There are 4 ways to get from Bradford to Derby by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Derby

$39 - $75

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Bradford to Derby National Express

$11 - $15

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Alfreton
  2. Take the bus from Alfreton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Corporation Street (Market Place) 9.1|the nines / ...

$28 - $49

Drive  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Bradford to Derby 81.2 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Derby is to bus which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Derby is to drive which takes 1 h 24 min and costs £13 - £19.

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The distance between Bradford and Derby is 99 km. The road distance is 130 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Bradford to Derby, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bradford and arriving at Derby. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Derby. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Derby via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Bradford, England and Derby, England?

You can take a train from Bradford to Derby via Leeds in around 2 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bradford to Derby 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Leeds
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Alfreton
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$17 - $25
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leeds to Alfreton
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Single
$28 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Trent Barton
Phone
01773 712265
Email
talk@trentbarton.co.uk
Website
trentbarton.co.uk
Bus from Alfreton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Derby, Corporation Street (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
trentbarton.co.uk

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