Trains to and from Derby


Discover Derby

The UK's most central city is a great place for a cultural or shopping break, or a base to explore nearby Peak District delights.

Popular trains from Derby

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to Nottingham

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It takes around an hour and a half to get from Derby to London, with two services an hour Monday to Saturday.

Don’t forget, you can buy our cheaper Advance tickets up to three weeks before you travel. We’ll also give you an exclusive £1 off our lowest Advance fares – meaning you save £2 on every return journey.

Looking to book for a group? We’ve got some special discounts for our team travellers, perfect for planning that getaway with friends.

*Savings based on Advance single tickets per person booked at Our cheapest fares guaranteed are our lowest Advance fares available on East Midlands Trains services to London St Pancras International and between Liverpool and Norwich.

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Station facilities


Give your thumbs a workout with free station internet from The Cloud.


Fully accessible for wheelchair users and those who need help with their mobility. Hearing loop is also available.


Stock up in the coffee shop, bar and general store.


First Class Lounge lounge on platform 4/6, open every weekday (except bank holidays).


609 car parking spaces across 3 car parks, see map.


Local conntections to Derwent Valley Line and Hope Valley Line.

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What to do in Derby

Derby has plenty to offer for those looking for a fun day out.

Our regional services from Derby include travel to beautiful, rural destinations such as Bakewell and the Peak District. Ride the historic Derwent Valley and North Staffordshire lines to find those hidden spots to discover.

Experience a family day out at the Heights of Abraham cable cars – it’s only around 30 minutes from Derby station to Matlock Bath. Or travel to Uttoxeter and visit the popular racecourse for a flutter and a tipple – just three short stops from Derby station.

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Cheer on the Rams. Cycle round the Velodrome. Catch a film at The Quad.

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Station Ticket Office

You'll find machines where you can buy and collect tickets at both entrances. You'll find the ticket office in main entrance and it's open:

Monday to Friday: 
0455 - 2245
Saturday: 0455 - 2245
Sunday: 0620 - 2300

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About Derby station

The main entrance is on Railway Terrace and the second entrance leads to Pride Park. DE1 2RU.

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Derby station parking

The station has 3 car parks. You'll find bike storage in the North Car Park.