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London to Derby by train

The journey from London to Derby by train is 113.82 mi and takes 1 hr 44 mins. There are 27 connections per day, with the first departure at 05:27 and the last at 20:32. It is possible to travel from London to Derby by train for as little as £18.61 or as much as £116.58. The best price for this journey is £18.61.

Lowest Price£18.61
Journey Duration1 hr 44 mins
Connection per Day27
Lowest Price£18.61
Highest Price£116.58
First Departure05:27
Last Departure20:32
Distance113.82 mi
DepartureLondon
ArrivalDerby
CarriersCrossCountry, Avanti West CoastMore

London to Derby Train Times

Departure date
Saturday, 15 Jun 2024

Your journey from London to Derby with Virail

Virail helps thousands of travelers plan their journeys every year. How? It's easy. Just enter the dates on which you plan to travel from London to Derby. Our powerful engine will look at the data from thousands of travel providers, then show you all the available routes. You can choose to travel however you want. Decide on the type of transport you want to use, what time of day you'd like to set off and whether you'd like a direct journey or one with connections. When you've found your ideal route, Virail will redirect you to the web page of the provider. There, you can make your booking, then it's time to prepare for your trip.

How much do train tickets from London to Derby cost?

Prices will vary when you travel from London to Derby. On average, though, you'll pay about £65.02 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as £18.61, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.
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Prices will vary when you travel from London to Derby. On average, though, you'll pay about £65.02 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How much time will it take to go from London to Derby by train?

The journey between London and Derby by train is approximately 113.82 mi. It will take you more or less 1 hr 44 mins to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey between London and Derby runs for about 113.82 mi and usually takes approximately 1 hr 44 mins. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 1 hr 25 mins. If you are trying to get from London to Derby as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

What time are the first and last departures from London to Derby?

If you prefer to travel early, you will usually find the first departure from London to Derby leaving at 05:27. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last daily departure leaves at 20:32.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays. The first journey of the night departs from London at 05:27. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 20:32. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between London and Derby. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations are used when traveling from London to Derby?

In London, departure stations include Luton Airport (LTN),Gatwick Airport,London Southend Airport,London, Premier Inn Heathrow Terminal 5,London, Marble Arch,Waterloo Rue de la Station 220,London St. Pancras International,London bridge,LONDON,London paddington,London Stansted Airport,London, Victoria Coach Station,Southend airport,London City Airport, LCY,London Euston,London waterloo east,London Heathrow Airport T3,London, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5,London, Stratford. When you arrive in Derby, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Riverlights bus station,Derby Midland Railway Station. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

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

The exact number of journeys from London to Derby can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 27 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including . On particularly busy days, there can be up to departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from London to Derby. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from London to Derby varies, but in general, you can expect to find 20 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 7 journeys with one change or more. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from London to Derby. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from London to Derby
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from London to Derby.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from London to Derby, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from London to Derby.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around £17.33 to £52.62 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 67% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from London to Derby

The cheapest London - Derby train tickets can be found for as low as £30.07 if you’re lucky, or £33.20 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as £38.84.

Find the best day to travel to Derby by train

When travelling to Derby by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

West Midlands Railway is a train operating company that provides passenger services across the West Midlands region of England.The West Midlands Trains consortium, composed of Abellio, JR East, and Mitsui, won the franchise for the region, leading to the establishment of the service in 2017. The West Midlands Railway offers a variety of services, including longer distance services to cities like London and Liverpool as well as local and regional trains.

Services on board Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway and East Midlands Railway from London to Derby
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London to Derby CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
12.82kg
Bus
13.74kg
Flight
36.63kg
Car
29.31kg
What are the CO2 emissions from London to Derby by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between London and Derby are 12.82kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between London and Derby? By taking the train between London and Derby you will save 23.81kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.92kg compared to a bus and 16.49kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from London to Derby?
A train ticket from London to Derby is £65.02. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as £18.61.
What's the cheapest train ticket from London to Derby?
The cheapest ticket you can get from London to Derby is £18.61. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between London and Derby by train?
London to Derby is 113.82 mi.
How long does the train between London and Derby take?
London to Derby is on average 1 hr 44 mins. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 25 mins.
Which companies operate from London to Derby?
The train journey from London to Derby is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: CrossCountry, Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Railway and East Midlands Railway.
How many train connections per day go from London to Derby?
London to Derby has 27 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from London to Derby leave?
The earliest train from London to Derby departs at 05:27. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from London to Derby depart?
The latest train from London to Derby departs at 20:32. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from London to Derby in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is £18.61 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from London to Derby?
There are on average 20 direct connection(s) from London to go to Derby.
What's the fastest journey time between London to Derby by train?
The fastest journey time by train between London and Derby is 1 hr 25 mins.
Is there a direct train from London to Derby?
Yes, there is a direct train between London and Derby.
What are the CO2 emissions for London to Derby by train?
The train journey from London to Derby creates 12.82kg of CO2 emissions.

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