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Duration 3h 21m
Distance 152.7 miles
Average price £98
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Derby takes 3h 21m and the fastest train takes 2h 39m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Derby. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. White Notley
  2. London St Pancras International
  3. Derby
3h 3m
Bookable on Rome2rio
£80 - £119

Essex to Derby train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Derby. The earliest departure is at 06:48 in the morning, and the last departure from Essex is at 22:08 which arrives into Derby at 07:42. All services require a transfer, and take on average 3h 21m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Derby. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Derby via Liverpool Street station and London St Pancras International. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 3m.

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The distance between Essex and Derby is 116 miles. The road distance is 152.7 miles.

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Essex to Derby train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Derby train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, arrive at Derby station.

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