Derby to Leicester? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Derby to Leicester?

When you're traveling from Derby to Leicester, you can expect to pay an average of approximately £ 13.42. You might be able to find prices as low as £ 7.10, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Journey Details

Best price £ 7.10
Journey duration 42 min
Connections per day 47
First departure 07:05
Last departure 22:31
Distance 24.2 mi
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 25 min
Derby - Leicester
21:02 - 21:27
£ 7.10
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 29 min
Derby - Leicester
22:22 - 22:51
£ 7.10
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 21 min
Derby - Leicester
14:04 - 14:25
£ 11.30
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 21 min
Derby - Leicester
15:04 - 15:25
£ 11.30
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 21 min
Derby - Leicester
16:04 - 16:25
£ 11.30
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 21 min
Derby - Leicester
17:04 - 17:25
£ 11.30
East Midlands Railway-logo
East Midlands Railway
Duration: 21 min
Derby - Leicester
20:04 - 20:25
£ 11.30

How long does it take to get from Derby to Leicester by train?

In order to get from Derby to Leicester faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Derby and Leicester will complete the journey in 18 min. On average, it will take you about 42 min to travel the 24.9 mi between Derby and Leicester.

When do departures from Derby to Leicester leave?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Derby at 07:05, and the last departure will leave at 22:31. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Derby to Leicester can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations can I use to travel from Derby to Leicester?

You can depart from Derby at stations such as Derby [ DBY ] and Derby. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Leicester at the following stations: Leicester [ LEI ] and Leicester. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Derby and Leicester. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Derby to Leicester are there every day?

On average, there are 47 daily departures from Derby to Leicester. However, there may be more or less on different days. Providers' timetables can change on certain days of the week or public holidays, and many also vary at particular times of year. Some providers change their schedules during the summer season, for example. At very busy times, there may be up to 47 departures each day. The providers that travel along this route include Nationalrail, East Midlands Railway and CrossCountry, and each operates according to their own specific schedules. As a traveler, you may prefer a direct journey, or you may not mind making changes and connections. If you have heavy suitcases, a direct journey could be best; otherwise, you might be able to save money and enjoy more flexibility by making a change along the way. Every day, there are an average of 31 departures from Derby which travel directly to Leicester. There are 16 journeys with one change or more.

Stations of departure

Derby [ DBY ]
Derby

Destination stations

Leicester [ LEI ]
Leicester
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