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There are 3 ways to get from Bradford to Derby by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Leeds to Derby

$29 - $75

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Bus  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Derby National Express

$10 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1h 24m

  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 2h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Derby is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at Derby. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 45m.

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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 2h 7m.

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The distance between Bradford and Derby is 62 miles. The road distance is 81.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Derby without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £22 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2h 7m to get from Bradford to Derby, including transfers.

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Bradford to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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Bradford to Derby train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Leeds station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Derby is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs £22 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Derby.
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  • Distance: 61.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Bradford to Derby hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1h 13m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bradford to Derby 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 2h 45m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Derby
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
5 times 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
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Derby
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
National Express

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Bradford to Derby bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Bradford to Derby train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Derby is 81 miles. It takes approximately 1h 24m to drive from Bradford to Derby.

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